carving

  1. BobbyLane

    American Elm video

    This one definitely deserves its own thread! Love the work Arthur Joura did on this American elm, its so typical of the Oak trees we see here in the forests and parks. some of you may remember his posts from the old IBC forum, he does great work making trees look like real trees.
  2. E

    Any reliable guides on getting started with using power tools for carving and enhancing deadwood?

    Does anyone know of a guide or a book or a series of videos I can read/watch that at least gives a primer on the use of rotary tools/die grinders for the creation and enhancement of deadwood? More specifically, I want to know things like how to handle the tool, what the different bits do, what...
  3. Gottibonsai

    Suiseki progression, from daiza to exposition!

    Hi, today I want to show you guys all the trasformation of this suiseki. It is a stone I collected a year ago when I was 17, and in some months I created the Daiza. Last year I then exposed the stone at a really important international exhibition here in Italy. In this thread I will show you the...
  4. Sn0W

    First Carving Attempt

    I, like most beginners, have a load of old privets that I've dragged home from various places around the city that I happen to come across being pulled out in my day to day. I have one that didn't have a lot of root but I potted it anyways and unsurprisingly it pretty much died all over except...
  5. parhamr

    Die grinder recommendations please

    I'm wanting a rotary grinding tool for some upcoming carving work. What do you recommend? Criteria: Good value (not cheap; not expensive) Reasonably quiet Good for detailed work Durable Low maintenance Do I want it electric or air? If air, please recommend a compressor, too!
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