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Members and Magazines
New message board members start here! All the information you need to get started posting and chatting with carvers across the world
by BobD
03-11-2010 04:59 PM Go to last post
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Fox Chapel Publishing's 2014 Open House and Woodworking Show. www.wood-show.com
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Welcome Members (2 Viewing)
A place to introduce yourself and talk about things that may or may not relate to carving
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Publisher Feedback (1 Viewing)
Post any specific comments you have on Wood Carving Illustrated or any Fox Chapel Publishing Books
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Off Topic (3 Viewing)
A general chat area for topics not related to carving as long as they meet the stipulations laid out in the forum's Bill of Rights
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Post your questions for Wood Carving Illustrated contributers or Fox Chapel Publishing authors here. WARNING: All posts require moderator approval to appear.
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Online classes offered by Wood Carving Illustrated or Fox Chapel Publishing Authors
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A place to remember carvers past who contributed to the art
11-29-2014 07:54 PM Go to last post
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Announcing the latest Fox Chapel books and magazines for carving and other crafts and hobbies.
10-18-2014 02:49 PM Go to last post
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Wood Carving
Post your beginner questions here.
2,920 33,651
General Wood Carving (14 Viewing)
Post your general carving questions here.
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Post information concerning new projects or works in progress here.
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4,987 69,415
Post tutorials or step-by-step projects here
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Post your animal and bird carving questions here.
2,144 23,194
Caricature Carving (2 Viewing)
Post your caricatures carving questions here.
by JoeVM
Yesterday 10:15 PM Go to last post
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Carvings in the Flat Plane style and Scandinavian style carvings.
01-17-2015 03:56 PM Go to last post
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Carving in Found Wood (1 Viewing)
A place to discuss carvings in found wood including cottonwood bark, driftwood, and other types of found wood
01-19-2015 04:38 PM Go to last post
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Post your holiday carving questions here.
2,286 34,668
Post your Relief and Chip Carving questions here.
by tomrsey
Today 06:18 AM Go to last post
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Power Carving (3 Viewing)
For the discussions of power carving ranging from roughing out to detailing.
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Chainsaw Carving (2 Viewing)
Tips, techniques, and safety for chainsaw carving
01-20-2015 11:33 AM Go to last post
1,558 14,271
Post your information or questions about walking sticks, cane, or staff carving
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1,065 11,515
Post your Pyrography and Woodburning questions here
01-24-2015 10:03 PM Go to last post
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Post your general tips, shop-made tools, or jigs here
01-11-2015 02:03 PM Go to last post
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Post your questions, hints and techniques here about carving woods and other carving materials
by rickm
Yesterday 03:42 PM Go to last post
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Post your Tools & Sharpening questions here.
4,000 41,160
Post your Painting and Finishing questions here.
by rickm
01-24-2015 04:44 PM Go to last post
1,091 9,404
Reference Photos (1 Viewing)
A place to post your own reference photos of different carving subjects (wildlife, wildfowl, even human figures).
by Steev
01-12-2015 10:42 AM Go to last post
139 1,158
A place to discuss the business side of carving, including selling patterns or selling carvings
by Bob K.
01-25-2015 10:50 AM Go to last post
204 2,108
Post your questions, suggestions and feedback on using the message board.
by Claude
01-12-2015 12:33 PM Go to last post
653 3,782

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