Absolute Beginning Wood Carving Let’s Learn How to Carve Wood - If you're a beginner in whittling, this video is for you. I will teach you the basics in wood carving. You will need a piece of basswood and a carving knife.
This turtle has the advantage of having a flat base so while being three-dimensional, it can be carved like a relief. Having only seen a turtle in a sea life centre, I resorted to the internet to help with the design.