Allen Stichler – Wood Carving

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Blast from the Past

My pals Steph and Karen sent this photo from near Thixendale recently ~ strange seeing one of the 15 posts I did all that time ago (2012?). I’ve only seen a couple of the posts in situ, so it’s a nice picture to have. Photos of the other 14 would be nice, Steph!

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Totemtastic!

With the Totemtastic schools project due to start on the 24th April, I took the opportunity (between coats of oil on the Alver Country Park job) to take the bark off the first log at Collingwood Primary School in Hull. All done! With a few feet left at the base to set in the ground, […]

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Last Session at Mires Beck

A depleted last week at Mires Beck as the carving course came to a close ~ Kerry was away due to family commitments, and Paul may have found it difficult to continue having removed two fingers in a DIY accident….! Everyone else finished up with some tremendous carvings, and here are a few snaps: Drew […]

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Back at the Beck Part 2

More photos of the progress at Mires Beck,  as the participants enter week two….. Arthur’s owl coming on nicely…. ….as is Jackie’s…. …..and Kerry’s too! Drew’s elephant is looking good Tony working on his mouse panel Debbie’s Green Man taking shape; her partner Paul was an absentee this week after losing two fingers in a […]

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Back at the Beck

Week one of the first woodcarving course of the year at Mires Beck; in previous times we held up to three such courses at the venue in North Cave, but my workload restricted this last year. Things soon fell into place with the participants wasting no time in producing a mound of wood chips around […]

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A Busy Three Months….

It’s been so hectic since Christmas that I’ve not even had chance to update this page; full posts will follow once the customers have their sculptures in place (as I like to keep things under wraps til then), but I can at least give a brief description of the pieces: Two sculptures for Pickering Park, […]

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Wildlife in Harmony

As I said to the customers, this was pretty much the perfect job ~ relatively local (being about 5 minutes away from home), a nice setting, and regular cups of coffee ~ what more could you want?! The idea was to incorporate some of the wildlife seen in the garden on a felled sycamore trunk; […]

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YWT Benches and Posts Delivered

I had my work cut out to complete 25 oak marker posts and 5 log benches for Barlow Common Nature Reserve (Selby) before the end of September ~ but I did it! Working from a list of wildlife/flowers supplied by the volunteers, I started carving the marker posts, methodically going through the sheet at a […]

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Open Studios Weekends

  A nice couple of weekends, although the weather was a bit iffy in parts ~ all in all we welcomed around 40 visitors and sold a few prints and cards, as well as making contacts for future work/carvings. Some comments from the Visitor Book: “Incredible talent and well worth the visit, thanks very much” […]

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Open Studios

North Lincolnshire Artists’ Open Studios Saturday September 17th Sunday September 18th Saturday September 24th Sunday September 25th Each day 10.30am – 5pm Come along for a chat! 3 England’s Row, Silver Street, Barrow-upon-Humber, DN19 7DW Tel: 07704 608062

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