blueloon replied the topic: Re: Best Carving Tools ?
Colin, sorry my reply took so long, long sad story,,,anyway, I have carved hard rock maple for about 18 years. I have used nothing but POWER tools, and I can tell you the simple solution if you wish. The subject matter of these carvings was 2 inch bird pins. I have carved and sold perhaps 2500 of them. maybe more!!! This is the "profit" maker of my carving. Can talk about that later also. Hope this is some help...if not, please let me know. blueloon
Hmmm ... sounds interesting. I am wanting to do some relief carving in musical (stringed) instruments ... but you of all people will know that Eastern Maple is like carving rock ... so power tools are easiest, but I am making such shallow cuts ... what about something like a dremel tool ??
Hey ... it would be neat to see some of your carving ... if you haven't posted in the Gallery section, you should, let me know and I will give you "permissions" to the sections you want
Demented Woodworker replied the topic: Re: Best Carving Tools ?
You can never go wrong with "Swiss Made" brand. The only problem is they are mostly carried by Woodcraft so there is little competition on purchasing them. I would also advise not to buy set but to purchase each tool for a purpose. There are just way too many of them to get them all.