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Resources for Carvers on Internet

Below are some sites that may be of interest. Should you have any suggestions about sites that should be added, please contact me

Woodcarving sites

John Adamson Wood Sculptor Available for Commissions, Talks and Demonstrations Ian Norbury Woodcarver and Author One of the foremost British woodcarvers O.H. Boyd woodcarver and sculptor Woodcarver, Sculptor and Painter James River Woodcarvers Carving group in Richmond, Virgina who made me very welcome when I had 6 months over there Alan’s Factory Guide to Wood carving An American site with lots of useful information Bill Prickett Wildlife sculptor Andrew Frost – Sculptor Chainsaw sculptor Made in Europe List of carvers and other artists from all over Europe Woodcarvers Companion Ezine An on line magazine for woodcarvers. Well worth a look Pyrography Answers to Pyrography questions Brad Quarless Bespoke organic furniture and wood sculpture Woodworkers Institute. American online magazine. Well worth a look

Woodcarving Blogs

Julian Schmechel Scottish Furniture maker incorporating carvings Out West Carvings American western style caricatures

Carving Groups and Classes

West Riding Woodcarvers Carving group that meet in Huddersfield British Woodcarvers Association National Association for British Woodcarvers Sadley closed down June 2020 Spotland Woodcarvers Meet in Rochale on Thursday Southport Woodcarvers, Meet Wednesday afternoons Manchester Wood and Carving Club – Meets Monday Evenings Selsey Woodcarvers group – Meets on a Wednesday in Selsey, West Sussex Austrian Carving School Have a holiday carving and learn in some beautiful country Gayle Mill at Hawes Enjoy a course with Peter Berry Rocking Horse Shop, York Learn to carve and / or buy a rocking horse kit Rocking Horse Shop, York A wide variety courses Rocking Horse Shop, York Master classes and residential courses Michael Painter, Warwickshire Michael has an approach of “With patience and determination anyone can carve as long as they are encouraged and shown the correct techniques” Chris Pye, Herefordshire Online tuition David Lovemore, Stroud Courses and one to one sessions Murray Taylor. For Chip Carving Kits, DVDs, and Courses, E-Mail Murray on murraytaylor@hotmail.co.uk

Tools

Ashley Iles Sheffield steel tool manufacturer Woodland Craft Tools Some unusual tools – axes and knives Peter Child Pyrography Machine The best pyrography machine but expensive Restoration Materials for polished, Sand and Sealer etc Nantwich Veneers H. E. Savill for knobs and hinges Martin & Co for knobs and hinges

Wood

John Boddy’s Have moved to Richmond, N Yorks. Been taken over by Associated Timber Services Gayle Mill at Hawes A fantastic mill and good courses and good cheese Chris Frankland Wood Yard Ring before you go for that special piece of native wood Richard Potter, Nantwich Good stock of British and exotic woods

Forums

Woodcarving Illustrated UK Workshops Sawmill Creek

Patterns

Craftmanspace Porch Carver North West Carvers Darkwood carvers

Partners

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