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We love showcasing our members carvings; after all, getting people to carve is what Woodcarving Workshops is all about! In the gallery you’ll see a wide range of carvings, from novice to advanced; each one the result of time and effort, inspiration and dedication. We value them all!

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Chris & Carrie


Project Owner: Lawrence Van Slambrook
Type of Wood: Basswood
Finish: Acrylic paint
Dimensions: 15" X 6" plus head and neck


I studied the Bavarian style woodcarving with Georg Keilhofer. This was my first loon which was inspired by a pattern from Rick Butz. The body is 2 pieces laminated together and the neck/head attached as a separate piece. I studied photos of loons for the coloration. The distinctive red glass eyes were installed using epoxy.

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