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Forum topic by Dick, & Barb Cain posted 02-23-2008 08:32 PM 1753 views 1 time favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Dick, & Barb Cain

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02-23-2008 08:32 PM

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The National Woodcarving School.

Thanks to Alin Dobra, he suggested this to one of our members,

So I thought it would be Appropriate to post it in a forum,

so more members can get to appreciate it.

It has a lot of free tutorials, & patterns, that would be very helpful to anyone interested in carving.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1


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#1 posted 02-23-2008 08:51 PM

That is a great site. I have had it favorited for a while now.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 02-23-2008 09:28 PM

Thank you Dick. Excellent site and excellent tutorials, I must give it a go sometime.

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (http://www.poydatjatuolit.fi)

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#3 posted 02-23-2008 09:30 PM

Thanks, Dick….I guess. Something else I want to do. Now if only I can find a way to put more hours into a day! This looks like a great site.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 02-24-2008 02:01 AM

Thanks Dick.
I have been looking at the carvings being posted here and realized that I have been missing a great deal by not being familiar with this technique. I have favorited this as well. Now like Charlie, all I need is more time and, I am sure, more tools. With these it is possible that even being as “artistically challenged” as I am, I could possibly produce some passable carvings.

thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 02-24-2008 04:11 AM

Thanks Dick for making this a forum topic. I essentially learned how to carve following the tutorials on this website. One of these days I’ll start following the intermediate and advanced tutorials to get better.

Alin

-- -- Alin Dobra, Gainesville, Florida

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 02-24-2008 06:51 AM

I thought this would be good as a forum topic, Alin.

Thanks for sharing this. Even though I’ve carved for quite a few years,

I’m always open to learning more.

I’ve always said that whenever I start a new carving, it’s like learning all over again.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#7 posted 02-24-2008 11:27 AM

Thanks Dick and Alin. I just got a set of carving knives a few weeks ago. I haven’t had them out yet. Maybe this will get me off the bubble.

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#8 posted 02-25-2008 12:06 AM

thanks fo rthe site. I will have to show this to my son.

-- Hope Never fails

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#9 posted 02-26-2008 05:42 AM

Thanks Dick——whiling away the hours while not feeling well has been tough because I’ve not been able to work on my shop much. I had completely forgotten about carving. I broke out the knives this weekend and have managed a few small whitiling exercises and large pile of chips on the living room floor. At least made be feel better working with some type of wood and something sharp to cut with!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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