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  • pallin
    Richmond's 2nd Virtual Woodcarving Show
    by pallin
    The Richmond Carving Society has announced their 2nd Virtual Woodcarving Show for the end of May 2021. The event last year drew about 265 entries, including some from Australia and Italy. You only have to submit two photos and the entry fee - $8CAD per entry. This year they're allowing carvings - and...
    Today, 12:52 PM
  • Muddy Dog
    Lumber yard basswood
    by Muddy Dog
    I usually order my basswood online and I found out the shipping and handling can be pretty pricey.
    So I was wondering if anyone has ever bought basswood from a lumber yard?
    I just recently found out a local lumber yard carries kilned dried basswood. I don't know if it's any good or not...
    Today, 09:52 AM
  • MacMcclurg
    Projects from Renegade 2021
    by MacMcclurg
    These are projects completed from Renegade 2021. Hope you like them.
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    This gallery has 5 photos.
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