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Every man looks at his wood-pile with a kind of affection.

Henry David Thoreau (1817­1862), Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Vol. 2


On this page you will find links to some of my many woodcarving friends; visit them and enjoy the many styles of woodcarving that you will encounter.


Bill Russell - one of the original participants in the W3E Secret Pal program. Bill and I have carved together at a Marv Kaisersatt class at Ivan Whillock's Studio


John Jellies' Dusty Mustache Carving - carver of excellent woodspirits, long time caring friend, and Professor of Biology at Western Michigan University. K'zoo, MI


Pete LeClair - CCA member, teacher, author of 3 excellent books on caricature carving, and an all-around nice guy - see his work in issue of WOM at carverscompanion.com


"Ol' Don" Burgdorf is friend, carver and artist from down Nashville way. He is a regular contributor to WOM, Carving Magazine and Chip Chats


Loren Woodward carves and once edited Notes From The Net in WOM; Loren is also an original participant in the W3E Secret Pal program
Ivan Whillock - one of the finest teachers of traditional woodcarving techniques available; worth the trip to Faribault, MN


Bob Gallandt - The late Bob Gallandt was a carver of really fine spear fishing decoys and one of the original participants in the W3E Secret Pal program. He is missed by his many carving friennds.

Mike Bloomquist is a fine carver and frequent, entertaining contributor to WOM


Mike Feeney, carver of the famous Tolls of Mt Horeb, WI


Bill Judt - founder of WOM and Woodcarver List and a fine relief carver, author of two good relief carving books


Sandy Holder - Carver of Carousel Horses, Hammer Dulcimer player, and the driving force behind the Woodcarvers' Roundup in Evart, MI


Joe Dillett is the ramrod behind the GPO (Great Pig Out,) a recurring celebration of carving and pig roasting held in Somonauk, IL. Joe also carvers really great mantles.

 Doug Evans is an occasional contributor to WOM- we've carved together in a Pete Ortel class and share an interest in Irish music Alex Bisso's Be So Good Wood page - Alex & I shared a bench at Ivan Whillock's Studio in May 2001 - Alex also has great cottonwood bark and other goodies from the Billings MT area. Vic Hamburger was a charter member of the W3E Secret Pal exchanges, and left us a far too young an age.
Tri-City Carvers Club, Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI area

 Rotten wood cannot be carved.

If the axe is not sharp, it doesn't matter how hard the wood is.

Chinese proverbs
Still a work in progress; more coming . . . . .

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