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Wood Carving Partners

  • Wood Carving
    How to Turn a Hobby into a Profitable Hobby. You Don't Need to be an Artist to Engrave like a Pro! Profitable Hobbies specializes in Wood Carving, Hobby Marketing and much more...

    This is where you can see the equipment Joe uses to produce professional wood carving results.

  • Gerstner & Sons
    For four generations Gerstner Tool Chests have enjoyed a reputation for unmatched excellence and craftsmanship. They are recognized simply as "the finest tool chests built in America." In terms of quality, performance, materials, and workmanship, a Gerstner is in a class by itself. No other tool chest in the world has the reputation of a Gerstner.

  • Hawkinson Photography
    Commercial, Documentary and Publication Photography. Specializing in artwork photography. All of the pictures on this site were taken by David W. Hawkinson.

  • High Speed Engraving Equipment and Supplies
    Online Store where you can find many supplies for High Speed Engraving. Profitable Hobbies has been selling and servicing High Speed Engraving Equipment for over twenty years.

  • Websites for Artists and Carvers
    Taking Aim Marketing works will all kinds of small businesses to provide websites that actually work. Joe Cummings highly recommends doing business with Russ Larsen at Taking Aim Marketing.


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 Taking Joe’s engraving class proved to be both educational and exciting.  I left the class with enthusiasm and confidence that “I can do this”.- Chad Ruseler, Post Falls, Idaho

Free Patterns


Fishscale Pattern by Joe Cummings Image



Basket Weave Pattern by Joe Cummings Image

"I took Joe Cummings beginning gunstock carving class...I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to improve their carving skills. Joe is an excellent teacher and his personal work will inspire you to be better."  - Dr. Mark O. Gehmlich, M.D.

Free Patterns

Training DVD's 

How to carve a gunstock DVD image

Basketweave Carving Pattern Image 

I recently purchased and watched your instructional dvd's. What an inspiration. I can't wait to start carving my very first gun stock!  Lori Herbst
Lake City, MN


Custom Cabinet Doors

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Gunstock Close Ups

Gun Grip Carving Image

Gunstock Carving Grip Close up Image

Moose Gun Grip Wood Carving Image

Beretta Gun Carving Image

Custom Wood Engraving Image

Bighorn Sheep Wood Carving Image