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Image detail for -Free Easy Woodworking Plans | Woodworking Project Plans: Learn to do your own designs, i.e. learn to draw a bit. You will be the envy of everyone else if you can create your own original designs. This is also something you can sell if you wish.
Start with a simple design, something that you can achieve fairly easily, to get a sense of achievement going.
Experiment with different branches of carving to find the one that you really love, e.g. chip carving, relief carving, caricatures, realistic sculpture, wildfowl, etc. There are so many. I have decided that I want to be known as a sculptor.
Remember to have fun. If you don’t enjoy yourself any more doing this, then drop it, or change your approach.