How To Bring Wood Carving into the Art Room

Have you ever thought about introducing your students to wood carving? If not, you should! With a very simple set of tools, your students can be on their way to creating some beautiful 3D work. Watch the video to see what you’ll need to get started as well as to learn some essential safety tips. And, for another cool way to work with wood, click here!

What questions do you have about wood carving in the classroom? 

Do you carve any other materials with students?

9 months ago
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Luke Nielsen

Luke Nielsen is a dynamic high school art teacher from St. Ansgar, Iowa and an AOE guest contributor.

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  • Dawn Kruger

    We carve spearfishing decoys from basswood with knives. We also have an old set of chisels I’d like to try. How do I sharpen and maintain them?