National Wood Carvers Association

PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone (513) 561-7045
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November - December 2020

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Table of Contents


  • Letters to the Editor
  • Message From the President by Bill Staley
  • NWCA Election Ballot
  • Financial Statement
  • Chip Chats Deadlines
  • Chip Chats Back Issues for Sale
  • Contributing Items to Chip Chats
  • Give a Gift Membership in NWCA
  • Statement of Ownership, Management, etc.
  • Finding Inspiration in Many Places by Terry James
  • ‘Running Water’ by Cliff Glenz
  • A Year of Challenges by Russell Scott
  • The Comfort Creature Turtle by Jim Zimmer
  • A Small Reminder of Home by C. G. Uebel
  • Keeping in Touch #8 by Cheryl Coupland
  • Gluing Up the ‘Self-made Man’ by Dennis Zongker
  • A Love of Woodcarving by Bud Colquhoun
  • Doodles ’n Notes: ‘Carving Maze’ by Don Burgdorf
  • Cartoon in Wood: Letters to Santa by Jim McGrath
  • Sources of Supplies: Due January 1, 2021
  • New Book: Learn to Carve Gnomes, Trolls, and Mythical Creatures by Sara Barraclough
  • Nor’easter by Jan LeClair
  • Grüsse von dem Kerbschnitzer by Wayne Barton
  • Treasures From 2019 Congress by Diane Colley
  • Ray Woodson's Santas by Kelli Rae and Iris Woodson
  • Workshops, Classes, Seminars
  • Calendar of Coming Events
  • Obituaries

Exhibitions & Competitions

  • Keokuk, Iowa by Charles Block
  • Lincoln City, Oregon by Kathy Jensen
  • Wheeling, W. Virginia by Joe Hodorowski
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National Wood Carvers Assoc.
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243
National Wood Carvers Assoc.
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243