Welcome to The Carvers’ Companion, the home of a wide variety of resources for and by woodcarvers.
Woodcarver Online Magazine (WOM)
Now in its twen?ty-sec?ond year of pub?li?ca?tion, Wood?carv?er Online Mag?a?zine (WOM) is the first on-line “e?zine” for wood?carvers, by wood?carvers. Pub?lished six times a year, WOM is filled with reports of major carv?ing events, how-to arti?cles, pat?terns, book and video reviews, pho?to gal?leries, and reg?u?lar fea?tures such as Notes From The ‘Net. WOM is always free to all, thanks to the sup?port of a fine group of pub?lish?ers, carv?ing sup?ply, ser?vice and tool ven?dors. Click the logo at left or WOM in the menu bar to see the cur?rent issue.
World Wide Woodcarver Exchange (W3E)
The World Wide Wood?carv?er Exchanges are an ongo?ing series of carv?ing exchanges. Hun?dreds of carv?ings have been exchanged by carvers in the US, Cana?da, British Isles and Aus?tralia. There is no fee charged, but you must be a mem?ber of one of sev?er?al wood?carv?ing mail groups. (See the Resource Files below). Click the logo at left or W3E in the menu bar to learn more.
The Wood?Carv?er List, estab?lished in 1996, is the old?est carv?ing-relat?ed dis?cus?sion list on the ‘web. Some?thing over 600 carvers sub?scribe to the List, where a vari?ety of wood?carv?ing top?ics are dis?cussed by carvers rang?ing from sea?soned pros to new?bies with their first tool. Have a wood?carv?ing ques?tion? The List is the place to ask. Click the logo at left or The List in the menu bar for more infor?ma?tion or to sub?scribe.
The Wood?carv?er List also has a very active Face?book group as an alter?nate to the email-based List. The Face?book group gives us a place to post pho?tos of recent projects, share tips, ask ques?tions, etc. To vis?it the group and join the 4,500 plus mem?bers, click the logo at left or in the menu bar under The List.
Wood?carv?er Ref?er?ence Files
- The Ven?dor File
- Elec?tron?ic Email Lists File
- Mag?a?zine and Pub?li?ca?tion File
- Orga?ni?za?tions File
- Art for Carvers File
- Inter?est Area Files
- Good and Use?ful Stuff File
Are you a new carv?er or inter?est?ed in carv?ing? Click the logo at left or New Carvers in the menu bar to head direct?ly to the New Carvers area.
Carver’s Companion Shop
The Carvers’ Com?pan?ion Shop at Cafe?Press car?ries a wide vari?ety of wood?carv?ing-themed shirts, sweats, mugs, aprons, bags and lots of oth?er gifts and good?ies. Get your?self a great shirt and help sup?port the Carvers’ Com?pan?ion site at the same time. Click the logo at left or The Shop in the right hand menu to learn more.
Ques?tions, queries, posers?
If you have ques?tions, requests, com?ments – click About in the menu bar and use the con?tact form you’ll find on that page.
Cau?tion?ary State?ment: Wood carv?ing is a poten?tial?ly haz?ardous activ?i?ty and should be under?tak?en only with safe?ty a con?stant and pri?ma?ry con?sid?er?a?tion. To avoid injury thor?ough?ly under?stand the use of all tools and tech?niques and review all projects before start?ing. The projects and all oth?er mate?r?i?al on this site are pre?sent?ed as is, with no war?ran?ty or guar?an?tee of any kind expressed or implied. The own?er and authors dis?claim any lia?bil?i?ty for injury, dam?age or loss that may occur when using any of the con?tent of this web site. When in doubt seek pro?fes?sion?al instruc?tion and advice before under?tak?ing any project.
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