Additional Contacts

Contact Mike Pounders by email ( m.pounders@comcast.net ) or phone (501-771-1417) for submissions to web site or additional questions.

Carving Resources

Tools and Supplies
Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers                 800-541-5994                     http://www.woodcarvers.com/PRODUCTS.htm       free shipping if over $150
Woodcraft          800-225-1153     http://www.woodcraft.com/                     Authorized Pfeil distributer
Old Texas Woodcarvers Shop    800-752-9781     http://www.texaswoodcarvers.com/
Wood Carvers Supply    800-284-6229     http://www.woodcarverssupply.com/        MasterCarver stuff
The Woodchip Shop       866-996-6324     http://www.woodchipshop.com/servlet/StoreFront 
The Woodcraft Shop      800-397-2278     http://www.thewoodcraftshop.com/

Wood
Heinecke Wood Products    715-822-3524    http://www.heineckewood.com/      best basswood
Itasca Wood Products     218-256-8094    http://www.itascawoodproducts.com/          basswood, diamond willow

Knives
Little Shavers Wood Carving Supply       206-767-7421     http://www.littleshavers.com/     excellent sharpening service, beginners’ kits, and other supplies.
Drake Knives      360-659-6778     http://www.drakeknives.com/     superb knives and gouges      
Mike Shipley Knives     417-284-3416       http://www.ozarkcountycharacters.com/         Great knives
Pinewood Forge     800-423-1844               http://pinewoodforge.com/         great knives, spoon knives

Good Web Sites
Wood Carving Illustrated              http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/forum/index.php
The Carvers’ Companion              http://carverscompanion.com/
Carving Magazine                            http://www.carvingmagazine.com/

Instructional Videos and Websites
Caricatures

Flat Plane

Wood Spirits/Santas

Relief Carving
Dylan Goodson                 http://www.oldoakenterprises.com/frameset.php
Scott McNeil                      http://www.scottmcneillart.com/VIDEOS.html
Chris Pye                             http://www.woodcarvingworkshops.tv/home
Lora S. Irish                         http://www.carvingpatterns.com/#PRIMER TO CARVING  and http://www.carvingpatterns.com/

Books and Patterns
Classic Carving Patterns        http://www.carvingpatterns.com/         Lora S. Irish