National Wood Carvers Association

PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone (513) 561-7045
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March - April 1999

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Table of Contents


  • The Samurai Carver by Fred Hosaka
  • Miniature Carousel Celebrates Seniors
  • Chainsaw Artists ‘Relax, Eat and Have Fun’ by April Etue
  • A 40,000-foot High Cut-up by Merlin L. Conrad
  • Developing Elk Antlers with Carpenter’s Glue by Arthur Nichols
  • Project Log Yields Moment in History by Hal MacIntosh
  • Bird Carving Changed William Gehrke’s Life by Shirley Dashner
  • Utah Carvers Recall Successful Year by Betty Jo Hixson
  • International Carver Teaches Youngsters by Saadia Eisenberg
  • Little League Baseball Pattern by Don Burgdorf
  • Carved Heirloom Cradle by Ronda Huffines
  • Virgil Cadieux — Artist for all Seasons by Robert Jones
  • Woodcarving Rendezvous ’98 Super Event by Ed Zinger
  • Merrill Humber’s Unusual Neckerchief Slides by Molly Schaechtele
  • Carve Adirondack Dancing Bears by Carl Borst
  • Carving Seminar at Red Deer College by Todd Moor
  • Woodcarving: A Love Story by Kathy Pritchard
  • George Berry’s ‘Beauty & Peace’ in Wood
  • Workshops/Seminars
  • Calendar of Coming Events
  • Sources of Supplies

Show Reports

  • Mesa, Ariz.
  • Tucson, Ariz.
  • Ft. Collins, Colo.
  • Inverness, Fla.
  • Columbus, Ind.
  • Sioux City, Iowa
  • Bridgman, Mich.
  • Lebanon, Mo.
  • St. Peters, Mo.
  • Billings, Mont.
  • Stratford, N.J.
  • Lexington, N.C.
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Toledo, Ohio
  • Troy, Ohio
  • Portland, Ore.
  • McAllen, Texas
  • Odessa, Texas
  • Tyler, Texas
  • Stowe, Vt.
  • Spokane, Wash.
  • Milwaukee, Wisc.
  • Puyallup, Wash.


  • Wayne Barton
  • Peter Benson
  • Bob Boyer
  • Fred Cogelow
  • Cheryl Dow
  • John Hagensick
  • Chris Lubkemann
  • Dick Smith
  • L. E. Sturrup
  • M. Paul Ward
  • Ivan Whillock
  • Joe King
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National Wood Carvers Assoc.
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243
National Wood Carvers Assoc.
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243