Simple Carving With Basic Tools

Simple Carving With Basic Tools

Carving is easier then it looks. with jsut simple bench chisels, anyone can start learning how to carve. A Celtic weave is a great place for a beginner carving. you can make it simple lines or you can take it deeper and do more. Today we will be using basic tools. bench chisels and a couple gouges. this is basic woodworking tools just like Uri Tuchman would do it… but different.


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  1. S. Koune on February 20, 2023 at 5:24 am

    Wanted to start carving some designs but no experience whatsoever. Your simple approach and reassurance about not being afraid is quite motivating. Thanks & cheers,

  2. Brian Bassett on February 20, 2023 at 5:26 am

    When I used to have time to play I would carve things to give away to friends. I never was never able to look at something I made without seeing the small flaws that either no one else could see, or that they were too kind to ever say anything. I never thought of trying to use them to get people to buy crap on Amazon so I could make a few pennies… I guess the motivation really does make a difference.

  3. Pakistan News on February 20, 2023 at 5:27 am

  4. Jennifer Taylor on February 20, 2023 at 5:28 am

    There’s something special about watching a master work at his craft. Beautiful

  5. michael lyons on February 20, 2023 at 5:28 am

    I have even used a hobby knife set, super sharp but slow.

  6. Roger Hitchins on February 20, 2023 at 5:28 am

    I am truly enthused by your positivity and skill – thank you! I will try and make something now!

  7. Adam on February 20, 2023 at 5:30 am

    Such an enjoyable demonstration. Thankyou for the inspiration and humility you put into your videos. 😊👍🙏

  8. Theobald von Thorhausen on February 20, 2023 at 5:30 am

    Awesome video

  9. Sheila Maclean on February 20, 2023 at 5:31 am

    Great, easy to follow and very encouraging – thankyou!!!

  10. Dan Mihaescu / World Flutes and Drums on February 20, 2023 at 5:31 am

    What kind of clamps do you use to hold the wood block in place?

  11. Stewart Mackay on February 20, 2023 at 5:33 am

    I really enjoyed your video, you are a super teacher, thank you.

  12. ACLS123 on February 20, 2023 at 5:34 am

    Thank you, all blacksmiths should know how to do basic carving Just wasn’t a skill I learned … tell now

  13. Katherine Richardson on February 20, 2023 at 5:37 am

    Its cool and raely

  14. aa on February 20, 2023 at 5:38 am

    Really enjoyable video

  15. DAMNED SHARP KNIVES LLC on February 20, 2023 at 5:38 am

    Excellent review-

    I’m looking at making or getting a travel mallet set for camping and hiking, so the Flexcut Mallet Set vs 2 Cherries vs Stanley vs Grizzly is what brought me here… via the almighty Algorithm!

    Would you offer an educated suggestion at building a good travel set.

    I have several gouges that i’ve built into a hodgepodge collection, not really a full set from any brand.

    FWIW… My better gouges are from Stanley (I think they were the Blue set) and Grizzly’s nice gouges called the Japanese set. All of the smaller knives and palm chisels are from the Flexcut deluxe sets.

    BTW I don’t do faces or busts, but Runes and line art on old down wood I find along a hike, or firewood cuts, and leave them as treasures in the woods or camp sites.

    Overall, I’m looking to streamline my tool brand and not have 5 of everything that sux! 😳🤔🥲😡🤬🤬🤬

    Thanks for posting your amazing work!

  16. Duh Duck on February 20, 2023 at 5:40 am


  17. Quinn Aaron on February 20, 2023 at 5:43 am

    What kind of wood do you use for this project? I would love to give it a try and picked up some chisels, but I think the scrap wood I have from my last carpentry attempt is kind of hard and yours appears to give way much more easily.

  18. Schnee Stern X on February 20, 2023 at 5:43 am

    Thank you, it’s really inspiring =)

  19. vladimir trifunovic on February 20, 2023 at 5:44 am

    Great precision, and yet the shirt buttons don’t meet the belt buckle.🙂

  20. Cornchips 1234 on February 20, 2023 at 5:46 am

    This was a fantastic tutorial! Your voice was so soothing, the techniques were easy to understand and clear! I can’t wait to start carving my walking stick!

  21. TokesNation Propaganda Ministry on February 20, 2023 at 5:47 am

    Awesome video so clear and easy to follow along, I learnt a heap and enjoyed it immensely well done 👍🏼

  22. B30pt87 on February 20, 2023 at 5:50 am

    This video changed my whole attitude about carving. You are great at teaching! (I subscribed immediately.)
    I used to carve ivory as a jeweler, with a Foredom, and I loved it, but I left that skill behind years ago when I got out of the jewelry business. I’ve been wondering if it would apply to carving wood, since I’m now in possession of exotic wood scraps that I would like to make things out of. Watching this got me excited- which is exactly the feeling I had back when I first started carving fossil walrus tusks.
    Thank you so much for your clear teaching and attitude. Looking forward to watching your other videos!

  23. Tim Rodriguez on February 20, 2023 at 5:51 am


  24. MandelnGanz on February 20, 2023 at 5:51 am

    one video and 20 min later i spent 230 euros on a carving set. thanks for that

  25. Wm Blake on February 20, 2023 at 5:53 am

    I think I can do this. You rock man! Thanks!

