Hi, this is Connie.  I am the voice on the phones at CarveWright when you call and, as you would expect, I spend most of my time at work in front of my computer. In between answering customer service calls, I like to play with the CarveWright Designer software and try to create patterns based […]

This is a free decorative St. Patrick’s Day shamrock welcome plaque project for your CarveWright machine! It features a common Irish phrase “Cead Mile Failte” which means “100,000 Welcomes” in Irish Gaelic. It is pronounced “kay-ed mee-luh fall-tuh”. You can actually listen to audio recordings of the pronunciation of this, and other popular Irish phrases […]

Make this Tri-Leaf Trinket Box with your CarveWright CNC for an outstanding gift or an item to keep for yourself. Available now in the Pattern Depot!

CarveWright Embossed Leather Chair Restoration

There was this set of six antique gothic chairs from the late 1700’s that we found in the far back of an antique store, almost as if they were embarrassed of them. They were worm eaten and the leather seats were rotting away, but, if restored, they would be perfect for the Lovchik library. Restoring […]

Designed for CarveWright by Michael Tyler – www.carvebuddy.com Here’s a unique Valentine’s Day gift to display year ‘round on a bookshelf, tabletop or mantle!  The project features three large “candy” hearts with engraved text messages and a small heart “sprout” all enclosed in a fenced garden setting!  Get projects like this delivered to your inbox […]

Last year, for our Christmas project, I made a Red Christmas Truck decoration. It was complete with a pinecone tree, lights, and all the vintage nostalgia you could ask for. I was delighted to see so many other CarveWright users making the project and wondered, “What could we make this year to top it?”. Well, […]

When I was a kid, and first demonstrating some artistic talent, my mother asked me to do some drawings for a children’s book she had written. I was familiar with the book, as she had read it to me when I was younger, and I agreed, it needed pictures. Excited, I set to work on […]

Designed for CarveWright by Michael Tyler – www.carvebuddy.com Here is a miniature wooden version of the infamous “Major Award Leg Lamp” similar to the one that appeared in the holiday movie classic, “A Christmas Story”! This eye-catching ornament is a great addition to your own Christmas tree or as a gift to friends and loved […]

Prop makers love the CarveWright CNC system for it’s speed and ease of making 3D objects out of durable materials. Whether they are making productions molds for a large run, or a one-off custom piece, the possibilities are endless. October always seems to be my prop month being costume season and all. This year, I’m […]

For those who have been following the Build Blog for awhile, you’re probably familiar with The Library CarveWright Built. If not, start with that and then come back to this article. The library bookcases and paneling with all the detailed carvings were completed a couple of years ago, but this didn’t finish the room. It […]

Designed for CarveWright by Michael Tyler – www.carvebuddy.com Make this cute Fruitful Catch-All Tray over a weekend! The tray makes an attractive organizer for a vanity or dresser to stow jewelry, coins or placed on a work or home office desktop for any small “odds and ends” you may have! The tray design features recessed carve regions […]

Memorials honoring our fallen warriors have been part of CarveWright since our very beginning. Our users immediately began finding ways to create beautiful displays, plaques, flag cases, lithophanes, and more to memorialize friends, family, and heros. We at CarveWright are honored to have been able to help make these happen. Below is just a selection […]

I’ve been seeing a lot of cool “how I made it” videos lately of all kinds of projects. The accessibility of quality cameras, editing software, and the platforms to broadcast them has made it so easy. The only trick is to just get started and make things. So I did. Recently on the Carvaholics Facebook […]

Designed for CarveWright by Michael Tyler – www.carvebuddy.com This Springtime Clock can be displayed year-round in virtually any decor setting! The nature-inspired design features carved flowers and leaves nestled inside a shallow, gently curved recessed area which highlights the unique offset clock mounting. The Springtime Clock makes a very nice and functional wall accent for your home or office. […]

Designed for CarveWright™ by Michael Tyler – www.carvebuddy.com We traveled to the end of the rainbow for you and retrieved this cute project idea that you’ll love.  The Pot-’O-Gold Coin Bank! The project design features a pot (or kettle) cut and carved in slices with your CarveWright CNC. The slices are stacked and glued together to form […]