It's Just the Sage Talking

Words from a First Nations Master Carver

Video & Script by Sanford Williams & Marlana Williams 

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May 30, 2016

What you need to know about yearly maintenance for your wood-carved art pieces. I'll explain what to use and not use, and how often wood needs to be cleaned.

May 23, 2016

Yuquot is where Sanford Williams is from, and it is my pleasure to introduce you to the current-day "Friendly Cove", and let you in on the history that made Sanford's ancestral home village the trading hub among the First Nations of present day west-coast...

May 23, 2016

Why it's important as a carver to create your own tools, notably your carving knives. I talk about the materials used when I create a knife or adze and why I feel 'old school' tools are better than some of our new technology high-powered machines.

May 21, 2016

A totem pole is one of the most incredible jobs an artist can create in my industry, and a major purchase for the client. Here are tips for choosing the right size, materials, and tips on how to extend the longevity of the piece.

May 21, 2016

Just when you think a small item should be a simple job - think again! A smaller piece requires a lot more attention to detail and often times takes longer than a standard-sized piece of the same design. This candid post talks about a past experience I had with a requ...

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