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Carvers I Admire

This list was originally posted on Woodcarving Illustrated Forum.  It is still there if you would like to read all the other hundreds of comments and insights into the carvers from which you might learn.

This is the home page for Woodcarving Illustrated – http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/

This is for the thread mentioned above –  http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/forum/f36/your-favorite-carvers-17174/

Originally Posted by K Karver
In order of when I had them as teachers: 

Harold Enlow, Peter Ortel, Phil and Vicki Bishop.

In order of when I would like to sit under them:

Marv Kaisersatt, Jeff Phares, Harley Refsal, Fred Cogelow,Tom Wolfe

A collected list from carver comments:     * means no additional site/email found
1. Shirley Adler – spoon carving; *
2. ian agrell -decorative, teacher; Ian Agrell Master Woodcarver -Agrell Architectural Carving
3. Mark Akers – caricature etc. see this forum; Home
4. Andy Anderson – caricature/western; ANDY ANDERSON GALLERY
5. Johan Amrud – Norwegian style, decorative; *
6. Wayne Barton – chip carving; Wayne Barton and The Alpine School of Wood Carving
7. Calvin Berry *
8. Phil Bishop – caricature/western/more; BISHOPS WOODCARVING PHIL & VICKI BISHOP; CCAe
9. Vicki Bishop – caricature/western/more; BISHOPS WOODCARVING PHIL & VICKI BISHOP; CCA
10. Trent Bosch – turner; Trent Bosch
11. David Boone – eboone15@verizon.net; CCA
12. Rick Butz – Adirondack carver, teacher, variety; *
13. Deborah Call – holiday, animals, variety; Deborah L. Call – Sculptures in Wood (Wood Carvings)
14. Mitchell Cartledge – see Wood Carving Illustrated Forum, chess sets; *
15. Paul Emil Caron *
16. Shawn Cipa – Santas, Walking sticks, wood spirits and more; Home Page Shawn Cipa-Woodcarver; hand carved santas, walking sticks, wood spirits, more
17. Janet Denton Cordell – dolls, figures, teacher; PictureTrail
18. Neil Cox – human figure, see Son of Ottawa; Neil Z. Cox
19. Ron Davidson – relief; Ron_Davidson
20. Mike Davies – British, love spoons etc.; *
21. Joe Dillet – relief, religious; The Carving Shop
22. Doris – see Wood Carving Illustrated Forum
23. Streda Doss *
24. Lynn Doughty – caricature, western
25. PJ Driscoll – caricature, new CCA member
26. Dave Dunham – Caicature carver, CCA
27. Sande Elkins – Whimsical art and more
28. Harold Enlow – Ozark, caricature
29. John Engler – relief, teacher; Woodcarving products and woodcarving classes-John Engler
30. Gary Falin – CCA
31. Rick Ferry – rick@littleshavers.com
32. Gerard Fortin *
33. Buryl Franks – Tulsa, OK
34. Mark Gargac – http://www.gargacsoriginals.com
35. Grinling Gibbons
36. Pat Godin
37. Nancy Goff – Santas
38. Allen Goodman*
39. Goody aka Harold Goodman – Folk style – on the board
40. Desiree Hajny -CCAe;Desiree Hajny wildlife & animal sculptures, statues, figurines by Mill Creek Studios.
41. Bill Higginbotham *
42. Anthony Hillman – decoys and birds; http://www.HillmanArt.com
43. Vic Hood – Human busts, large;
44. Chris Howard
45. Bill Hayden – caricatures; Will Hayden Wood Carving
46. Lora S. (Susan) Irish – relief
47. Emil Janel
48. Bob Jahrling *
49. Rusty Johnson – Tulsa, OK
50. Bill Judt – relief carving
51. Marv Kaisersatt – caricature/other amazing stuff; Marv Kaisersatt; CCA
52. Pete LeClair – caricature;www.ieasysite.com/caricaturecarver; CCA
53. Stu Martin – western, Santa etc.

54. Gene Messer – see Woodcarving Illustrated Forum55. Mieto – sculptor
56. Dennis Moor
57. Rich Notto – chip carving
58. Jon Nelson – teacher, caricature, etc
59. Ian Norbury – sculptor
60. Jan Oegema – chip, caricature, figures
61. Dick Onians – human figures
62. Peter Ortel – caricature; CCAe
63. Jeff Phares – human figure, face, Indian, bark; Jeff Phares
64. Binh Pho – turner
65. Jack Price – little guys; CCAe
66. Chris Pye -great variety
67. Floyd Rhadigan – caricature; Home*** News & Notes*** Shows &; CCA
68. Harley Refsal – flat plane; http://www.cca-carvers.org/refsal.html; CCAe
69. Tilman Riemenschneider – Medieval carver – Google his name.
70. Bob Robertson – sculptor, wood, bronze, other. Great web site.
71. Giuseppe Rumerio – sculptor – web site well worth viewing.
72. Frank Russell – power carving birds, animals, human figure
73. David Sabol – wildlife; David Sabol Wildlife Sculptures; CCA
74. Floyd Scholz – bird carver; Floyd Scholz, Master Bird Carver, carving and painting birds of prey
75. Harry Schmitgen
76. Wayne Shinlever – caricature, animals, holiday; Page 1
77. Mike Shipley – Ozark, bears, caricature, sea captain, …
78. Gerald/Barb Sears – caricature, western;http://www.cca-carvers.org/sears.html; CCA

79. Arnold Smith – see Woodcarving Illustrated Forum; *
80. Dave Stetson- caricature; http://www.cca-carvers.org/stetson.html; CCA
81. E.J. Tangermann
82. Cleve Taylor – caricature, faces, mountain men, cowboys; Cleve Taylor; CCAe
83. C.O. Trygg and family – Scandinavian flat plane; Carl Olaf Trygg – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
84. Elma Waltner caricature animals; *
85. Joe Wannamaker – caricature, holiday; CCA
86. J Christopher White – Parables in Wood; the wood sculpture and poetry of j christopher white
87. Ivan Whillock – sculptor, writer, teacher; Artist Ivan Whillock
88. Fred Wilbur – architectural, decorative; Professional Traditional Architectural Fine Woodcarving Custom Hand Carved Wood Ornaments Woodcarver
89. John Williams
90. Spirit Williams – relief carving; About Spirit Williams, expert wood sculptor

91. Bart Wilson – wood-whittler; see Woodcarving Illustrated Forum; *

92.  Tom Wolfe – dogs, animals, canes, faces, lots of stuff….; CCA; http://www.grandfather.com

93. Greg Woodard – bird carver; *
94. Hyung Jon Yong
95. Mark Yundt – on the board; Mark Yundt
96. Fred Zavadil – neat things; Fred Zavadil – Home

And all the other great carvers we have on the forum (Woodcarving Illustrated). Looking forward to other names posted.

 

John K Karver

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