Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Carving a Cross with Wedding Rings

Table Saw Cut Out

6mm # 3 gouge helps with rough

Rounding outside diameters
6mm # 5 gouge starts inside diameter

2mm flat chisel gets through
tight spaces

Small #3 gouge starts ring separation

Narrow point detail knife whittles
away both inside and outside diameters 

Rings are separated and loose from cross

Clean up rough surfaces and
ring diameters

Happy Easter!

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Chip Carved Easter Egg

Stick in Stick Pins

Layout Hex divisions with Compass

A tin can helps to draw longitude lines

Use a Compass to mark latitude divisions

Hold the pencil while rotating the egg

Free hand diagonal lines

Have some fun with chip carving!