Carving Woods - West Wind Hardwood


What defines this form of art?
Art or Craft
Hand or Power
Novice or Master
Traditional or Unorthodox

What Is The Best Wood For Carving?

Wood carving is a form of working wood by means of a cutting tool held in the hand resulting in a wooden figure (may be abstract in nature) or in a sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object. Discover a variety of wood species by browsing below. This is by no means a complete list of possible woods to use in your carving hobby. We offer you limitless choices for your expression in wood. Your imagination is your only restriction.

the best woods for carving

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specialty wood products for carving

Our Selection of Carving Wood

By all means not limited to this list, just ask!

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Softwood Carving Woods

(large dimensions/blocks available)

Hardwood Carving Woods

(1 - 4" thickness available)

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