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Carving on a Large Scale by Mike Burton
Large carvings are an impressive challenge to any carver’s art and skills.

Harlequin Duck by Gordon Stiller
Project pattern from Stiller Patterns.

All About Clamps & Vises By Roger Schroeder
Essential hardware to aid your carving.

The Art of Fire with Bob Swain by Curtis Badger
Create a worn, antiqued look for your carvings by finishing with flames.

Floral Chip Carvings by Darrell Janssen
Create your own custom basket lids or carve a traditional plaque with these delicate designs.

Carving out a place in the world
Building a business around custom-carved furniture.

Carver’s Lapboard by Charles Brown
No room in the house is off limits with this portable carving station made from scrap.

Catch and Release? by Gary Fenton
Use simple texturing techniques to detail this whimsical carving.

Contemporary Carved Hearts by Cyndi Joslyn
Quick and easy projects make eye-catching pins or magnets.

The Sculpture of Tom Bazis by Gustave Lambert
Unique carvings crafted for individual clients.

Carving a Half Hull Ship Model by Robert Squarebriggs
Use traditional carving techniques to create a scale model of the historic ship “Raven.”

The Whimsical World of David Sabol
by Roger Schroeder
CCA member strives for a lighthearted look.

Shop Made Rotary Carving Vise by Mike Burton
Create this clever, hold-anything vise for less than $30.

Hollow Core Muskie by Charles and George Weiss
Creating a hollow core helps keep large carvings manageable.

Realistic Eagle Bust by Pat Mikula Moore
Designed as a cane topper, this majestic eagle could easily be enlarged for a full-size carving.

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