Wood Carving

Wood Carving honor

Skill Level:  2
Category: Arts, Crafts and Hobbies
Original Honor:  1938

AdventSource Honors Handbook PDF 
AdventSource Catalog: Patch Order (must have approved order login) (link from AdventSource)
Wiki.pathfindersonline.org Article/Answer Key 
Originating Institution:  General Conference


1. Explain the qualities of hard and soft woods and the best woods for wood carving.

2. Describe the different wood carving tools and explain how to sharpen them.

3. Explain the best methods of handling the grain of wood in designing.

4. Design and carve a plaque in low relief.

5. Design and carve two of the following items:

a. Whistle
b. Letter opener
c. Tray
d. Bookends
e. Clock case
f. Equivalent items of your choice