Rob Peterson Carving

Wood Carving and Scrimshaw


Bardstown History Totem

This Bardstown history totem in an ash stump features the St. Joe Cathedral, UK wildcat, Talbott Inn, My Old Kentucky Home, opening bar of “My Old Kentucky Home”, Stephen Foster playing the banjo and sitting on a 1792 bourbon barrel.  This carving can be found at 160 Country Squire Lane, Bardstown, KY.  This project required 50 hours of carving plus scaffolding setup and travel.  See the article in the Kentucky Standard, October 13. 2017.  Owners Ed and Louise Nalley were a delight to work with.

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