  26. Ismael Pacheco on February 20, 2023 at 5:53 am

    This is really gonna help me with my Viking/Celtic style Mandalorian armor. Very informative and answered the exact questions I had. Definitely going to subscribe

  27. Rajesh Akampadam on February 20, 2023 at 5:54 am

  28. IllernStockselius on February 20, 2023 at 5:54 am

    Love this video and I am right now trying to do this for the first time😃
    I loved the last bit about the trees and it hit me, you remind me so much of Bob Ross in the way you made this video and the instructions to just enjoy the process.
    Much respect from Sweden👍💪

  29. Richard DeLuca on February 20, 2023 at 5:55 am

    Great presentation..thanks!

  30. Anubis Pup on February 20, 2023 at 5:56 am

    If you live near one, stop by a Harbor Freight, they have a couple of fairly simple chisle sets, pieces of which I still use 6 years later, they’re excellent for beginners.
    Also, I never could figure out what to use that V chisle for, so THANK YOU, oh my gods I’ve just had it sitting on a tiny frame like an oddity.

  31. Strah Iurie on February 20, 2023 at 5:57 am

    would a vinyl plotter / cutter be any better over the printed design ? I could easily cut the self adhesive stickers and weed off the "black" design to expose the wood – only if it worth it ? I am a beginner and need to curve a 5m oak post . I assume large design are easier to carve Thanks for your upload !

  32. David Smith on February 20, 2023 at 6:00 am

    Might make your life easier by tracing your stencil image on to the wood using carbon paper. Thanks for the video 🙂

  33. Patriot Rising on February 20, 2023 at 6:02 am

    I am so disappointed…. You have a spot that doesn’t have a tool taking it up.
    But seriously love the shop!

  34. The Big Sebowski on February 20, 2023 at 6:02 am

    Bonjour super vidéo👍je vais essayer!!par contre pouvez vous donner le poids de votre maillet laiton svp?merci

  35. Matti on February 20, 2023 at 6:04 am

    Thanks for the video, I’m excited to start carving myself!

    I just had 2 more questions: can you maybe tell something about the type of wood you’re using?

    And the direction of the graines, and which way you cut, is that of any importance? Due to accidental splintering and what not?

    Again, thanks for uploading cool vids!
    Greetings from the Netherlands! Matti

  36. Mauricio Oliveira on February 20, 2023 at 6:04 am

    bom trabalho muito bom parabéns, já deixando meu joinha

  37. PlayByPlay on February 20, 2023 at 6:04 am

    I didn’t know Jhony Sins was a woodworker too 🤣

  38. Bill Chapman on February 20, 2023 at 6:05 am

    Have you tried carving any zoomorphs? They look a lot more difficult but they’re really not. They’re kind of fun and catches peoples eyes. They are expandable and contractable in much the same way.

  39. U Haroldas on February 20, 2023 at 6:06 am

    amazing, im about to start!!

  40. SALL on February 20, 2023 at 6:09 am

    What if someone doesn’t have a table and vices to hold the wood?

  41. Mach Fiver on February 20, 2023 at 6:11 am

    There’s a couple things I’ve noticed that are rarely covered. One is with moisture content of the wood. Dried out wood is way harder to carve and certain woods makes it easier to have tearout and folded broken grain no matter how sharp your tools are. Yet green wood can crack up but is easy to carve. I’ve found that dried wood that I then leave out in the rain a while then carve once it doesn’t feel wet anymore is best. The other is the types of wood to use. I’ve seen people carve wood that definitely isn’t basswood yet carves like it is. I’ve bought yellow cedar lumber that is terrible to carve yet yellow cedar is what Native Indians carve with. I find carving hardwoods is better than softwoods especially with tearout and bits breaking off accidentally.

  42. Hakim B.M.K on February 20, 2023 at 6:14 am

    Im trying to find new hobby and thinking of wood carving, this vid really help. Love your commentary and word of encouragement, my motivation has definitely increase after watching this. Thank you.

  43. Jeff's Art & Adventure! on February 20, 2023 at 6:15 am

    Carbon acetate stencil paper transfers with glycerin and a small hairdryer to set it = easy mode.

  44. Victor on February 20, 2023 at 6:15 am

    Awesome, just came across your channel…you are like the Bob Ross of engraving

  45. David on February 20, 2023 at 6:16 am

    Really inspiring!! I am in the process of making a clock out of a slab of walnut, I will used what I learned on this video.

  46. John Carrizales on February 20, 2023 at 6:16 am

    Would you be able do it on bamboo

  47. Christy Shultz on February 20, 2023 at 6:20 am

    So the printout you put down is for stupid or lazy people? You know legitimate carving doesn’t really cover bullshit like that. It’s called being an artist and knowing how to woodvwork, that’s just lazy..

  48. Phil Lesh’s Liver Cody on February 20, 2023 at 6:20 am

    Very cool.

  49. Gagné Vincent-Ludovic on February 20, 2023 at 6:20 am

    Thank you so much, I now will do my own!