National Wood Carvers Association

PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone (513) 561-7045
Make a tax-deductible donation before the 2022 tax deadline!

September - October 1998

To get future issues like this mailed to you, please subscribe.

Interested in ordering back issues? Click here.

More online features coming soon!

Table of Contents


  • ‘Chip Chuckers’ — Newly-formed Riverside, Calif., Club
  • Carousel Carved for Saginaw Zoo: Part 7 by Robert E. Britton
  • Steve Schoolar: Art of Wood Portrait Sculpture by D. Beck
  • Bud Howell Carves a School Mascot
  • Silver Dollar City Seminars Draw 300 for Week
  • Texas Woodcarvers’ Spring Round-Up by Glorene Leuth
  • Don’t Give Up on Carving Shows! by Bob Brooke
  • Michigan Rally Big Success by Bob Brooks and Andy Luckhardt
  • Carve a Texas Longhorn Kerchief Slide by Robert Reitmeyer
  • Chip Carving on Paint by Jack Klein
  • ‘Apostles’ Donated to St. Philip Parish by Michael DeNike
  • Artwork is Teamwork for Fisher Clan by Jane Wentworth
  • Toilet Seats with a Flair!
  • Triple ‘C’ Carvers Break for Summer by Bob Gall
  • Carving in 500-year-old Wood by Dale Timmerman
  • Milton ‘Doc’ Verwiebe — Grandpa with a Mission
  • Carving Thrives in Nova Scotia Valley by Dave Attree
  • There’s Never Enough Love in the World by George Sheryka
  • Meet Norm Carver by Carmen DeFlumeri
  • Impressions from Davenport, Iowa by Margaret Cawood
  • Helmut Mayr Gives Lessons in Neenah, Wisc. by Shirley Dashner
  • Butternut: A Tree in Decline by Phillip Odden
  • Calendar
  • Obituaries

Show Reports

  • Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Mountain Home, Ark.
  • Fresno, Calif.
  • Glendale, Calif.
  • Sacramento, Calif.
  • San Diego, Calif.
  • Ventura, Calif.
  • Rockford, Ill.
  • Evansville, Ind.
  • New Castle, Ind.
  • Davenport, Iowa
  • Topeka, Kans.
  • Wichita, Kans.
  • Massapequa, N.Y.
  • Rochester, N.Y.
  • Charlotte, N.C.
  • Girard, Ohio
  • Mansfield, Ohio
  • Portland, Ore.
  • Salem, Ore.
  • Cooksburg, Pa.
  • Evergreene, Tenn.
  • Killeen, Texas
  • Oshkosh, Wisc.
  • Plymouth, Wisc.
  • Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada


  • Sherrell Anderson (carousel carver)
  • Wayne Barton (chip carver)
  • Peter Benson (British woodcarver)
  • Bob Boyer (woodburning)
  • Dick Clair (tool sharpening)
  • Fred Cogelow (commentary)
  • Cheryl Dow (woodburning)
  • Mary Duke Guldan (pattern)
  • John Hagensick (carving flowers)
  • Joe King (chainsaw carver)
  • Kurt Koch (German woodcarver)
  • Chris Lubkemann (twig/branch carving)
  • Dick Smith (RV carving)
  • L. E. Sturrup (commentary)
  • M. Paul Ward (New England woodcarving)
  • Ivan Whillock (woodcarving techniques).
Chip Chats is a publication by the
National Wood Carvers Association
Terms and Conditions
National Wood Carvers Assoc.
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243
National Wood Carvers Assoc.
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243