Bill Janney Master Carver

Bill is a Master Carver and Instructor. Just starting out and want to learn to carve?Do you already carve?  Either skill level, Bill has the teaching videos to learn easily.  He has six instructional courses on Bowl Carving, Duck Call Carving, Carving Scroll, Fishscale, Basket Weave, and Wood Finishing. His teaching can be used on jewlery boxes, tables, bowls, duckcalls, and tons of other items - imagination is the limit.  Learn at your own pace in the confort of your own home.

Scroll pattern going back thousands of years

Scroll Carving DVD

Scrollwork (in the popular definition from Wikipedia) is most commonly associated with Baroque architecture, though it saw uses in almost every decorative application, including furniture, metalwork, porcelain and engraving.
You can learn to carve the scroll pattern on guns, furniture, jewelry boxes, knifes... it's up to your imagination.

Fishscale pattern - the fish would be impressed

Fishscale Pattern 

The history of the medium of wood engraving evolved from the oldest printing technique, woodcut—which, in Western culture, goes back to the fifteenth century according to Cornell University.  With Bill's DVD you can learn to carve fishscale pattern on guns, furniture, jewelry boxes, knifes... it's up to your imagination

Basket Weave pattern

Basket Weave 

While basket weaving is one of the widest spread crafts in the history of any human civilization. The oldest known baskets have been carbon dated to between 10,000 and 12,000 years old.  Learn and master the art of Basket Weaving on wood.  A timeless classic from one of Bill's first videos he ever produced to teach people who wanted to learn at their own pace at home.

Bowl carving for a unique gift

Bowl Carving unique

Learn to create a stunning bowl that can be passed down through generations or shown in wood working shows, or even sold in your own business - possiblities are many. Hobby or business learn from a Master Carver Bill Janney in his new DVD series Bowl Carving.

Make a custom duckcall

Duckcall Carving 

Do you hunt or know some who does?  Image the look on thier face when you give them a one of a kind custom carved duckcall.  Learn to create a duck call that can be given as a gift, sold in your business or even passed down through your families generations. Hobby or business learn from a Master Carver Bill Janney in his new DVD series Duck Call Carving.

Wood Finishing made easy

Wood Finishing made easy

Learn to: Purchase materials, sanding, how to apply a finish, what to use to achieve a high gloss or satin finish, finishing touches.  You’ll learn how to finish wood right along with Bill.  You can view it at your own leisure. You can apply this method to any wood surface you would like to finish saving hundreds even thousands of dollars by doing it yourself!

Giving of your talents and works - that's love.

Learning a craft is rewarding, giving your craft to others is a gift of time and passion, and you'll see your talent grow.  Bill's DVD instructional wood carving patterns will help you do both.  Also makes a great gift for the hobbiest in your life!  Bill has been featured in...

Rifle Magazine | PBS T.V. | Chip Chats NWCA | DIY T.V. | Power CarvingMagazine | And many others media sources

Learn at your own pace - relief carving

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High Speed Wood Carving Bits

See some of Bill's works, students, and other inspiring pics to help you decide if you want to carve out a hobbie or even a business. 

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Gunstock Carving by Bill Janney

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Meet Bill

Bill loved hunting and trap shooting.  So he started carving on his guns to make them one of a kind.  He went from hobbiest carver to Master Carver.  His teaching can be used on jewlery boxes, tables, bowls, duckcalls, and tons of other items - imagination is your limit.  Skill level - beginner to advance.

Bill is a Master Carver and Instructor. He has six Instructional courses on Bowl Carving, Duck Call Carving, Carving Scroll, Fishscale, Basket Weave, and Wood Finishing. Learn at your own pace in the confort of your own home.
Life's to short to hunt with an ungly gun!
Life's to short to hunt with an ungly gun!
Life's to short to hunt with an ungly gun!
Life's to short to hunt with an ungly gun!
What a cool gift to create
Life's to short to hunt with an ungly gun!