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Carving Fur, Feathers and Fins with Frank Russell

The three Woodcarving videos here feature Frank Russell, a master carver & teacher. The 3 projects are demonstrated with detailed instruction for beginners and include tips for experienced carvers, as well. This video introduces and previews the series: Fur, Feathers and Fins produced by Foredom a few years back. Foredom’s Woodcarving Kits are used in these videos. You will also see Typhoon burs in action, as well as CeramCut Blue abrasive points and  Split Sandpaper Mandrels.

This video introduces the series: Fur, Feathers and Fins. It also shows the process of carving a Cotton Tail Rabbit. Featured are: sawing out the blank, maintaining control over aggressive carving burs, cleaning & re-shaping bits, setting eyes and defining facial features.

Download or view the Pattern for the Cotton Tail Rabbit.

Download or view the 27-page Carving Manual.

A Mallard Drake Duck carving is featured in this video also includes information about texturing and detailing both feathers and fur.

The Small Mouth Bass carving is featured in this video, plus: wood burning scales and fins for those who are interested in wood-burning, loading a sandpaper mandrel and a 25-minute segment on ‘The Basics of Using Foredom Power Tools’ with Foredom’s sales manager.