What are carving patterns?


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Carving patterns are design templates to use when carving wood, pumpkins or items that can be carved with a knife, tool or chainsaw. Carving patterns are typically made of cardstock or paper and can be placed on the structure to sketch the pattern before carving.

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What are carving patterns?
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When carving, crafters tape the design template to the structure and etch out the design with a marker or small carving tool. Carving patterns are available in a variety of designs including animals, logos, flowers, landscape features such as waterfalls or forest scenes, 3-D animations and flags. Other options include images of people or faces, knots, symbols, mythology figures and personalized lettering.

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