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  • Brutalfly
    New to carving and I am glad I found this site.
    by Brutalfly
    I am new to carving/whittling ans just found this site.
    I started carving about 3-4 weeks ago and completed a couple of things so I thought I would share:

    This one is in the process of being painted.

    Normally I do a lot of scroll sawing and other things like this...
    Yesterday, 10:30 PM
  • Arthur C.
    Loess Hills Sawmill
    by Arthur C.
    Has anyone ordered from George at Loess Hills lately? I was recommending him to my brother today, and when I tried to pull up his web page I got a 404 error, Not Available. He hasn't posted anything in a long time on the FB page either.
    Yesterday, 05:51 PM
  • jackpine
    Odie and Beary
    by jackpine
    my first two projects from Mike Shipley's books " Whittling the Country Bear & His Friends" and " Whittling Country Folk" lots of fun doing these, Mike's books are really good at showing what and how. just adding a ps here the hillbilly was from shell knob wood carvers site via...
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