17
Feb

MIAMI VALLEY WOODCARVING SHOW

   Posted by: woodbeecarver   in Upcoming Events

Miami Valley Woodcarving Show is located in the Christ United Methodist church, 700 S. Marshall Road, Middletown, OH (corner of Grand Ave and Marshall Road).  March 3 and 4, 2018.

13
Jan

INTRODUCING ZIG ZAG KNIVES

   Posted by: woodbeecarver   in Knives

The WOOD BEE CARVER is primarily a knife carver who is continuously experimenting with blade designs to help in the Whittle-Carving process. Read the rest of this entry »

26
Dec

SANTA WARMING FEET AT STOVE

   Posted by: woodbeecarver   in Carving Projects

“Santa Warming Feet at Stove” is a Floyd Rhadigan rough out.  Floyd comes up with some of the neatest carving ideas to be available in his rough out selections.  Even though the WOOD BEE CARVER likes to carve from a square block of basswood, yet on occasion a rough out will become a challenging carving project.  This Rhadigan project comes with four parts: stove top and bottom, Santa on rocker and a base basswood board. Read the rest of this entry »

20
Dec

TWO MAGI

   Posted by: woodbeecarver   in Carving Projects

                           

These two Magi carvings were commissioned for two friends to be added to earlier commissioned carvings for a Nativity Scene.  Each Magi carving is the same Magi even though each one has features that make each one unique and distinct in their own right.  Thus, using visual comparisons, the viewer can detect the subtle differences in the photographs below. Read the rest of this entry »

16
Dec

MERRY CHRISTMAS ~ 2017

   Posted by: woodbeecarver   in General

30
Nov

The BLUES BROTHERS ~ Signature Series Knives

   Posted by: woodbeecarver   in Knives

The BLUES BROTHERS are the latest edition of the WOOD BEE CARVER Signature Series knives made by HELVIE KNIVES.  In the two photos above, the top knife in each photo were the first to be designed and developed.  The BUZZ BEE in the left photo and the BUSY BEE is in the right photo.  Previous postings describing these two knives can be reviewed by clicking on BUZZ 1 and BUZZ 2 and BUZZ 3 Read the rest of this entry »

17
Oct

WHITTLE DWARF Tutorial

   Posted by: woodbeecarver   in Tutorials

WHITTLE DWARF TUTORIAL is now available as a PDF document under BEE HIVE in the right column of the Home Page of this blog.  All items in the BEE HIVE are instructional  PDF documents that can be viewed on the computer as well as printed.

4
Oct

ARTISTRY IN WOOD ~ HELVIE COMMEMORATIVE KNIFE

   Posted by: woodbeecarver   in Knives, Upcoming Events

 

Rich Smithson of HELVIE KNIVES created the wood burned art work on a commemorative HELVIE knife that shows off his dual artistic talents of wood burned art and knife craftsmanship.  The knife along with the base carved by the WOOD BEE CARVER will be raffled during the Saturday night banquet at the Artistry in Wood Show, October 14. Read the rest of this entry »