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Wooden Whale Wall Decor

Cut from a piece of figured walnut, and I positioned the piece so that a natural knot in the wood represents the whale’s eye. For contrast, the humpback is mounted to a piece of light colored maple. The whale in the top photo was cut...

How To Whittle

I picked up 9 blocks of balsa wood for a little under $4. Dried and potentially treated woods are more challenging to whittle, and you’re less likely to https://woodcarvingonline.com/about-project/ come across them in the field. If you want to work with cured wood,...

10 Patterns For Carving Whales

Also, ink was used that the sailors would bring on before the voyage. Today’s artists use finer tools in various sizes, mostly borrowed from the dental industry. Some scrimshanders ink their work with more than one color, and restrained polychromed examples of...