Coming Shows And Events

~~2021~~ July 18-22…Honesdale, PA.  18th Northeast Woodcarvers Roundup at Cherry Ridge Campsite.  Admission free; cost for materials. Contact Robert Muller (570) 470-2736.  rmuller@nep.net.  Website: http://www.cherryridgecarvers.org July 18-24…Crete, NE.  Mid-America Woodcarvers’ Doane Experience 2021 at Doane University, 1014 Boswell Ave.  Registration required.  Contact Rohn Collins (402) 553-6721; rohncollins@cox.net Website: thedoaneexperience.com July 21-24…Fletcher, OH.  11th Buckeye WoodcarversContinue reading “Coming Shows And Events”

Choosing The Right Carving Knife

A proper carving knife is a key element to your enjoyment in wood carving.  The wrong choice of knife can cause you a lot of discomfort, frustration and perhaps be the reason you may even quit.  There are loads of quality wood carving knives on the market today, most of which are made by wellContinue reading “Choosing The Right Carving Knife”

How Do I Know If My Knife Is Sharp?

Today’s question comes from Bill who writes: “Thanks, Bob, for starting this blog!!! My question: When I watch videos of some of the well known carvers doing what they do the best, it often looks as though they are cutting through butter rather than wood. I buy my basswood from the same place that IContinue reading “How Do I Know If My Knife Is Sharp?”

Welcome to my blog!

Here is a simple but useful bandsaw repair tip! New 10″ Rikon Bandsaw How to adjust the blade alignment (tracking) on your Bandsaw The “tires” on bandsaw wheels can be critical for proper tracking. Have you changed them in recent years? There should be a slight crown to the tire which draws the blade towardContinue reading “Welcome to my blog!”