Woodcarving sites and other sites of interest:

The National Wood Carvers Association and home of their publication Chip Chats magazine Woodcarver Online Magazine (WOM) and an email list for the discussion of woodcarving topics Doug Oliver, woodcarver and graphic design artist Fran Moore - woodcarver, mosaic, and glass art woodcarver and fine furniture maker Travis Bryant Texas woodcarver and wood carving teacher Harry Seurkamp

Classic Carving Patterns: Lora S. Irish's carving patterns and tutorials Doug Oliver's Peter Mansbendel historical research project

Hummul Carving Company: serving the needs of the traditional and contemporary carver

Woodcraft: woodworking tools, books and supplies Everett Ellenwood's excellent videos "Sharpening Simplified" and "Beginning Woodcarving"

Chris Pye, woodcarver: be sure to check out his "Slipstones" woodcarving manuals

Woodcarving Illustrated magazine

Wood Carving magazine The Wood Database Heinecke Wood Products

Tools and Supplies:

The following are some tools and supplies I can recommend.