A thriving craft, local wood is carved into trinkets, figurines and burled furniture. Choosing the type of wood is important: hardwoods are more difficult to shape but have greater longevity, while softer woods are easier to carve, but are more vulnerable. Especially impressive are the carvings made from entire tree branches where the curvature of the wood is incorporated into the piece. You won’t want to miss out on these intricately designed carvings.
Local insight: A life-size carving will cost about $3,000 as it’s made out of one block of wood