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The Wood Carving Merit Badge book lists several Sharpening Stones. Below, list a few of the types of stones then give a description of each with a brief explanation on how each is used and cared for.

Type: ________________________________________

Care & Use:________________________________________________________________________________

Type: ________________________________________

Care & Use:________________________________________________________________________________

Type: ________________________________________

Care & Use:________________________________________________________________________________

Show your merit badge councilor the proper way to sharpen a pocketknife and other tools used in wood carving. Sharpen your tools and knife by using the devices you listed above.
*Do not sharpen anything without first receiving proper instruction from an adult .

Counselor Martin Bonadurer - martin@bonadurer.org

Wood Carving Merit Badge

WOOD CARVING TEST

All scouts must complete this test† to be eligible to receive this badge.

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Scout Name: ______________________________________ Unit #: ____________ Date:_______________


WOOD CARVING
Merit Badge Requirements


1 - Show that you know first aid for injuries and illnesses that could occur while wood carving, including minor cuts and scratches and splinters.


2 - Do the following:
	A - Earn the Totiní Chip recognition.
	B - Discuss with your merit badge counselor your understanding of the Safety Checklist 	for Carving.


3 - Do the following:
	A - Explain to your counselor, orally or in writing, the care and use of five types of tools 	that you may use in a carving project.
	B - Tell your counselor how to care for and use several types of sharpening devices, 	then demonstrate that you know how to use these devices.


4 - Using a piece of scrap wood or a project on which you are working, show your merit badge counselor that you know how to do the following:
	A - Paring Cut
	B - Basic Cut and Push Cut
	C - Score Line
	D - Stop Cut


5 - Tell why different woods are used for different projects. Explain why you chose the type of wood you did for your projects in requirements 6 and 7.


6 - Plan your own or select a project from this merit badge pamphlet and complete a simple carving in the round.


7 - Complete a simple low-relief or a chip carving project.



Counselor Martin Bonadurer - martin@bonadurer.org
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Scout Name: ______________________________________ Unit #: ____________ Date:_______________


Requirement 1 - Do the following:
Show that you know first aid for injuries and illnesses that could occur while wood carving:

Minor Cuts & Scratches: ______________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________

Splinters: __________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________

Other: ____________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________

Requirement 2 - Do the following:

____ Earn the Totiní Chip recognition. Date Earned: ____/____/____

Discuss your understanding of the Safety Checklist for Carving:_______________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Requirement 3 - Do the following:
In the area below you will see pictures of different wood carving tools. Select five of the tools and properly identify (name) them. Tell how each tool is used and cared for.


























Counselor Martin Bonadurer - martin@bonadurer.org

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Scout Name: ______________________________________ Unit #: ____________ Date:_______________


Requirement 4

Using a piece of scrap wood or a project on which you are working, show your merit badge counselor that you know how to do the following. Have your counselor initial each one after you have demonstrated it.

___ Paring Cut		 ___ Basic Cut & Push Cut	 ___Score Line		 ___ Stop Cut


Requirement 5

Tell why different woods are used for different projects: ______________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________


Explain why you chose the type of wood you did for your projects in requirements 6 & 7: __________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________


Requirement 6

Plan your own or select a project from the merit badge pamphlet and complete a simple carving in the round. Give a brief description of your carving: ____ Show your carving to your counselor.
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________


Requirement 7

Complete a simple low-relief OR a chip carving project. Give a brief description of your carving: 
____ Show your carving to your counselor.
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________

Counselor Martin Bonadurer - martin@bonadurer.org