Profile of Waldoboro woodcarver Valdemar Skov, 35, who carved the repetitive or
Profile of Waldoboro woodcarver Valdemar Skov, 35, who carved the repetitive ornamentation for the new's Speaker's desk in the Maine House of Representatives. The main part of the desk was built by Woodward-Thomsen of Portland. The piece is a copy of the 150-year-old original, but has been enlarged for computer equipment. The overall $44,000 price tag for the new desk has been the cause for partisan bickering. With a description of the carving being done by Skov's carving process, and his hopes to work on new desk for Senate chamber. Skov apprenticed under Jonathan Clowes, a former Waldoboro sculptor and cabinetmaker, and he now operates Skov's Woodenware.
Statehouse, Wood-carvers, Skov, Valdemar
Cartwright, Steve, "Profile of Waldoboro woodcarver Valdemar Skov, 35, who carved the repetitive or" (1998). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 3429.
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