National Wood Carvers Association

PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone (513) 561-7045
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May - June 2001

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Table of Contents


  • The Story of My Father by Martin Martin Geisler-Moroder
  • Carving the ‘Bears of the Moss’ by William R. Miller
  • The Woodcarvings of Oaxaca, Mexico by Molly Schaechtele
  • Calusa Carvers Win at Florida State Fair by Jane Wentworth Carving
  • ‘Studmuffin’ by Gary Batte
  • Statue Carved for Colorado Abbey
  • Lower Columbia Carvers Keep Busy by Jean Lancaster
  • Create Your Own Patterns: Part 1 by Bob Miller
  • Carve the Hobo and his Dog by Warren Bebout
  • A Concert of Nature’s Peacefulness by Roger J. Benedict
  • George Sheryka, Gentleman Woodcarver by John Hagensick
  • Two Totem Poles for Saginaw Zoo: Part 6 by Robert E. Britton
  • So You Want to Be Called a Master Carver! by Steve S. Schoolar
  • ‘Timber to Treasures’ by John Budzik
  • Gil Steele Wins Chip Carving Contest by Barry McKenzie
  • Ron Fahrner — Versatile Carver
  • 10th Anniversary for Lehigh Valley Carvers by Dennis Barr
  • 5th Annual Seminar at Silver Dollar City by Mary Miller
  • Horse for Flexshaft Grinder by John Z. Birch
  • Holding Your Sculpture During Carving by Jim Crum
  • Larry Carter Serves as Carver, Mentor by Ron Latimore
  • Rally on the Rio by Margaret Cawood
  • Carving ‘Pretty Girls’ with Wally Lueth by Glorene E. Lueth

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  • Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Bradenton, Florida
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
  • Lakeland, Florida
  • Leesburg, Florida
  • Port Richey, Florida
  • Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Tampa, Florida
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Livonia, Michigan
  • Lexington, North Carolina
  • Bellevue, Ohio
  • Middletown, Ohio
  • McAlester, Oklahoma
  • Lincoln City, Oregon
  • Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
  • McAllen, Texas
  • Kennewick, Washington
  • Puyallup, Washington


  • Wayne Barton
  • Peter Benson
  • Bob Boyer
  • Don Burgdorf
  • Cheryl Dow
  • Joe King
  • Chris Lubkemann
  • L. E. Sturrup
  • Dick Smith
  • M. Paul Ward
  • Bill Wright
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National Wood Carvers Assoc.
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243
National Wood Carvers Assoc.
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243