Basic Woodcarving Techniques
with Mary May
Carving is a wonderful way to expand your woodworking skills and designs. In this DVD, Mary May introduces you to the basic tools she uses, how to sharpen them to a razor sharp edge, and how to use them safely and efficiently to carve two projects. She also shares tips on how to work with wood grain and transfer designs to your stock.
Mary May is a professional woodcarver in Charleston, SC, who specializes in decorative carvings for architecture and furniture. She studied and worked with master carvers in Greece, England, and Malaysia to learn the traditional techniques of classical woodcarving. In addition to teaching at various schools and guilds across the USA, Mary offers carving classes through her online video school at: www.marymaycarving.com/carvingschool.
122 minutes, DVD. Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Productions, 2014.