Wood Carving

  1. Give the qualities of wood that are useful for carving. Tell why you chose the wood used in requirements 4 and 5.
  2. Do the following:
    1. Describe five wood-carving tools. Tell their use.
    2. Describe several kinds of sharpening stones. Tell how they are used.
    3. Show how to sharpen a pocket-knife and other tools used in wood carving. Use a sharpening stone and a "slipstick" that you have made.
  3. Show the safety principles for using a pocketknife and woodcarving tools.
  4. Plan and carve in the round a simple object. Prepare it for finish.
  5. Plan and carve in low relief a design on some simple project. Prepare it for finish.
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