Wood Spirit Sticks by Shawn Cipa. These examples are carved of maple. The maple stick is strong, lightweight once seasoned, and the carving shows up well against the dark brown bark. Nice curling too !
The Mink Shop is an online wood carving and wood statue sculpture store from Byron Bay Australia selling balinese wood carvings and bali wood statues .Also available for wholesale enquiries.Check this out: http://www.theminkshop.com/bali-wood-carvings.html
Here are some fine examples of intricately carved beams that feature in various Chinese temples and houses. These images depict Chinese dragons and other mythological images, that were used both as a display of wealth, but also to protect the building from ancient evil spirits. They are usually carved from dense hardwoods such as teak and cherry, stained in a dark colour.
Pyrography stroke guide. Just happens to be the other half of something I've already Pinned quite some time ago but none the less imformative for all that. Also a very good link to a lady with loads of experiance ;)