In this lesson I take a big handsaw to remove wood quickly in the carver's way.
You could use a bandsaw but what if you don't have one? You need to know a good technique like this. Also, this is an awkwardly shaped piece of wood and unless you are quite experienced with a bandsaw and feel comfortable in the attempt, this is the safe way to go.
It's very satisfying work! (And by the time I've set up the machine, I've whipped out handsaw and chisel and finished... )
Quick removal of wood without a bandsaw: Videos > Techniques > Wood Be Gone
| 20 October 2018 14:30
Nice, quick work of creating such an intricate shape. It does inspire one to try.
All seriousness aside, sometimes as I watch parts of these "Hare" videos, when you hold its head in your hands to
admire its profile that I wonder if you might stop and say, "Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him,..."