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P. M. Chippers Woodcarving Club

Links

This site is under serious construction, please come back often!

Here are a few sites we thought might be useful. This is by no means a comprehensive list. Most of these sites were kind enough to give us "link space" on their sites.

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If you find an error, please let us know.  If you would like a link here, send us a 20-30 word description and your URL.

Other Carvers

Publications

Vendors

Clubs & Guilds

Instruction

Montgomery


Other Carvers

This section includes individual carver's sites and sites with extensive links.

Carvers' WebRing links fine woodcarving sites all over the planet .

Woodcarvers on the Web provides an alphabetical link to the finest woodcarvers on the WWW.

Ron Wells Woodcarving, a caricature carver specializing in hillbillies, cowboys, santas, and contemporaries

Visit a Woodcarving Primer for carvers by L. S. Irish.


Publications

This section includes a few of the printed and online woodcarving magazines. The online publications provide links to other woodcarving sites.

Chip Chats is published by the National Woodcarvers Association. This magazine features articles from clubs around the world, patterns, show news, and resources.

WOOD Magazine Online is the online version of the Better Homes and Gardens publication. It features patterns, resources, and articles for woodcarvers and woodworkers. Wonderful resource site!

WWWoodc@rver E-zine is the first online woodcarving only magazine. It contains feature articles and comments from carvers worldwide.

DECOY MAGAZINE is the ultimate source for decoy collectors!

WOOD CARVING Illustrated, a general interest, how-to carving magazine.


Vendors

This section includes carving supply houses and tool and supply vendors. While we have not used products from all, they all come highly recommended.

Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers Supply offers classes and online catalog of their carving supplies.

George Nelson Woodcarving Supplies serving carvers all over the world with a complete line of quality tools and supplies, low prices, same day shipping.

Sunshine Woodcarving Supply tools, books, wood and more.

CraftWoods offers a catalog of their carving supplies and books.

WoodCraft suppliers of carving tools, supplies, books, and wood.

Rossiter Ruff-outs Over 500 different rough-outs designed by some of the best artists in the world, are available for the professional, the amateur and everyone in between. Videos, teaching aids, and chip carving plates included in catalog. Custom duplicating is available for instructors, dealers, or carvers doing multiple numbers.

PJL Enterprises features professional wood carving tools, at novice prices. They handle the Optima and Ultima tools and the Safe Air Dust Collection Systems.  This site also contains some great carving tips and techniques.

Flexcut tools, a family of carving tools that make the difference.


Carving Clubs & Guilds

This section includes a few clubs, guilds, or related organizations. These should help you locate a club in your area.

The NWCA (National Woodcarvers Association) is online and publishes Chip Chats six times a year. This mag features articles from clubs around the world, patterns, show news, and resources.  This is a good investment of $11.00 (USD).

New England Woodcarver's Website provides general carving information and specific information about carving in the NE United States. Visit this site!

The home page of the Caricature Carvers of America (CCA).


Carving Classes & Schools

This section includes a few places to take a carving class. Visit the VENDORs and CARVERs section. Some of the carvers and supply houses offer instruction.

John C. Campbell Folk School provides a variety of carving classes in Brasstown, NC. This beautiful facility is nestled in the Southern Highlands of the Great Smokey Mountains.

Tennessee Valley Woodcarving School offers several schools each year at 4-H camps in Grossville and Greenville, TN. Three-day classes, on various levels and subjects, are offered.


Montgomery

This section includes a few links in and around Montgomery, Alabama.

Chamber of Commerce: The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Montgomery.

Visitors Bureau: The official tourism site for Montgomery.

Online Montgomery: Sports, news, weather, etc.

WSFA-12: WSFA TV Channel 12, NBC affiliate

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts: The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, the oldest fine arts museum in Alabama, was established in 1930. Located next door to the Shakespeare Festival in the Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park.

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival: The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, located in Montgomery - Alabama's state capital - is the sixth largest Shakespeare festival in the world and attracts more than 300,000 annual visitors from all 50 states and over 60 countries.

Montgomery Weather:
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