Woodcarving Basics DVD provides information for the Beginners . Author David Sabol demonstrates the complete wood carving process from start to finish with step-by-step instructions. David teaches the viewers a variety of different carving styles, such as relief, power, and chip carving. Learn the fundamentals to improve your skills as he leads you through a carving showing you tips and techniques using the visual concepts needed to complete your carvings. He will guide the viewer through which tools to purchase and what tools to use in each process of the carving. You'll learn how to properly handle them safely while using the tool to achieve the best outcome, when used correctly it feels like an extension of your hand. There is also information on sharpening your tools to achieve the maximum effect for your carvings. Use Davids expert advice on the anatomy of wood and what woods are the best to carve. Choosing the correct wood, will give your carving fine clean cuts and lines. When your finished with your carving project, he shows the viewer how to paint or stain your carving using step-by-step instructions. Use the instructions and knowledge of David Sabol to create your very own carvings that will be a welcome gift which can be passed down from generation to generation or a stunning piece you can proudly display in your home.