Carving...............what defines this form of art?
Design: Art or Craft
Tools: Hand or Power
Experience: Novice or Master
Medium: Traditional or Unorthodox
What Is The Best Wood For Carving?
Wood carving is a form of working wood by means of a cutting tool held in the hand resulting in a wooden figure (may be abstract in nature) or in a sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object. Discover a variety of wood species by browsing below. This is by no means a complete list of possible woods to use in your carving hobby. We offer you limitless choices for your expression in wood. Your imagination is your only restriction.
Softwood Carving Woods: (large dimensions/blocks available)
Hardwood Carving Woods: (1 - 4" thickness available)
- Tupelo Blocks
- Honduras Mahogany
- Eastern Maple
- Western Maple
- Red Oak
- American Black Walnut