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Getting Started Ever toy with the idea of carving? I don't mean entering competitive challenges across the country.I'm just talking carving: something to do with your time that results in pleasure, accomplishment, pride or satisfaction.
Carving can be any or all of these things.And it is a lot easier to start than you may imagine.First off, there are a lot of different tools that are needed.Sometimes that in itself can be enough to discourage someone from starting.
Gouges come in different lengths.Knives are a myriad of shapes.There are 'series' of tools.Lots are straight.Many are bent.Some are 'fishtail'.They have different shaped handles.The variations go on and on.
There are so many tools available, it's hard to even know what tools you need to start carving, or what tools are most useful.Despite the popular saying, 'You can't have too many tools!' I think it's a good idea to start small and work your way toward a larger collection.
As you gain experience, you'll discover that you actually 'need' another tool for a particular reason or effect.Once you start carving (and I'm sure the 'old-hands' would all agree) you will find you use a small...