|I heartily recommend the tutorial section of the
http://www.americanlongrifles.org/ web site. Many folks have
contributed their experience to that knowledge base.
Some of those lessons are for hand processes and others
show how to use modern tools or power tools.
here on my site will focus primarily on period correct
processes learned during my years at the Colonial
In addition to the links to the left I have added
this link to a
PowerPoint slide show on relief carving
(This link opens in a separate window and
you must click run to start the show. If you don't have
PowerPoint you can download a free viewer from