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05-17-2015 08:02 PM

Hello from Nova Scotia I joined this group yesterday, I am a wood carver and live just out Truro NS. I am a member of the Truro Carvers. I prefer to carver caricatures rather then wild life. I carve in white pine, basswood, eastern white cedar, yellow cedar, poplar, cypress knees and any other wood that lands in my shop.

-- NSBruce

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#1 posted 05-17-2015 08:26 PM

Welcome to LJ.

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#2 posted 05-17-2015 08:36 PM

Welcome to the asylum! Please put on the stylish jacket with the arms that tie in the back.

We are glad you are here!

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#3 posted 05-17-2015 09:37 PM

Welcome to the forum. Please post photos of some of your completed work in your projects so we can see them.



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#4 posted 05-17-2015 11:03 PM

Glad to have you with us. Show us your work. PLEASE.


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#5 posted 05-17-2015 11:36 PM

Glad you got on board.

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#6 posted 05-18-2015 12:59 AM

Welcome to LJ. Glad to have you with us.

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#7 posted 05-18-2015 06:14 AM

Welcome, please do not ask which table saw to buy. :)

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#8 posted 05-18-2015 12:19 PM

Thanks everyone for the welcomes to the group, I will post some pics as soon as I figure out how to transfer the images, have a fun day making the chips fly

-- NSBruce

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#9 posted 05-18-2015 01:09 PM

Welcome aboard, NS. Carvers make great Lumberjocks. There is always someone asking questions about woodcarving and we love to see all of the nice woodcarvings that are posted. Have fun and welcome aboard.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#10 posted 05-18-2015 06:27 PM

Welcome and I hope you enjoy the site, lots of great and passionate woodworkers here trying to share info and a few laughs along the way.

-- Talent, brilliance, and humility are my virtues.

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#11 posted 05-27-2015 11:33 PM

Hi All Just going to post a few pics of carvings i have done over the

past few years

-- NSBruce

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#12 posted 05-27-2015 11:34 PM

Looks like i have a lot to learn about photobucket maybe next time

-- NSBruce

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#13 posted 05-28-2015 12:49 AM

Welcome to the community Bruce.


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#14 posted 05-28-2015 03:01 PM

Welcome aboard, how do you like carving ‘white pine’, I have heard that this wood
is great for those of us that use knives and other edge tools, but I wonder how white
pine will carve using power tools? Enjoy the group and just carve to your heart’s content.

-- Torpidhummer

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#15 posted 05-28-2015 04:08 PM

Welcome! I bet it’s lovely where you are now. I envy your talents. I always felt, I could “learn woodworking”, but carving to me is a talent you have to just “have”. Although one of my bucket list items is a ball -n- claw foot.

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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