Name: Introduction to Chip Carving
Instructor: Aspen Golann
Skill Level: Beginner
Format: Online (Central Standard Time Zone)
This class is taught online via a live video conferencing platform.
An online Introduction to Chip Carving – a versatile style of folk carving using inexpensive and simple tools. The instructor will demonstrate essential cuts and shapes that can be used to adorn furniture, boxes, utensils or any kind of decorative or functional woodwork. This class will cover design layout, traditional motifs, and contemporary designs. The instructor will use a traditional cut knife for use in soft woods, and a straight chisel for hardwood and furniture applications. Whether you are just starting out or looking for a new way to apply a lifetime of woodworking experience, chip carving is an exciting and accessible craft.
In this Chip Carving class for all skill levels we will cover tools, wood selection, grips, straight and curved cuts, Roman letters, carving design, layout, design application and straight chisel techniques to carve in furniture grade hardwoods.
You can simply sit back and watch or you may follow along at home. If you wish to follow along, you will need Materials, a Pattern and Tools prior to class.
- Discussion and demonstration of Chip Carving
- This is a live virtual class with live Q & A
- A temporary recording of the class with be provided after the course
- Times are Central Standard Times
- You can join via computer or smart phone but a computer is recommended in order to easily ask questions
- This class is taught by Aspen Golann
What you’ll need:
Click on the link below for instruction on how to download and get started with Zoom Video Conferencing.