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photoblog image World famous Tlingit carver Nathan Jackson (right)

World famous Tlingit carver Nathan Jackson (right)

 

World famous Tlingit carver Nathan Jackson (the most famous carver in the world) works at the Saxman Carving Shed 2.8 miles south of Ketchikan.

World famous Tlingit carver Nathan Jackson (right)

 

World famous Tlingit carver Nathan Jackson (the most famous carver in the world) works at the Saxman Carving Shed 2.8 miles south of Ketchikan.

comments (16)

Wow - it must be amazing to watch him work!
....peter:): he has so much talent Elizabeth... ha knows the old ways to carve the totems but he also uses some modern tools....petersmile
Terrific shot of the artists workshop.
....peter:): he has got a wonderful workshop with some of the some ancient tools hasn't he Michael....petersmile
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 4 Oct 2018, 06:16
Very interesting Peter
....peter:): Penny said that it was amazing to watch him work Chris....petersmile
Voilà  un lieu où je me sentirais bien. J'adore l'odeur du bois et je suis toujours fascinée par ceux qui le travaillent de leurs mains. Bisous à  vous 3
....peter:): Il n'y a rien de tel que l'odeur du bois que l'on sculpte Marie ... Nathan Jackson était un artiste de maître ...bisous de nous 3
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 4 Oct 2018, 06:59
The toolkit looks very interesting, Penny.
....peter:): tools that had been used for centuries used to carve the totems Ray....petersmile
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 4 Oct 2018, 07:11
That figure looks incredible Peter.
....peter:): hr does incredible wood carving Chad....petersmile
Apparently he only started carving when he was recovering from pneumonia and was unable to go fishing
....peter:): you read his bio Bill... there is a lot of information about his and Nathan Jackson's works of art online....petersmile
The one in the foreground looks as though it will be quite a fun character.
....peter:): every totem that they carve tells a story Brian... this one may be quite a character....petersmile
You can certainly see why he has become so famous, Peter.
....peter:): you should take a minute and read Nathan Jackson's bio online Beverly... you would be impressed....petersmile
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
  • 4 Oct 2018, 15:29
what an intriguing shot and a fine old wood shop
....peter:): thanks Sherri the workshop has all kinds of ancient tools that hat been developed back in the iron age....petersmile
Fascinating stuff Peter.A great talent.
....peter:): i agree Frank a great artist....petersmile
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 4 Oct 2018, 20:14
a fascinating look into the atelier of this famous carver I didn't know, sorry.
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 4 Oct 2018, 20:17
Not someone I have heard of, I'm afraid. However, his works look very good.
i love that recumbent head...
  • Lotta
  • Sweden
  • 5 Oct 2018, 08:52
Wow! It´s so amazing to be able to see any kind of artist work. It´s cool wooden sculpture on the work bench.
....peter:): thank you Lotta... it is nice to hear from you again... Nathan Jackson carved totem poles for over 45 years....petersmile
  • CherryPie
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 8 Oct 2018, 17:38
Lovely view of the workshop.

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