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The Vendor File -

Being a Compendium of Providers of

Tools, Supplies, Books, Patterns and Material


Retail Supply Houses

Tool Manufacturers and Distributors

Wood Suppliers - Lumber, Roughouts, Bandsawn Blanks

Pattern Portfolios, Custom Patterns

Magazine and Book Publishers, Book Sellers


Retail Supply Houses

Beaver Dam Decoys Cortland, OH - tools, supplies, books, decoy roughouts, turnings, lumber

Belcher Carving Supply - Tipp City, OH - tools, supplies, books

Carve4Less - Estes Park, CO - Discounted and closeouts on books, tools and kits

Christian J Hummul Co. - tools, supplies, books and videos, lumber

The Duck Blind Hickory Corners, MI - carving and art supplies

Feather Animation Wood Carving Supplies, Sarnia, Ontario - tools, supplies, bird feet, eyes, etc

FishCarver.com - Novi, MI - tools, supplies, patterns, roughouts, classes, videos etc for fish carvers

Greg Dorrance Co - Attleboro, MA - tools, books, roughouts, etc

Jan's Carving Studio, Bowmanville, ON, Canada - tools and supplie

Little Shavers Woodcarving Supply - Seattle, WA - tools, supplies, etc

MDI Woodcarvers Supply Bar Harbor, ME - tools, supplies, books, patterns

Mountain Woodcarvers, Estes Park, CO - carving tools, supplies, books. material

Mountain Heritage Crafters Bluefield, VA- wood carvers complete tool and book shop.

Old Texas Woodcarvers Spring, TX - carving tools, supplies, etc

Quality Carving Supplies - Venice, FL - complete line of woodcarving supplies

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware Medina, MN - catalog sales and local stores - carving and general woodworking tools, supplies, lumber, books

Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers Supply Nawger Nob, Towsend, TN - carving tools, supplies, books, material

Stoney Point Decoy Carving Supply - Salisbury, MD - tools, wood, paint

Sugar Pine Woodcarving Supplies Lebanon, OR - carving tools, supplies, books

Tools For Woodcarvers Farwell, MI - (formerly LeatherPlus) A complete line of wood carving supplies at competitive prices.

Treeline Provo, UT - The wood craft specialists - carving tools, supplies, sticks, etc

Vic Kirkman Originals Raleigh, NC - Carving tools, supplies, books. material for the wildfowl carver

Walnut Hollow - Dodgeville, WI - Carving and woodburning tools, unfinished wood products, clocking supplies and more

West Falls Woodcarving Products - West Falls, NY - Home of Ross Oar's books, roughouts, knives and sharpening gear

Windsor Woodcarver Museum - Windsor, ON, CA - The Museum Shop carries a wide range of tools, supplies and books; proceeds help support Museum operations

Wood Carver's Store and School - Minneapolis, MN - Tools. material and classes

The Woodcraft Shop Bettendorf, IA - Wide selection of books, tools, supplies - Downloadable catalogue on web site.

Wood Carvers Supply, Inc Englewood, FL - A wide selection of books, tools, supplies

WoodCarving Store Kitchner, ON, Canada - Carving tools, supplies, books, videos

Wood 'N Wildcraft Westbank, BC - carving tools, supplies, books, classes

Woodchip Shop - Des Moines, IA - Carving tools, supplies, books. material

Woodchips Carving Supplies Port Moody, BC, Canada - Carving tools, supplies, books. material

Woodcraft Supply Corp. Parkersville, WV - catalog and local stores - carving tools, supplies, books, lumber

Woodcarvers Warehouse - Faribault, MN - woodcarving tools, books, kits, wood and supplies

Wood-n-Feathers Merrickville, ON, CA - carving supplies, tools, etc


Tool Manufacturers and Distributors

Hand, Mallet, and Power Tools, Pyro Tools, Duplicators, Workholders, Lighting, Etc

Some of these manufacturers/distributors sell tools and supplies directly from their web sites - others only through authorized retailers. For those manufacturers The Carver's Companion suggests you contact the supply houses listed above.

Abranet & Tools Rotonda West, FL - Abranet abrasive sheets, tools and supplies

Ashley Iles Tools (UK) - Woodcarving and turning tools made in the old tradition

Arbortech Woodworking Tools - grinder mounted cutting tools and power chisel tools

Badger Airbrush Co - air brushes, accessories, compressors, paint

Bailey's Laytonville, CA - Chain saw carving supplies

BlueMax Lighting - Jackson,MI - home of BlueMax full spectrum lighting

Cape Forge Tools Dayton, ME - traditional hand-forged carving tools

Colwood Woodburning Tools - Farmingdale, NJ - Wide variety of tips (including fish detailing tips}, replacement and fixed tip handles, books, cases and more. . .

