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logo showing meems bottom covered bridge and shenandoah tool works company nameMy friend, Norm Reid, and I are founders and co-owners of Shenandoah Tool Works.  We offer high quality woodworking mallets and birdcage awls using highly figured domestic and exotic hardwoods.  Visit our site at

Stamp 'n Chip

Learn the Beautiful Art of Chip Carving

chip carved plateChip Carving is fun, relaxing and rewarding. The unique concept of using pre-made designs on rubber stamps makes it even more so for the beginner. Rubber stamps eliminate the time consuming, and often frustrating process of drawing, and re-drawing designs necessary for practice. The joy of carving is in learning how to properly "chip" the pieces of wood.
By using this kit, you will learn the basics of the art of chip carving. Using the six rubber stamps, inkpad, and step-by-step 25-page workbook, you will start carving:

Basic triangle shapes, the foundation of chip carving;

Triangles in combinations to create beautiful border designs;

Adjacent triangles, which produce the 'sharp edge' between adjacent chips that are so prevalent in chip carving;

Rosettes, the beautiful circular designs that often mark the centerpiece of a chip carving design; and

Flowing freeform designs where creativity is unlimited.

Each step-by-step exercise builds upon the previous one to provide you a firm foundation of the techniques associated with chip carving.

   Stamp 'n Chip Designs

Example Workbook Pages

Order a kit today

Stamp 'n Chip Kit - Domestic
$39.95 + $7.00 shipping
Stamp 'n Chip Kit - International
 $39.95 + $15.00 shipping