There are an increasing number of video files available online for woodcarvers. Most are fully free, some are excerpts from for-fee videos. This list is for the use of the carving community, and may not be duplicated elsewhere without prior permission.
Joe Dillett, The Carving Shop, Somonauk, IL – Joe Dillett, well-known carver and author of the “Ask Joe” column, provides a series of videos on sharpening, basics of carving and a variety of projects. Fees – none Click HERE
Lynn Doughty, Out West Woodcarving, Jay, OK – Lynn Doughty is another caricature carver nationally known for his blog, Out West Woodcarving and his distinctive style of carving western caricatures. Lynn provides a vast library of project videos HERE. Fees – free You may also visit his blog HERE.
Pete LeClair. – CCA member Pete LeClair, nationally know caricature carver and teacher, provides a three part video on his method of painting a caricature bottle stopper. To view each part, click Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3 Fees – free
Mary May’s School of Traditional Woodcarving – Charleston, NC – Online and in person lessons, and more – some free, some for-fee – click HERE
Donna Menke, Woodworks By Donna, TX – Carving The Wren Without Power Carving. “Step-by-step instruction in making a realistic wren with only 2 gouges and a knife. Most bird carving videos use power carving, but I prefer the quiet of hand carving. In the 3 hour and 15 minute video you get all the details that you would get in my 5-day class. Patterns and materials list, are included.” Also available: Carving The Mouse and Carving The Hummingbird. Fees – yes. Information at woodworks-by-donna.com
Last update 2-8-14