Woodcut Block Printing | Woodworking and Carving Project

You may not know this, but one of my areas of speciality as a university professor is Brazilian literature. One type of poetry in Brazil used woodcut block printing for the covers of their poetry booklets for decades until computers were able to replicate and mass-produce the style. Even so, it is a wonderful process […]

Quick Woodcut Printing Experiment | Hand-Tool Woodworking

I’m testing out the Harbor Freight carving chisel set (sells for about ) by doing some wood cut prints. As you know, I’m a teacher, and a genre of literature that fascinates me is called “cordel” poetry from Brazil. On it, these poetry pamphlets have woodcut designs for the front cover, and now that art […]