About Wood Carving Author Mike Shipley

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Mike Shipley is a full-time professional woodcarver and teacher with more than 30 years of carving experience

Fox Chapel Author Mike Shipley

Mike is a self-taught carver, he is well known for his distinctive clean-cut style of carving and for his Santa figurines. Mike is also a production carver and has created as many as 100 carvings per month, entirely by hand, and finished with his own homemade stain. His carvings are sold at woodcraft shows, online, and from his studio in the Ozark Mountains.

Mike is a supplier of woodworking materials, a wood carving instructor, and the author of Hand Carving Snowmen and Santas, Whittling the Old Sea Captain.

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Whittling Country Folk, Revised Edition by Author Mike Shipley

Whittling Country Folk, Revised Edition

12 Caricature Projects with Personality
Whittling the Country Bear & His Friends by Author Mike Shipley

Whittling the Country Bear & His Friends

12 Simple Projects for Beginners

Whittling the Old Sea Captain by Author Mike Shipley

Whittling the Old Sea Captain, Revised Edition

Come aboard with carver Mike Shipley as he shows you how to carve a sea-worthy old captain and his crew.
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Mike volunteers that he is a production carver frequently carving over 100 projects a month

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