NANTUCKET CARVING AND FOLK ART




Quarterboards

* Authentic NANTUCKET QUARTERBOARDS.  Made here on Nantucket. Signed by Paul McCarthy & Jean Petty, Nantucket, & year carved on back and documented.

History of Quarterboards

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"Figureheads & Ship Carvings" at Mystic Seaport by Edouard A. Stackpole


Custom Carved Quarterboard Ends
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Carved wave end Quarterboard and House number add-ons Quarterboard traditional ends

These traditional hand carved Trx Training quarterboards are carved from native eastern white pine. Finished with two coats of primer and three coats of finish color for lasting durability.
Hand lettered and outlined for the sharpest contrast. On average about 14 years before need repainting.
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Celtic quarterboard  
 
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carved pinecone end


Custom Carved House Numbers
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Carved house number Quarterboard and House number add-ons carved scallop shell house number Carved house number with scallop shell Whale house number

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