Woodcarving sites and other sites of interest: the companion blog to this site the North Texas Wood Carver's Guild

The National Wood Carvers Association and home of their publication Chip Chats magazine Woodcarver Online Magazine (WOM) and an email list for the discussion of woodcarving topics Doug Oliver, woodcarver and graphic design artist Fran Moore - woodcarver, mosaic, and glass art woodcarver and fine furniture maker Travis Bryant

Classic Carving Patterns: Lora S. Irish's carving patterns and tutorials Doug Oliver's Peter Mansbendel historical research project
The Woodcraft Shop: serving the needs of the traditional and contemporary carver
Woodcraft: woodworking tools, books and supplies Everett Ellenwood's excellent videos "Sharpening Simplified" and "Beginning Woodcarving"
Chris Pye, woodcarver: be sure to check out his "Slipstones" woodcarving manuals
Woodcarving Illustrated magazine
Wood Carving magazine : The Wood Database Kyle Alty - an Urban Lumberjack, Engineer, & Furniture Maker.

Tools and Supplies:

The following are some tools and supplies I can recommend. Please note some of these are Amazon affiliate links that help me cover the cost of running this site.

Flexcut Slipstrop, for Polishing and Deburring V-Tools and Gouges, Flexcut Gold Polishing Compound Included, (PW12) 

 EZE-LAP L PAK4 Set SF/F/M/C Color Coded Diamond Hones

Deluxe Diamond Riffler Needle File Set By Protool

 Mirka 9A-149-APRP 2 3/4-Inch by 5-Inch Abranet Assortment Pack, 1 Each P80 - P600

 Walnut Hollow Basswood Carving Block, 4" x 3.5" x 10"

 Tenura Fabric Non-Slip Netting, 6' Length x 20" Width

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