CREATED BY: Stohlman
California style is very fluid in movement. The floral pattern usually consist of California Poppy's
CREATED BY: Bill Porters
LOCATION: Kansas City
Large flower at the end of a stem which flows out of another flower or stem.
CREATED BY: Ken Griffin
Old Texas carving often used an S style pattern. The flowers often have 5 to 8 point on them. They also combine at least two styles of flowers.
- Veiner or shell tool.
- Background tool.
CREATED BY: Don King
Don King was a Porter trained tooler and saddle maker who opened a shop in his hometown of Sheridan. This style was created in WY and was very popular in Massachusetts. This is the most common tooling style.
CREATED BY: Shipley
Larger flowers mostly filling the circular elements, flowing stem work, matted background, and veiners on the ends of the stickers.