|Wood carving tools|
|Written by OXIMA|
|Sunday, 17 October 2010 08:27|
If you are interested in wood carving yourself, you must learn how to select wood carving tools. Wood carving tools are chosen based on the type of project one is working on at the time. You will constantly be adding to your collection of tools as your new needs arise. If you're thinking about getting into wood carving, here are just a few of the tools that you may need.
From the very beginning of work good wood carving knives be required to you, because carving knives is your most basic of all carving tools. You can find a many types of carving knives: straight-edged knives, skewed knives, bent knives, chip knives, detail knives and other. Each edge is target specific. When you’ve learned what each type of knife can do, then you’ll know which knives are best for your carving project.
Wood chisels, wood Rasps, wood Gouges also will be necessary for you. Gouge is one of the most used tools in wood carving. At the very minimum, you should have a mallets also, they are a must for all wood carving.
There are many well-known manufacturers of wood carving tools around the world. For example, you can buy tools by Pfeil (Pfeil is the leading brand of Swiss made woodcarving tools), Mifer's woodcarving gouge produced in Spain or by STUBAI, the Austrian manufacturer. You can find wood carving tools by Ashley Iles - is one of the great edge tools makers in the world, or to prefer tools from Japan by Nishiki, Iyoroi, TAKAHANE Kodogu. You also can to select tools by Two Cherries (Kirschen) from Germany or by FLEXCUT from USA and much more.
You can find a wide selection of wood carving tools online. Below some links to online stores, where you can order tools and learn about them more.