Copycarver - Novi, MI - The woodcarvers' copy machine - plans for a build-it-yourself duplicator for woodcarvers

Creative Technologies Inc - Casper, WY - home of the Rotary Chisel, a carbide cutter

Cutting Edge Tools - Houston, TX - for wood carvers and wood workers

Delta Machinery - band saws, table saws, thickness planers, jointers and other quality shop equipment

Diefenbacher Tools St Louis, MO - tools by Stuabi, Two Cherries, Diefenbacher

Dura-Grit - Toronto, ON, CA - Long lasting carbide coated high-speed rotary tools, 1/4" drill bits, hand sanding tools and sanding disks

The Endura Engraving System - The Endura Engraving System - the one high speed engraving system built to last for a lifetime of use . . .

European Hand Tools Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - Importers of Two Cherries, Richard Kell and Lynx tools

Fan Carvers World Fennville, MI - Tools to support your fan-bird carving habit

FlexcutFlexcut Tools - Erie, PA - home of Flexcut carving tools

Foredom - Bethel, CT - home of Foredom Power Tools and accessories

Frank Mittermeier, Inc - Bronx, NY - US distributor of Dastra Tools

GRS - Emporia, KS - Gravermax power engraving systems, tools and training

Hartville Tools - Hartville, OH - woodworking equipments, accessories, supplies

Henry Taylor Tools - Sheffield, England - Woodturning and Woodcarving tools

Highland Hardware - Atlanta, GA - woodworking tools, accessories, supplies

Janik Woodburning Supply/Craft Supplies Ltd - Derbyshire, England - tools, supplies, materials

Jerry-Rig - West Caldwell, NJ - The Jerry-Rig 360 degree rotatable work positioner

Knotts Knives - Salisbury, MD - knives, Dust Demon

Lee Valley Tools & Veritas - Ogdensburg, NY - woodworking tools, accessories, supplies

Log Home Store - McMinnville, OR - chainsaw carving tools and supplies, books

Mastercarver - Englewood, FL - Manufacturer of Mastercarver flexible shaft machines, Micro-Pro micro-motor tools, Woodhog wood grinders, Hand-forged tools, Mallets, Hawk and Eagle Burnmaster wood burning (pryrographic) tools. Power tools are available in 110V or 230V. Dealerships available worldwide.

Nibsburner - Colorado Springs, CO - Nibsburner pyro and woodburning products

PJL Enterprises - Browerville, MN - Optima wood carving and pyrographic tools from SMC, as well as the Safe Air dust collection.

Preferred Edge Knives - Maple Ridge, BE, CA - high-quality handmade carving knives and supplies

PROX-Tech - Hickory, NC - Proxxon motorized carver

PS Wood Machines - Bethel Park, PA - band saw blades, scroll saws and blades, scroll saw and intarsia patterns

Razertip Industries - Martinsville, SK, Canada - pyrography and carving supplies, dust management systems

Robert Sorby - Sheffield, England - Woodworking Tools Specialist

Saburr-Tooth - Sterling Heights, MI - Carbide coated rotary tools: 1/4". 1/8" and 3/32" shank tools, sanding sleeves, carving sheels and Buzz-outs

Stubai Direct - US Distributor of Stubai palm and mallet tools

Terrco, Inc - Watertown, SD - single and multiple spindle duplicators

Tools For Woodcarvers Farwell, MI - (formerly LeatherPlus) A complete line of wood carving supplies at competitive prices.

Triton Manufacturing - (AU) home of the Triton Superjaws, a portable work holder with rubber faced and timber jaws (also available from US distributors)

Turbo Carver - Federal Way, WA - Turbo Carver highspeed rotary tool and accessories

U.J. Ramelson Co. Newark, NJ - American-made woodcarving tools

Vac-U-Shield - Philadelphia, PA - for virtualy dust-free power carving

Warren Cutlery Reinbeck, NY - wood carving tools - interchangeable blade and handle sets

Wood Carvers Supply, Inc Englewood, FL - Manufacturer of Mastercarver flexible shaft machines, Micro-Pro micro-motor tools, Woodhog wood grinders, Hand-forged tools, Mallets, Hawk and Eagle Burnmaster wood burning (pryrographic) tools. Power tools are available in 110V or 230V. Dealerships available worldwide.

Wood-Carver.com - home of the Gemini Universal Carving Duplicator


Wood Suppliers -

Lumber, Roughouts, Bandsawn Blanks, Kits, Boxes

Lumber, Bark, Diamond Willow

American Basswood Carving - Noblesville, IN - Basswood, Butternut and Eastern White Pine

Be So Good Wood - Billings, MT - Cottonwood bark and diamond willow from Alex Bisso in Montana

Bethlehem Olive Wood Brownwood, TX (US contact) olive wood carving and turning blocks

Copperhead Road Logging and Lumber (AKA Joe's Carving Wood) Palisade, MN northern MN hardwoods - basswood, buternut, cedar, more

Exotic Lumber - Annapolis, MD - Domestic, imported, and exotic timbers

Fan Carvers World Fennville, MI - White cedar blanks for fan-bird carving

Hardwoods of Michigan - commercial lumber supply

Hardwood Connection (IL) - hardwoods, custom glue-ups, etc. email kbhardwood@aol.com or phone 815-895-8733

Heinecke Wood Products - Cumberland, WI - quality carving lumber and roughout dublicating service

Itasca Wood Products - Deer River, MN - specialist iin thin craft wood and carving wood

