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Location: Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA
Website: https://www.etsy.com/shop/RWKWoodcarving

I love wood...I love everything about wood! I love the way it looks and smells, and the way it cuts with a sharp knife. I started wood carving when I was about 17 and have now been wood carving for over 45 years. I enjoy taking an ordinary block of wood and making it come to life!

Over the years I have won numerous blue ribbons for my work at various woodcarving competitions around the country. Today my wood carvings are found in private collections throughout the United States, Canada, UK, Denmark, Australia and Afghanistan.

All of my wood carvings are hand carved with just a wood carving knife and sometimes with a small hand gouge…no power tools are ever used. My tools are extremely sharp so there is rarely a need for sanding. Also, I like to let the knife cuts show on my wood carvings to give them a more rustic, hand carved, handmade appearance. And each wood carving is signed with my personal logo.

I enjoy carving all kinds of subjects…usually whatever strikes me at the time…but my favorites are caricatures, Santas and tree ornaments.

-- Bob, New Jersey, https://www.etsy.com/shop/RWKWoodcarving

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added project Glass Santa Ornament 33 days ago
added project Santa With Tree 36 days ago
added project Pumpkin Mash 53 days ago
added project Karl - Elf Tree Ornament 70 days ago
added project Milo - Elf Tree Ornament 84 days ago
added project Forlorn Santa 94 days ago
added project Milton - Elf Tree Ornament 94 days ago
added project Malkin - Elf Tree Ornament 99 days ago
added project Chubby Bear 108 days ago
added project Fuzzy Bear 108 days ago
added project Quincy - Elf Tree Ornament 127 days ago
added project Rolf - Elf Tree Ornament 136 days ago
added project Aldo - Elf Tree Ornament 136 days ago
added project Otis - Bottle Stopper 164 days ago
added project Snail 172 days ago

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#1 posted 323 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 323 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
http://lumberjocks.com/msojka
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP
Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 321 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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#4 posted 279 days ago

Lookin’ great, Bob!! Glad to see you here!! I love your new carving!!

<(B^)

-- Gary "Wiz" Burns, Oregon, http://www.treewiz.etsy.com

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