Viking Wood Carving

Caricatures and Santas


Caricatures are my way of expressing humor and fun. Because each one is hand-carved there will be variations with each piece.

All of these carvings are made from basswood and are painted with oil and/or acrylic paints.

Adirondack Santa and Bear

Pattern by Rick Butz

Alpine St. Niklaus

Pattern by Rick Butz

Arizona Stick Santa Ornaments



Arizona Stick Santa from Woodcarving Illustrated Holiday 2010 magazine Issue 53

Pattern by Dave Stetson

Caber Tosser


Highland Heavy Games Caber Tosser, wearing a black watch tartan. He's painted with acrylics.

The Craftsman


My own pattern, based on a 1" pewter figure belonging to my father.

Father Christmas


This Father Christmas is based on the book "Father Christmas" by Raymond Briggs. It it he is an angry, disgruntled, tired old elf, who isn't ready for Christmas Eve yet.

Gandalf the Gray



This is my own pattern. I got the idea from the Fellowship of the Ring movie.

Gunnard

  
Based on a pattern by Rick Butz.

Norwegian Gnome (Nisse)

Pattern by Ross Oar

Santa with Candle



Pattern by Don Dearolf

Swiss St. Nicholas

Pattern by Rick Butz

Thor


Thor is made of basswood and painted with acrylics.