Resources

Woodcarving Resources 

Check back here later.  We plan on adding additional helpful resources for woodcarving.

Supplies
The Woodcraft Shop Based out of Bettendorf, Iowa. The Woodcraft Shop sells literature and woodcarving supplies of all kinds. Enter Site
Johnson Wood Products Located just North of Strawberry Point, Iowa, Johnson Wood Products offers Gun Stock blanks, various exoitc or domestic wood, carving and turning wood. Enter Site
Flexcut Flexcut manufactures knives, palm tools, micro tools and more. They even offer several interchangeable tool sets and a series of "pocket knife" like carving tools. Enter Site
Whillock Woodcarving Located in Faribault, Minnesota. Whillock Woodcarving carries all sorts of literature and woodcarving supplies Enter Site
Literature and Forums
The Carvers' Companion The Carvers' Companion is an online woodcarving magazine. They offer reports of carving events, how-to articles, patterns, book and video reviews, photo galleries, and other regular features. They also moaderate a Facebook group titled "Woodcarver List". Enter Site
Woodcarving Illustrated A quarterly magazine aimed at the art of woodcarving. Their site is serves as an online resource for woodcarvers and woodworkers alike. Enter Site
Woodcarvers of Reddit Reddit is a massive online forums that refers to themselves as the "Front Page of the Internet" where sub forum is refered to as a "sub-reddit". The woodvarving sub-reddit (r/woodcarving) is a good place to go to ask questions and see other peoples work. Enter Site
National Woodcarvers Association Established in 1953, the National Woodvarvers Association promotes carving and fellowship among it's members, encourage sxhibitions and area gatherings, list tools and wood suppliers, - in short, anything that aids the carver. They also publish a monthly newsletter titled "Chip Chats". Enter Site
Woodcarving Clubs
Cedar Valley Woodcarvers A woodcarving club out of Marion, Iowa. They meet at 7:00pm on the second Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Post 298, in Marion, Iowa. Enter Site
Mid Iowa Woodvarvers (Facebook) A woodcarving club from the Des Moines area. From time to time, some of their members swing by are our monthly meeting to hang out and carve. Enter Site
Mid-America Woodvarvers Association An Omaha, Nebraska woodcarving club. They meet monthly and host the annual MAWA Woodcarving Experience at Doane, a week of woodvarving instruction at Doane University campus in Crete, Nebraska. Enter Site