Glenda Edwards – Little Dipper Crafts

Glenda Edwards – Little Dipper Crafts

Woodworking is nothing new to Glenda Edwards of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Her father and brother are both carpenters, so working with tools was something she was very familiar with. Then about fifteen years ago, Glenda started hosting monthly DIY parties at her home for fellow crafters to come do projects together. This eventually turned into a…

Perry Bonin – Carving Out A Business

Perry Bonin – Carving Out A Business

Perry Bonin of New Iberia, Louisiana ordered his first CarveWright in 2008 after attending a woodworking show in Austin, Texas. He became really interested in the vast capabilities it could bring to the woodworking shop he had built for himself after retiring. At that time, he had been focusing on building large furniture projects, which…

Brent Hutchens – Rustic Carved Mantels

Brent Hutchens – Rustic Carved Mantels

Getting Started Brent Hutchinson of Springtown, TX began his CarveWright experience the way many other customers have done. He bought his first machine in July of 2012 for a specific job, which he had been “almost guaranteed”. As a CarveWright employee, it always scares me when someone has a deadline before they ever even touch…

Jeremy Harmon – J. Harmon Designs

Jeremy Harmon – J. Harmon Designs

Like most “Creatives”, Jeremy Harmon’s talents spill over into many different mediums. Besides woodworking, Jeremy is an artist, musician and videographer. Using technology is a big part of almost everything he does. Adding CarveWright to his shop was an exciting step for him. Getting tech into his shop to see what it could do to enhance…

CarveWright Customer Spotlight – Blake Warner

CarveWright Customer Spotlight – Blake Warner

California resident, Blake Warner worked in the tile industry in his 20’s enjoying the creativity the industry allowed. It is not what he still does to make a living, but perhaps that experience (and some encouragement from his business partner and girlfriend Monique) is what inspired him to take a chance on CarveWright as the…

Props and Costume Armor – Shawn Thorsson

Props and Costume Armor – Shawn Thorsson

CarveWright user and master prop/costume maker, Shawn Thorsson, has written a book! “In this book, master prop maker Shawn Thorsson uses his unique blend of humor and insight to turn years of painful experience into detailed explanations. He’ll show you many of the tools, methods, and processes that you can use to create professional-looking science…

Game Of Thrones Inspired Chess Table – Part 1

Game Of Thrones Inspired Chess Table – Part 1

The featured project at the 2014 CarveWright Conference was a carved chess table and chess pieces.  This project utilized almost every feature of the CarveWright system and is a great demonstration of it’s power to create anything.  Below I’ll outline the processes we went through to design and build this project. The Chess Pieces Earlier…

Dr. Beards Apothecary Trunk Project

Dr. Beards Apothecary Trunk Project

For the 2013 CarveWright Conference I wanted to build something big. I wanted a project that inspired and spoke to a variety of people and their diverse interests. I wanted to do a piece of cabinetry, but also wanted to use some experimental techniques to show off some new possibilities. We had created a “New…

48 Ford Super Deluxe “Woody” Wagon 48 Woody Wagon

48 Ford Super Deluxe “Woody” Wagon

The 48 Ford Super DeLuxe being a classic among classics in the Woody Wagon world.  When surfing exploded into southern California during the 1950’s, the surfers adopted the readily available used Woody’s for their affordable spaciousness. Shove the surfboards through the back window and there was still enough room for all your friends and a…

Celtic Irish Charm Box

Celtic Irish Charm Box

This project features the classic Shamrock design on the lid as well as decorative Celtic weaves on the lid and front panel. The three leaves of the green shamrock can represent a traditional meaning going back hundreds of years. One leaf is for FAITH, the second for HOPE, and the third for LOVE. Perhaps the most well- known meaning was imparted to the shamrock by St. Patrick, who compared the plant’s tri-part leaves to the Holy Trinity.