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Refining the Edge

A master class in honing carving tools. By David Calvo Pages: 53-55 From the November 2006 issue #158 Buy this issue now In the last issue, we looked at a basic set of carving tools and how to refine the shapes with grinding. In this article, we’ll take a look at getting the edges...

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Bare Bones of Carving

A master carver looks at essential tools and sharpening techniques. By David Calvo Pages: 53-57 From the October 2006 issue #157 Buy this issue now In 1979, after five years of college and with a philosophy degree in my hand, I was heading to interview for my first job as a woodcarver. My prospective...