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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
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Fox Chapel Publishing's 2014 Open House and Woodworking Show. www.wood-show.com
by MKinsey
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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 (4 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
by Nomad
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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
by Dylan
04-11-2014 09:18 PM Go to last post
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A place to remember carvers past who contributed to the art
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Announcing the latest Fox Chapel books and magazines for carving and other crafts and hobbies.
by GiulioI
11-03-2013 10:15 AM Go to last post
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Wood Carving
Post your beginner questions here.
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General Wood Carving (15 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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Post tutorials or step-by-step projects here
by RUssL.
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Post your animal and bird carving questions here.
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Caricature Carving (4 Viewing)
Post your caricatures carving questions here.
by CosmoQ
Today 09:50 PM Go to last post
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Carvings in the Flat Plane style and Scandinavian style carvings.
Yesterday 01:40 PM Go to last post
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A place to discuss carvings in found wood including cottonwood bark, driftwood, and other types of found wood
by EarlE
04-18-2014 12:02 AM Go to last post
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Holiday (4 Viewing)
Post your holiday carving questions here.
by Nomad
Today 09:58 PM Go to last post
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Post your Relief and Chip Carving questions here.
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Power Carving (4 Viewing)
For the discussions of power carving ranging from roughing out to detailing.
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Chainsaw Carving (7 Viewing)
Tips, techniques, and safety for chainsaw carving
04-18-2014 08:21 PM Go to last post
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Post your information or questions about walking sticks, cane, or staff carving
by nos71
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Post your Pyrography and Woodburning questions here
by Rezbar
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Post your general tips, shop-made tools, or jigs here
by EarlE
04-10-2014 12:43 AM Go to last post
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Post your questions, hints and techniques here about carving woods and other carving materials
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Post your Tools & Sharpening questions here.
3,791 38,891
Post your Painting and Finishing questions here.
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Reference Photos (1 Viewing)
A place to post your own reference photos of different carving subjects (wildlife, wildfowl, even human figures).
04-04-2014 12:32 PM Go to last post
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A place to discuss the business side of carving, including selling patterns or selling carvings
04-18-2014 02:01 PM Go to last post
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Post your questions, suggestions and feedback on using the message board.
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