Archive for the ‘Wood Carvings’ Category


A Wooden Sculpture of Saint Francis of Assisi Found For Sale at the Big Chicken Barn Books & Antiques on Route 3 in Ellsworth, Maine (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 14, 2021)


A Festive Holiday Nutcracker in the Form of A Wooden Soldier Seen Standing Outside The Wine Vine Wine Shop on Highland Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 22, 2016)


A Wizened Face With a Long Flowing Beard Carved From a Dead Tree on the Front Lawn of a Private Home on Cottage Street in West Brookfield, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 28, 2017)


A Giant Lobster Holds a Humongous Ice Cream Cone in His Right Claw Outside of Ben & Bill’s Chocolate Emporium on Main Street in Bar Harbor, Maine (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 10, 2021)

Wooden Bear Thistle Lake Placid A (3)
A Weatherworn Wooden Bear Carved From a Large Log Seen Standing Outside Twigs Rustic Gallery on Cascade Road in Lake Placid, NY (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 11, 2020)


An Anthropomorphic Wooden Moose Sits Cross-Legged on a Stump in Front of the Now-Closed Log Cabin Restaurant on Maine State Highway 3 in Bar Harbor, Maine (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 22, 2021)

Uncle Sam Nutcracker St Anne Cemetery 2
A Very Patriotic Uncle Sam Nutcracker Surrounded by American Flags Found in Front of a Gravestone at St. Anne Cemetery in Sturbridge, MA


A Wooden Skeleton Dressed in a Floppy Hat and a Knit Sweater (Apparently the Mascot of Colonial Copy) Found Inside Its Premises on Central Street in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 5, 2020)

Hip Scare Crow
A Hip Scarecrow Wearing Dark Shades Caught Riding Sidesaddle on A White Carousel Pony in Front of the Bingo Parlor at the Fryeburg Fair in Fryeburg, Maine

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A Stylized Bearded Visage Carved From a Wooden Log by a Balinese Artisan Found For Sale at Acadia World Traders in Trenton, Maine