Deep-relief carvings by David Esterly

| February 27, 2011

These carvings are done by David Esterly from upstate New York, United States. And the most amazing thing about these carvings is that David Esterly is one hundred percent self-taught woodcarver. One could say that David Esterly started carving accidentally. While studying literature in England in the 1970s, David Esterly walked into a London church […]

Woodcarvings by Igor Kuptsov

| February 20, 2011

These fantasy vehicles and other wood sculptures are carved by Igor Kuptsov ( Игорь Купцов ) from Moscow, Russia. Igor began carving when he was about a fifteen-year-old. He started with simple carvings but things became more complex all the time. Igor Kuptsov is a true artist and he does not like to make copies […]

Carved turnings by Ralph Watts

| February 14, 2011

These sculptures are turned and then carved by Ralph Watts from Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. By education Ralph Watts is mechanical engineer and nuclear garbage man but by call of the soul he is woodworker with lifelong experience in building houses, furniture, and other useful household items. Most of his creations are turned because […]

Woodwork humour

| February 13, 2011

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. You have ever used a wood chisel to remove a splinter from your finger (and you’re pretty darn good at doing it). 2. You line up your splinters after removing them from your hands and try to identify them. 3. If you sell your old tools to purchase […]

Ship models by Den Holmes

| February 6, 2011

These handcrafted museum quality wooden scaled ship models are made by Den Holmes from Abbottstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Den Holmes said about his hobby: ” It started from a simple interest and simple ship building but has grown into a love of building these ships, as has my skills over the years. My hobby has […]