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Here's My Woodcarving!

by Cal Logue
Athens, GA

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I grew up in Pine Apple, Greensboro, Evergreen, and Auburn, Alabama.

Daddy taught Vocational Agriculture, so I grew up watching him work with tools and making what he needed. For example he took a bamboo pole and made his own fly rod. When he made a boat paddle, at a very young age I made my own.

For over 30 years I've been carving southern scenes, and you can see many of them at my website www.loguelane.com.

I just finished some 24 scenes from the New Testament and about the same number from the Old Testament.

Recently my carving, Selma, was given a Merit Award and exhibited by the Lyndon House Arts Foundation in Athens, Georgia.

In recent years I have mainly used basswood and butternut from Wisconsin, but some of my latest carvings were in Georgia cedar.

I don't know if this is unusual, but I use a drill press to help remove unneeded wood from a carving.




You can email Cal at clogue35@bellsouth.net or check out his website at www.loguelane.com.


Would you like to see your carvings in this column? We invite you to SEND US PHOTOS of your favorite woodcarving projects along with captions and a brief history of your woodcarving. (Email photos at 800x600 resolution.) Receive a $50 store gift card if we show your carving work in a future issue!


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