Carving Western Figures

Welcome back everyone!!!  I want to start off this week by saying I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas and a Healthy, Happy New Year. Getting back into the groove after our holiday break I thought I would start off with a book review on one of my favorite old Harold Enlow books. CarvingContinue reading “Carving Western Figures”

Carving & Painting Christmas Ornaments

Carving & Painting Christmas Ornaments By Betty Padden A Book Review You’re all probably busy right in the middle of your Christmas carving just about now so I thought this would be an appropriate time to introduce you to this great must-have book!  If you can’t get it now put it on your list toContinue reading “Carving & Painting Christmas Ornaments”

Carving Wooden Santas Elves & Gnomes

Christmas is just about two months away so ’tis the season to be doing your Christmas carving, and probably the most popular Christmas carving subjects are Santas.  I mean who doesn’t love getting a hand carved Santa as a Christmas gift?  Well to help you along with your Christmas chores I have found a bookContinue reading “Carving Wooden Santas Elves & Gnomes”

EGG HEADS & other “Eggcellent” Things

EGG HEADS & Other “Excellent Things by Tom Wolfe A Book Review If you like carving eggs you’ll be ‘eggstatic’ over the  book, EGG HEADS & Other “Eggcellent” Things written by the renowned author, wood carver and instructor, Tom Wolfe.   In this book, published in 2008 by Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Tom uses basswood and butternutContinue reading “EGG HEADS & other “Eggcellent” Things”

Carving Figure Caricatures in the Ozark Style

“CARVING FIGURE CARICATURES in the Ozark Style“ by Harold L. Enlow A Book Review “CARVING FIGURE CARICATURES in the Ozark Style” is just one of many excellent woodcarving books written by noted wood carver and instructor Harold L. Enlow.  Published by Dover Publications Inc. in 1975 this 39 page paperback book contains 22 drawings andContinue reading “Carving Figure Caricatures in the Ozark Style”