THE LI WOOD CARVERS SHOW


Wednesday, May 13, 2020

How to Use a Bench Chisel



As a young boy, I used a blunt old chisel to open cans of paint (and you know what they say about a hammer and everything else a nail…). Today, I use a sharp chisel as a cutting and shaping tool for doing joinery work, shaping forms and sometimes, sharpening my carpenter’s pencil. I’ll show you some ways of using a bench chisel with good results. 

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Thank you Lee Valley.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

LEARN TO CARVE SPOONS








Have you ever tried carving a spoon? We have seen some of the most simple and some of the most ornate spoons over the years. Some are used for serving and eating, others (like the Welsh lovespoons) are used traditionally as symbols of love, and others are used for decoration. No matter the purpose of the spoon they are sure fun to carve.


We recently posted a video on our blog showing how to 

Friday, March 27, 2020

A Wood Hobby For All

Thank you for the”heads up “ Demetrios D.


A new hobby for quarantine life...!
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Inspired to Make: Russ Zietz


From building log homes to making his own furniture to carving pieces of art, Russ Zietz has found his sanctuary and true passion in working with wood. His motto is “Just make things. You will never get bored if you start making things.” Watch now…
THANK YOU LEE VALLEY

Monday, March 23, 2020

Dan the Mechanic

By Bill Russo



Dan Powers is a friend and neighbor in Silver Shores, FL.He is always ready to help out  boat owners who aren't as mechanical as he is. Not many people are.
 I carved this little mechanic for him and his wife Linda. Dan has shed a few drops of blood around here as he crawls into tight areas to reach a problem. That's why the back view shows a Band-Aid. 



Monday, January 27, 2020


Frank Napoli, One Day ONLY!



 Saturday, February 1st at 11:00am in The Oceanside Library
      we will have a guest speaker, Frank Napoli, who will show and tell
      us about his "Whimsical Carvings".
      This event  will be open to the public and there will be 
      fruit, coffee, beverages, crackers and cheese.

Sunday, January 5, 2020


Save The Dates

Correction- Tues Jan 14th


Long Island Wood Carvers Assn.
(Massapequa and Oceanside Merger)

NEWSLETTER - January 2020 
                                                           President-  Joe Passalacqua
                                                                     Vice-President - Ken Wang
                                                                     Treasurer - Ken Donovan
                                                                     Secretary - Gene Sanders
1)    Tuesday, January 14th- Meeting in Massapequa
                                                   
                                                    North Massapequa Community Center
                                                    151 Albany Avenue
                                                     Massapequa, NY

2)    Wednesday, January 15th - Open Carving in Massapequa

3)    Tuesday, January 21st - Meeting in the Oceanside Library
                                                                                30 Davison Avenue
                                                                                Oceanside, NY

4)   Saturday, February 1st at 11:00am in The Oceanside Library
      we will have a guest speaker, Frank Napoli, who will show and tell
      us about his "Whimsical Carvings".
      This event  will be open to the public and there will be 
      fruit, coffee, beverages, crackers and cheese.