You should really check out this web site WWW.2CARVE.COM and while you are on the computer you should also look at Feather Animation they are located in Sarnia there web site is WWW.WOODCARVINGSUPPLY.COM we also have a wood carving museam here in Windsor they also sell some tools but they really carry a lot of books.
Thanks for passing on the links. I'll need to spend sometime tonight checking them out a little further.
I paid a visit to Lee Valley as suggested by paula which was enough to make your head spin! Picked up their catalogues, got a name of a local guy they say does courses and is excellent. Their own workshop schedule is due out Dec 1st. So hopefully by then I'll be finished reading up, equiped and ready to get at it.
p.s. Paula... we live in the Forest city so wood shouldn't be a problem.
You should go down out my way, don't matter what time of year it is.
It's frigid. I confess I haven't done anything since the service. I think having to dive in Naples harbor killed it for me ,Or maybe it was the subsequent washdown. Though I enjoyed my tour in Puerto Rico.
Curious, what kind of carving or you into?
Just yesterday, we used clamps after glue simply to take the bow out of the wood we were using, and it straightened everything out for us. Usually though, any time you lay up a project the clamps are...