Rob Cosman's Master Craftsman Series: Woodcarving - Sharpening Techniques with Chris Pye DVD
Bench side instruction on how to make a gouge do more than you may have thought possible. Chris starts with a new tool and thoughtfully walks you through all the steps of preparation to finally achieve that desired cutting. You are guided through the maze of available chisels, Chris answers the how's and why's and suggests where to start when it comes to acquiring tools. Included in this DVD are a few of the practices Chris was taught during his apprenticeship that are not widely known, yet considered revolutionary for sharpening a gouge. Chris is an excellent teacher and the format will make learning the material easy. 1 hour 55 minutes.
Chris Pye has been woodcarving since 1975 and works on a broad spectrum of commissions, including: lettering, heraldry, furniture ornamentation, architectural carving and sculpture. He's a member of the prestigious Master Carvers Association, clients include HRH the Prince of Wales. Chris is internationally respected as a leading woodcarving author and teacher.
Rob Cosman has been woodcarving since early childhood. He received formal furniture making education at the Brigham Young University under the direction of Dr. Dale L. Nish. He is the host of a series of woodworking videos and travels extensively conducting hand tool workshops. Rob and his wife Kim live in New Brunswick Canada with their nine children.
- Selecting gouges
- Features of a correctly sharpened gouge
- Adding an inside bevel
- Power Grinding
- Hand Honing
- Chris's signature stones
- Keeping the tool sharp