rich wetherbee is an extraordinary carver. he has the ability to execute what he senses in a piece of wood. in this case, rich takes on a branch of pitch pine he gathered from the mountains in colorado and brings out of this unremarkable branch a wonderful face.
rich wetherbee • carving a pitch pine character

below are images from the dvd. to the right are photographs taken recently. you can note the color change over 23 years.










these dvds are sold through ebay. you can find it on a search for any of the following: claude bolton, jack price or rich wetherbee. to click ebay.

this video was originally produced for the growing vhs video market in 1984. it was an excellent teacher for a few years then due to the demise of the national carvers museum it was put in mothballs. recently, due to the internet's wide audience, it has been decided re-edit it and bring it back to life as a dvd. this makes it an even better teacher.

rich wetherbee in 1984 had already made a much admired name for himself. his incredible skill is so apparent in this dvd. he also has a fun way of describing every action he is taking. his humor and assurance that you can do this carving make for an excellent learning experience. the length of dvd is 1 hour 40 minutes.

carving a face in pitch pine with rich wetherbee is here for $22.00 (upper right to purchase) or available occasionally on ebay. use search to find.



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