Carving Galleries and Sites

Laurie Gmyrek's home page One of Minnesota's top carvers. Her site contains pictures, information and tips for the carver.

VERKTOY AS Norway's leading supplier in woodworking tools. Supplies the Razertip range.

Signs of Wood Co Personalized 3 dimensional wood signs for gifts and business. Over 180 art center to choose from and your custom wording make for a truly personalized and unique gift.

South Georgia Woodcarver Artist Greg Phillips - wood carver.

Bear Valley Sculptures Wildlife Sculpture and Carvings of Birds of Prey, Waterfowl, Songbirds and Fish.

Black Duck Studio Offers courses for the beginner, intermediate or the professional carver looking to learn and perhaps offer a few well earned tips of their own. Courses are taught by George MacMillan, world class carver and wildlife artist.

Krausman's Wildlife Reference Photos & Woodcarving Studio For over twenty years they have provided high quality reference photos for carvers, taxidermists, and wildlife artists. In 1998, they expanded upon their business to open an educational facility like no other, where they have week long seminars with world class teachers from May to October.

Central Fraser Valley Woodcarvers In 1988, six gentlemen and their wives got together and started a carving club in a local mall. Over the past 30+ years, the Central Valley Woodcarvers have been meeting to enjoy the hobby of woodcarving, renewing old & making new friendships and working together to put on an annual Woodcarving Show which draws carvers and visitors from Canada, the US and occasionally abroad!

Tidewater Art Studio whales, sharks and dolphins in wood.

Feather By Feather Bird Carvings Realistically carved and painted birds.

Ron Smith Bird Carvings Realistic carvings from basswood and painted in oil.

Robert Wilchek Bird Carvings Robert Wilchek, a native of Prince George B.C., now retired in White Rock B.C. His love of bird carvings have been with him since 2006 and remains his favorite pastime and hobby.

World of Decoys Magazine This is a free online magazine published by In addition to a new issue each month you can view all of the previous versions as well as special issues on carving techniques and several carving shows. There's a ton of other links that will be of interest to all carvers. Editor Rafton Lefort has done an amazing job of creating a pictorial archive of the bird carving world that's both interesting and inspiring to dig through. Subscription is free or you can simply visit the site to view a current issue. You can donate to the magazine to help insure it keeps on going - we strongly encourage you to do so as you are able.