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The British Woodcarvers Association.

www.britishwoodcarversassociation.com


The British Decoy and Wildfowl Carvers Association - The Association for Bird Carving.

www.bdwca.org.uk


The British Stickmakers Guild.

http://thebsg.org.uk/


Exotic Hardwoods now near Ipstones, visits by appointments only. A supplier of lime and other wood.

www.exotichardwoodsukltd.com


Richard Potter, wood supplier who usually sells at the Bakewell Decoy Duck exhibition. See their website for the full range of woods.

www.fortimber.demon.co.uk


G & S Specialist Timber, a wood and tools supplier.

www.toolsandtimber.co.uk


Beaverstock, a Bandsaw Blade supplier.

www.beverstocksaws.com


Mike Painter, a well known carver, situated near Burton-on-Trent.

www.mikepainter.co.uk


Lora Irish's site. Here you can download free carving free patterns and tutorials.

https://www.lsirish.com/tutorials/woodcarving-tutorials/


Ian Norbury's site. Here you can download carving videos for £ 10 and there are also some free videos.

The free bandsaw demo is worth watching if you want to preparing for a new carving.

http://iannorburyshop.weebly.com/free-videos.html


Chris Pye's site. Here you can watch some free carving tutorials.

https://www.woodcarvingworkshops.tv/videos/sample


Alan's Factory Outlet is an American site with lots of useful information and links to other sites.

www.alansfactoryoutlet.com/alans-factory-outlet-guide-to-wood-carving


Jim's Random Notes. A menu of wood carving videos on YouTube.

http://blog.mischel.com/gene-messers-carving-videos/


James River Woodcarvers projects. A menu of basic wood carving instructions to download as PDF files.

http://www.jrcarvers.com/projects.htm


The Woodworkers Institute. Carving section. Plans for carving and reports on tools, etc..

www.woodworkersinstitute.com/wood-carving


The Woodworkers Institute. Advice on drying wood in a microwave.

www.woodworkersinstitute.com/wood-turning/techniques/workshop-know-how/microwaving-wood


The Woodworkers Institute. Carving section. What you need to know about carving gloves.

www.woodworkersinstitute.com/wood-carving/techniques/ancillary-equipment/what-you-need-to-know-about-carving-gloves


woodlandstick. A YouTube page with links to videos showing stick making techniques.

www.youtube.com/channel/UCpSIaX2pnjW-4q07iSrfjrA


Wood Carving Illustrated Magazine. An American site with 58 pages listing free articles on projects.

www.WoodCarvingIllustrated.com


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