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5 Types of Wood Carving Tools You Should Know

December 3, 2021

While chisels and wood carving tools are designed with the same principle in mind, there are some differences between classic woodworking chisels and ones used on other carving projects. Here are the types of carving tools you should know before starting your project. Wood carving tools can be divided into…

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What Is the Best Wood for Carving Projects?

November 15, 2021

There are many different species of wood so it’s important to know each woods’ individual characteristics before you begin a carving project. Nearly every kind of wood can be used for carving, which means there is an abundance to choose from! Here are some best woods you can use: Basswood…

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Caring For Wood Carving Tools

August 11, 2021

When it comes to wood carving, similar to many other crafts, it’s important to properly care for your collection of tools. The way you care for them has a significant impact on how long they last and how well they perform when using them for your wood carving projects. At…

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How to Carve Wood: The Basics

August 10, 2021

Wood carving is a great hobby for those who enjoy working with their hands and that have great attention to detail. It is an art that takes some practice and getting used to, but nonetheless, it can be fun to simply give it a go, carve away, and create something.…

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A Short Guide to Draw Knives

April 21, 2021

Ramelson is committed to providing you with the finest wood crafting tools online. Our products are professional-grade, USA-made, and perfect for woodworkers of any skill level. In order for you to do the best job, you need the best tools available, and Ramelson aims to be your go-to resource for…

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Different Gun Checkering Styles

February 19, 2021

Most gun and firearm stocks are fairly basic. However, checkering is a type of surface treatment intended to enhance the shooter’s grip in specific areas, such as the wrist, pistol grip, or fore-end. It also can be done solely for decorative purposes. Checkering consists of intersecting lines on the wood…

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Traits of a Great Wood Carver

January 17, 2021

Wood carving is a wonderful hobby and craft to get into. It offers more than just a means of livelihood or a way to pass the time; it can be incredibly relaxing and rewarding, too. Wood carving is something that just about anyone can get into, all you need to…

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Getting Started in Wood Carving – Tips For Beginners

November 16, 2020

One of the beauties of wood carving is that it is a fun, accessible, and creative craft that doesn’t require a fancy workshop or equipment. All you need, when put simply, is a piece of wood and something sharp to carve it with. If you are interested in getting started…

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Why You Should Be Using USA-Made Wood Carving Tools for Your Projects

November 10, 2020

Woodcarving is an art that requires quality, precise, and durable tools. However, finding the best wood carving tools is easier said than done — thanks to the convenience of online shopping, there are now numerous outlets where beginning and experienced woodcarvers alike can purchase the tools they need. With an…

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What Are The Best Wood Carving Tools For Beginners?

October 15, 2020

  What Are the Best Wood Carving Tools for Beginners to Have?  The art of wood carving has been around for a while, and as such, there is now a vast selection of different wood-carving tools to choose from. However, for beginners, the tools needed to start the craft depend…

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