Carving For Furniture Makers – Intermediate Carving DVD

Intermediate Carving

This DVD is part of our Carving for Furniture Makers series. Carving to many woodworkers seems more like art than part of the crafts. Charles Bender breaks down the process into easy to follow steps that will have you adding carved details to your furniture in no time.

In this DVD you’ll learn:

  • How to reshape and sharpen your carving tools
  • How to do two and three dimensional carvings
  • Advanced layout techniques
  • Proportioning and how to get the most impact out of your carving

This DVD gives you step by step, easy to follow exercises that will have you producing high quality carvings in little or no time. You’ll learn how to carve a concave fan and a cabriole leg with trifid foot under the tutelage of Master Furniture Maker, Charles Bender.

 

Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for shipping.

 

Price: $34.95

 

Carving For Furniture Makers – Carving Fundamentals DVD

Carving Fundamentals

This DVD is part of our Carving for Furniture Makers series. Carving to many woodworkers seems more like art than part of the crafts. Charles Bender breaks down the process into easy to follow steps that will have you adding carved details to your furniture in no time.

In this DVD you’ll learn:

  • Basic drawing skills
  • How to keep your tools razor sharp
  • What tools you REALLY need
  • How to see and understand grain direction in wood

This DVD gives you step by step, easy to follow exercises that will have you producing high quality carvings in little or no time. You’ll learn how to carve several furniture elements under the tutelage of Master Furniture Maker, Charles Bender.

 

Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for shipping.

 

Price: $34.95

 

Carve a Ball & Claw Foot DVD

Carve the Ultimate Furniture Foot

  • Create classic feet using a few basic carving tools
  • Use a flat chisel to round the ball portion of the foot
  • See how small changes influence your design
  • Use ‘horizon lines’ to achieve symmetry

Carving a ball & claw foot is easier than you might think – but only if you have the right instructor. Charles Bender has carved hundreds of these icons of period furniture and has developed simple and straightforward techniques that anyone can learn. During this at-the-bench video, Chuck teaches you the carving process from ball to toe, and shows you how to develop and maintain symmetry as you work – the true hallmark of great ball & claw feet.

 

This video may also be purchased at Popular Woodworking Magazine’s website by clicking here.

 

$24.99

Cabriole legs simplified

Learn to Make Perfect Cabriole Legs
(It’s not as difficult as you might think!)

  • Learn the history of the cabriole leg
  • Discover secrets to develop a perfect pattern
  • Understand why lathe work precedes shaping
  • Use spokeshaves for quick & accurate shaping

To carve an elegant cabriole leg from a solid block of hardwood seems like a daunting task – but it’s not if you have an expert guiding you through the process.

During this at-the-bench DVD, period furniture maker Charles Bender shows you how to lay out, cut and shape cabriole legs – and shares his secrets to perfectly proportioned designs – as he guides you step-by-step through the process. And he does it in an easy-to-understand manner, using power tools for rough shaping and hand tools to refine a traditional pad-foot cabriole leg.

This video may also be purchased at Popular Woodworking Magazine’s website by clicking here.

 

$24.99 Sold out!

 

 

 

 

Down and Dirty Sharpening DVD

With all the different sharpening systems out there, how do you know which one to choose? Let us cut through all the expensive, gadget ridden systems out there and show you the easiest way to get razor sharp tools possible.


You’ll learn how to sharpen:

  • bench chisels
  • hand planes
  • card scrapers
  • cabinet scrapers
$24.95

Dovetail Mastery DVD

Our newest dovetailing video will teach you how to make complex dovetail joints. This video is geared toward the intermediate to experienced dovetailer.

  • You’ll learn how to make:
  • Full blind or hidden dovetails
  • Single angle dovetails
  • Compound angle dovetails
  • and the extremely complex Bermuda dovetails
$34.95


Dovetailing Apprenticeship DVD

Your Dovetailing Apprenticeship begins with this new video. Forget all the complicated, gadget ridden methods on the market, Charles Bender shows you the simplest, easiest way to cut dovetails by hand quickly with great results every single time. Order yours today and start cutting great dovetails with a greater ease and success than you ever imagined.

 

$24.95

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