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Last updated 1/20/2021 at 4:47pm

Walter Cantrell learned the woodworking and woodcarving trade in Tryon in the late 1920s and 1930s, where he worked on ornate pieces, like this one for a church.

The Legacy Of Walter Cantrell

During his lifetime, Dunn's Rock woodworker and carver Walter L. Cantrell, was profiled by numerous newspapers and magazines.

He never quite understood what the fuss was about.

The customers who purchased his finely crafted furniture, passing it down as family heirlooms, knew exactly why he was such a treasure.

In the furniture he created, he offered beauty, quality and value, all with the humility of a master craftsman.

Cantrell's daughter, Barbara Wilson, lovingly has kept a scrapbook of the articles written about her father, along with photos documen...

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