Krantz Wood Sales - Forest Lake, MN - quality northern basswood - email to jkrantzATusfamily.net or call 651-464-5632

Ken Laninga Diamond Willow - Diamond willow from northern Alberta, Canada

Louisiana Cypress Products - Olla, LA - Cypress Kness

Northeaster Scale Lumber Co - Methuen, MA - complete line of scale hardwoods for carver, model builders, etc

Ocooch Hardwoods - Richland Center, WI - carving stock, intarsia lumber, unsurfaced hardwood lumber

Texas Woodcrafts - Katy, TX - Texas grown wood for carving and turning

Slim's Woodshed Harmony, MN - Lumber, sawn blanks, tools, carving museum

Full Cycle Woodworks - Rogersville, TN - basswood lumber

Tuckaway Quality Lumber - Lyme, NH - Air dried carving woods and burls, kiln dried white pine & hardwood lumber,

Tupelo Timber Brantford, Ontario, CA - Tueplo and White Cedar


Roughouts, Band-sawn Blanks, Kits, Boxes, Roughout & Duplication Services

Phil & Vicki Bishop - Elk City, OK - Roughouts designed by CCA member Phil, as well as Vicki's popular roughouts.

Boxes N Such - North Royalton, OH - Boxes, plates, etc

"Ol' Don" Burgdorf - Leiper's Fork, TN - Roughtouts of Ol' Don's designs that have appearted in Carving Magazine and Woodcarver Online Magazine

Heinecke Wood Products - Cumberland, WI - quality carving lumber and roughout dublicating service

Stu Martin's Woodcarving - Goddard, KS - roughouts and videos by Stu Martin

Masterwerkes - Garland, TX - Custom production services for woodcarvers

Bob Reitmeyer Whittler Supplies - Pittsburg, PA - Cub & Boy Scout neckerchief slide blanks & instructions

Moore Roughouts - a wide variety of roughouts designed by various carvers and duplicating services

David Sabol Originals - Wrightsville, PA - Roughouts designed by CCA member Dave Sabol

Floyd Rhadigan - Saline, MI - Roughouts and bandsawn blanks, kits

Gerald & Barb Sears - Southwest City. MO - Roughouts designed by CCA member Gerald Sears

Harley & Midge Schmitgen - Blue Earth, MN - Roughouts designed by Harley & Midge Schmitgen

Greg Wilkerson Woodcarving - Branson, MO - Roughouts of Greg's designs of Native American

Pattern Portfolios and Books, Custom Patterns

Art of Don - patterns portfolios (hardcopy and on CD) and custom patterns by "Ol' Don" Burgdorf

Clanbadge.com Celtic Knot Font for Mac & PC at Clanbadge.com - free knotwork patterns available

Classic Carving Patterns - pattern portfolios, tips, carving lessons, books by Lora Irish

Darkwood Woodcarving ON, CA - free downloadable patterns and instruction, digital woodcarving books

Nora Hall Carving Designs - Patterns from Nora Hall

Woodcarving Shirts, Aprons, Gifts, Etc

Carvers' Companion Shop - T-Shirts, sweatshirts, carving aprons, mugs, mouse pad, greeting cards and more

Shop or Create What's on Your Mind at CafePress - Create your own shirts and other logo wear and gifts, and search for other carving designs

Just4Yucks - Funny woodcarving designs on shirts and other items

Woodworking Gifts - Shirts and other gifts - woodcarver, chipcarver, decoy carver

Magazine and Book Publishers, Book Sellers

Some publishers sell directly and some do not. The Carver's Companion suggests you make your purchases from book sellers listed here or from one of the many quality carver supply houses listed above.

Carving Magazine - Newton, NJ

Chip Chats - The magazine of the National Wood Carvers Association.

For an index of selected articles in Chip Chats click HERE; for an index of selected patterns click HERE.

Wood Carving Illustrated - East Petersburg, PA - For an index of recent WCI issues click HERE.

Fan Carvers World Fennville, MI - Sally and David Nye have almost single-handedly preserved the art of fan-bird carving in North America, and have published two how-to books on the topic.

Fox Chapel Publishing - East Petersburg, PA - Carving & woodworking books books.

Guild of Master Craftsmen - England - publishers of Wood Carving Magazine

Linden Publications - Woodworker's Library and Woodworkers Newsstand

Sterling Publishing - wood carving and other books

Schiffer Books - publishers of wood carving and other books

Taunton Press - publishers Fine WoodWorking magazine and a variety of books

Wildfowl Carving Magazine - publishers of Wildfowl Carving Magazine

Meredith Corp - publishers of Wood Magazine and others

Moldmaking and Casting Supplies & Services

Alumilite Cast Materials - mold making and casting materials

Castcraft - informational books and videos about casting

Enviromold - downloadable Artmolds' catalog for mold making and casting materials

Lone Tree Creek LLC - Olivet, SD - Moldmaking and casting services

Smooth-On Moldmaking and Casting Materials - Mold making rubber to capture fine woodcarving detail and casting resin for accurate reproductions

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Last Update 8-29-11 <> Links updated and validated 3-10-11 <> Copyright 2001 - 2011 wmkelley