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Harley Refsal is the 2012 Woodcarver of the Year

Harley Refsal is the 2012 Woodcarver of the Year

By Bob Duncan Like so many others, Harley Refsal discovered his life’s work while in college. But Harley wasn’t inspired to become a doctor, lawyer, or businessman. Instead, on a choir tour to Scandinavia in 1965, Harley discovered flat-plane woodcarving. “I saw whittled figures, what I know now were considered […]

by October 12, 2016 Wood Carver of the Year
Motivated to Create: The Importance of Painting

Motivated to Create: The Importance of Painting

A self-help seminar inspired Phil and Vicki Bishop to quit their jobs and carve full time By Kathleen Ryan With distinctive down-home features, peculiarities of figure, and deliberately exaggerated faces, carvings by Phil and Vicki Bishop are designed to evoke smiles and keep us from taking life too seriously. Although […]

by January 18, 2012 Features
Making Custom Colors

Making Custom Colors

Mix your own dyes and stains By Robert Triplett and Bob Duncan It can be difficult to find the perfect dye or stain color for your project. Instead of searching the stores or settling for something other than what you envisioned, create the exact color you want. The Differences Between […]

by January 17, 2012 Techniques