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Dyke Roskelley specializes in all types of wood carving including Bas Relief Carvings, Wood Sculptures, Gunstock Carvings and more. Wood Carving, High Speed Engraving, Power Carving and Micro Sandblasting equipment, supplies and training for customizing and personalizing anything. Fred is recognized as one of the best wood carvers in North America and his custom bronze and carved wood sculptures are known to wood carvers all around the globe.
Fred’s favorite carving wood used to be Honduras (Honduran) Mahogany but the species are commercially exhausted and therefore protected to prevent their extinction.
Once in a while, as time permits, Fred donates a small carving or wood burning to carving organizations and institutions to help raise money for promoting the art of woodcarving. Custom Woodcarving and Religious Statuary in Windsor, Ontario, Canada and also serving Detroit, Michigan, USA. Dyke draws all his own artwork that he then carves from using power carving tools and hand tools as well. Beside wood, Fred also works with bronze, resin, terracotta, and other media and can carve or sculpt almost any given subject – small to larger than life size.
He can give his wood carvings depth and color without painting them and even when he paints some, he makes sure that the wood is visible under the paint.