Jordan Anderson a Life in Wood Carving | Alaska Wood Carvings

My First Sculpture I grew up in small town in Minnesota located on Lake Pokegama where I quickly learned to appreciate the wonders of nature by fishing, hunting, and camping in the Northland. While at home after the hunting and fishing season I would reflect my experiences a field by sketching wildlife such as deer, bears, eagles, fish, wolfs, and others.  At age 11 I went on my...

Welcome Moose | Alaska Wood Carvings

Posted in Welcome Moose on May 7th, 2009 by Jordan – 1 Comment A “welcome moose” is a nice edition to any home.  They are almost just as popular as my welcome bears.  You can get the sign custom ordered to say anything you would like.  They are great additions to any home. The prices for welcome moose sculptures are...

Moose Wood Carvings | Alaska Wood Carvings

Posted in Moose Wood Carvings, Uncategorized on January 12th, 2009 by Jordan – 2 Comments Moose Wood Carving If you go to my property that’s what you are going to see half my inventory is.  Moose sculptures.  Everyone loves custom moose wood carvings.  Everyone wants the moose holding up a  ”welcome sign.” I say “What are you looking for in a...

Mascot Carvings | Alaska Wood Carvings

I’m working on this scupture for a customer in Wisconsin in 20 degrees. Love it! Finshed sculpture of Bucky the Badger Some times people surprise me with their enthusiasm for the home team. In this case it was the Wisconsin badgers.  A Wisconsin fan Jim Keene was surfing the net for wood carvings. He stumbled across Jordan’s Custom my main...

Dog Carvings | Alaska Wood Carvings

Two Dog Wooden Sculptures I have carved mostly wildlife over the past couple of years. I think it is mainly because I am inspired by their mystique. I recently had someone custom order a portrait of his two pooches!  I said I had never carved a canine before but I would love the challenge of carving his two dogs, a Newfoundland,...

Bird Wood Carvings | Alaska Wood Carvings

Favorite Eagle Pose Bird wood carvings are prety fun to work on.  I got an order to do a approaching golden eagle carving for the Alaska Wild Bird Rehab Center out there in Palmer this July. I think the guy who set me up with that job was  Keith.  Real fun.  I had a good time carving that golden eagle statue.  That...

500 Year Old Spruce | Alaska Wood Carvings

The Orca Sculpture I carved from the 500 year old Spruce A while back I got a call from the mayor of Whittier, Ak, this little but popular tourist town in SE Alaska.  A 500 year olf tree had landed on the beach and he wanted me to turn it into something for the city.  I could keep what I...

Uncategorized | Alaska Wood Carvings

Won the People’s Choice Award for Whale Sculpture “Chainsaw Carving Competition in Seldovia, Alaska” This years contest was a blast!  6 carvers, 6 logs, a whole weekend of chainsaw mayhem!   I had just a little time to make a masterpiece and had my father Greg Anderson help me.  I had no Idea I would turn out my best sculpture to...