Robert (Bob) O. Schrepfer

Robert (Bob) O. Schrepfer

Skill Level

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Supplies Furnished

  • Bob will furnish the finishing materials such as Tung Oil & Silicone for mounting the mirror. Cost of blank is between $40-$50 & is NOT included in Seminar fee. NOTE: INSTRUCTOR REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 10 STUDENTS.

Supplies Needed

  • Tools: Safety glove, sharp carving tools, V-tools, knives, gouges (#3, 5, 7, 9 – ranging in sizes from 1/8” to 5/8”), veiners (2, 3, 4, 5 mm). Both hand and palm tools are helpful (NO POWER CARVING & NO WOODBURNING). It would be good for each carver to

Hand Mirror - relief/chip carved

This class is shallow to medium relief or chip carving. Beginners with some knowledge of carving to advanced are welcome. The wood type blanks are made from basswood, butternut, eastern red cedar, cherry, black walnut and tulip poplar. Occasionally other varieties are red oak, white oak, hickory and maple. Blanks are sanded smooth and ready to carve. Students have a choice of flowers, humming bird and vine or butterfly and flower patterns to trace onto their choice of mirror blank. If students would prefer to use their own design on the mirror it would need to fit within an area 4 ½” to 4 ¾” in diameter. Students work at their own pace with both individual and group instruction. If time allows, a Tung Oil Finish and the mounting of mirrors will be done on finished pieces. If you have any questions, you can contact Bob at

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Seminar Skill Day(s) Cost Register
Hand Mirror - relief/chip carved I,A A, B, C, D, E $300 (+ blank)

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