Getting started in Wood carving

A Guide for Beginner Wood Carvers View Start Carving Brochure

Pattern Book

Our 25th anniversary pattern book would make a wonderful  gift any time of the year for novice carvers. This book is now available through our contact link.  Cost: $25

Tools to make at home

Centre Marking Tool - designed by Tom Park
How to make your own bow sander

Carving Supplies

Artists Emporium
Bigfoot Carving Tools
BM Sports Distribution & Taxidermy Supply
Canadian Woodworker
Chipping Away
Jaymes Company
Jelinek Cork
Knotts Knives & Stoney Point Decoys
KV Woodcarving Supplies
Mountain Woodcarvers
Pat Godin Store -  reference, patterns and instructional CDs
Razertip Industries
Sugar Pine Woodcarving Suplies
The Woodcraft Shop
Tohickon Glass Eyes
Vincenti Decoy Supplies

Magazines and Websites

Carving Magazine
Pyrography - Fox Chapel
Pyrography Online
Whittling - Fox Chapel
Wildfowl Carving Magazine
Wood Carving Magazine
Wood Carver Online Magazine
Woodcarving Illustrated Magazine
Woodturning Magazine

Carving Classifieds

Study Casts 
Snowy Owl (Bob Guge) - $40

Common Loon (Jeff Whitty) - $40

American Kestrel (Floyd Schultz) - $40

Green-Winged Teal (Pat Godin) - $125

if any carvers are looking for materials, tools or resources,
please contact Keith at

Carving and reference books for sale.  Contact Maria at

M14/12 wood bandsaw with 3 blades in very good condition $1500.00
Planer is SOLD
Contact Sheryl at

Carrie Braden Single Feather Purchase Award
Reuben Unger - Great-horned Owl secondary flight feather

Jim Richardson Purchase Award
Susan Cowtan - George "Red" Weir Replica Bluebill

2022 Lakefish Net & Twine Greenback Walleye Purchase Award - Jean Mousseau

Lakefish Net & Twine Purchase Awards
Jean Mousseau - Greenback Walleye and Yellow Perch

Richard Whittom Duck Head Purchase Award
Frank Macfarlane - Cinnamon Teal