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The Museum Of Anthropology At UBC

The Museum Of Anthropology At UBC

Our next visit was to the Museum Of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Where a previous post was focused on contemporary First Peoples woodcarvings the MOA offers insight into the past with the history of these carvings told through artifacts. The museum was started more than fifty years ago and now […]

The Totem Poles Of Totem Park

The Totem Poles Of Totem Park

I got to spend an enjoyable day in Vancouver’s Stanley Park recently. The high point of the day was my visit to the Totem Poles of Totem Park where there is an excellent display of eight different Totem poles. These polesrepresent a variety of woodcarving styles and artists. The Totems range in size from an […]

Sculptured Grape Leaf Woodcarvings

Sculptured Grape Leaf Woodcarvings

These sculptured grape leaf woodcarvings certainly challenged my limited carving skills! While my time spent on woodcarving has waned a bit lately my interest in this age old handcraft is still as strong as ever. I enjoy all facets of woodcarving, from simple whittlings to architectural masterpieces. One of my keen interests has always been […]

Shelf Elf

A Shelf Elf Made By Myself

I’m planning on visiting my carving buddy sometime this week for coffee and a chat. Knowing that he’s going to ask me how I’m coming along with my woodcarving I thought that I’d better get busy and do some, so I decided to carve a little Shelf Elf. A Shelf Elf is a small carving […]