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Old 01-04-2010, 05:47 PM
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Hello All.
I am a woodworker and the only carving I have done was in the restoration
of some very old furniture. I do however, have a passion for flat-carved
Scandinavian figures which I have been collecting over the years. I do
not know a whole lot about these and would like know more about the
pieces that I do own. They give me great pleasure and remind me of my
wonderful Swedish relatives, now long gone. Where is a good place to
start my education?
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Old 01-04-2010, 08:02 PM
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howdy and welcome, as far as flat plane carving you are here at the right place, check out flat plane carving
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You have picked a good place to get started. The folks will not lead you astray.
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Old 01-04-2010, 09:05 PM
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Hi John good to have you aboard.
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Welcome aboard John! You've located a great carving forum and we'll be looking forward to seeing some of your carvings!
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Hi John, welcome to the group!
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Welcome and glad to have you with us. Big Dave already gave you some good information about the forum. The other good advise would be to make Gene Messer a friend and check out his carvings and you tube videos. He and many others here will be willing to help you in any way that they can.

Safe Carving and God Bless,

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