Whittling / Carving knives


Whittling / Carving knives

For those who like to carv/whittle something. We will talk about all knife types for whittling, about types of wood and types of whittling.

If you just collect a Whittler knives, you are also invited!

Location: All aroud the world!
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Latest Activity: Mar 24

Tom T. Hall - The Whittler

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Started by J.J. Smith III. Last reply by Kenneth W. Hill Nov 30, 2020. 53 Replies

If you enjoy whittlin and carving, why not show some of your work. Post your pics here...Continue

Next whittling knife.

Started by John Bamford. Last reply by Lewis E.Ward Jul 9, 2020. 9 Replies

Although I am tempted by the latest GEC folder for my new whittling knife, it certainly is a great looking knife, I want to try a fixed blade for a change.I have narrowed my choice down to three,…Continue

whittlers,large grip.

Started by richard m bissell III. Last reply by richard m bissell III Sep 27, 2019. 2 Replies

If you have the hand for them, there are sunfish size, whittler pattern knives out there which are new made and carry the brand names Winchester and Kabar.// They can be a bit pricey however they…Continue

Oar Carving Knife / Single Locker (modified Queen Cutlery 41-L, Copperhead)

Started by J.J. Smith III. Last reply by Tom Peterson Dec 20, 2018. 35 Replies

   Kaylin and I went to the Charlotte Woodcarvers Club, annual show, this past weekend, and I was fortunate to see Robert Stadtlander, from Stadtlander Woodcarvings.  I was hoping to find an…Continue

Tags: Stadtlander, Queen, Carver, Oar



                                   Whittle Doodles are the carving a variety of faces and objects into a block of basswood using only knives. This version began as a six-inch-tall by three-inch square block.  It was also personalized for a carving friend who is a pastor in North Carolina as will be seen on one side of the […]


“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get,” can be adapted to many activities of life.  It applies to the carving process, in that the carver does not know how the carving will turn out until it is finished. It is this sense of surprise and serendipity […]


The Wood Bee Carver is primarily a knife carver and the carving classes he taught over the years before he retired from teaching at the end of 2019 were “knife only” classes.  With tongue in cheek I would warn students that if I caught them using a gouge or V tool on class projects or […]

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Comment by Jan Carter on January 11, 2021 at 13:01

song starts about 11 mins but the lead up story is pretty cool too

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Comment by Lewis E.Ward on August 16, 2020 at 16:20
A few of my wood carving knives that I use for flat plane carving figures.
Congress Pattern Pocket Knives
Left: 2-Boker, red bone is the Carver's Congress model. Steel ok walk and talk varies.
Center: 3 J.A.Henckels, all 1095 steel excellent heat treatment. top 6 blade Henckels Congress, middle 4 blade, bottom-customized by a professional knife maker/ whittler, been using since 1997.
Right: Great Eastern Cutlery (GEC) Tidioute #62 Easy Pocket Congress. Recent purchase and amazingly comfortable knife to use.

In Memoriam
Comment by Kenneth W. Hill on June 30, 2020 at 0:03

Great Eastern Cutlery is producing a very short GEC#33 Conductor 1/2 whittler run.  I hear rumors that GEC is a little short on materials and they are using NOS parts to fill in the void. 

Comment by John Bamford on March 5, 2020 at 12:25

That's a terrific looking knife and would be very tempting as I am looking for a new whittling knife. The only trouble is that I have decided on a fixed blade this time.

Comment by J.J. Smith III on March 4, 2020 at 13:08

I'm gonna have to go natural micarta.

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Comment by Kenneth W. Hill on March 4, 2020 at 7:32

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Comment by Kenneth W. Hill on March 4, 2020 at 7:25

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Comment by Kenneth W. Hill on February 21, 2020 at 12:45

The Great Eastern Cutlery #62 Pocket Carvers are almost completed. 

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Comment by Kenneth W. Hill on February 7, 2020 at 15:21

I just snagged some GEC#62 white bone "pocket carver" production photos. 


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