The Great Lakes carvers are considered by most experts and collectors to represent the most influential and productive of the hundreds of artists who worked in the United States from about 1900 to 1940.

The list below represents the most influential of these artists.
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Gordon Charbeneau

Abe de Hate Sr.

Gordon "Pecore" Fox

Augie Janner

Hans Janner, Sr.

Yock Meldrum

Larry Joseph Peltier
Oscar Peterson
Tom Schroeder
Harry Seymour
Andy Trombley

Ted Van DenBossche