National Wood Carvers Association

PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone (513) 561-7045
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September - October 2001

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Table of Contents


  • Dennis Mihm, Master Carver by Cereice Cook
  • The Value of My First Woodcarving by Ethel Hamilton
  • Camp Cook by Will Hayden
  • Dianne Renee' — Bark Carver from Alaska
  • Carve a Witch with Leah Wachter
  • Trig Neprud, a Teacher for the Community by Robert E. Britton
  • Carving a Large Mirror Frame by Frederick Wilbur
  • Rendezvous II Report by Ed Zinger
  • Carving an Asian Bull Elephant by Dan Gallagher
  • The War Eagle Journey by Donald K. Mertz
  • Ninth Montana Seminar by Wes Ries
  • Create Your Own Patterns: Part 3 by Bob Miller
  • Teach Kids to Carve by Ewing Harris
  • Bess Sprankle Carves her Way into the Art World
  • Youngsters Join Pros at Audubon Workshop by Lynn Cody
  • Is it Art? Based Upon What? by Steve S. Schoolar
  • Activities with Thunder Bay Carvers by Howard Lahti
  • Ms. Carver Goes to a Wood Show by Eleanor Burke
  • Carve a Buffalo Head Walking Stick Top by Robert Reitmeyer
  • A Totem Pole for the Saginaw Zoo: Part 8 by Robert E. Britton

Show Reports

  • Arcadia, California
  • Glendale, California
  • San Jacinto, Calif.
  • Pueblo, Colorado
  • Rockford, Illinois
  • Sterling, Illinois
  • New Castle, Indiana
  • Davenport, Iowa
  • Overland Park, Kans.
  • Topeka, Kansas
  • Wichita, Kansas
  • Washington, Kentucky
  • Gaylord, Michigan
  • Blue Earth, Minn.
  • Columbia, Missouri
  • Lebanon, Missouri
  • Parsippany, N. Jersey
  • Rochester, New York
  • Charlotte, N. Carolina
  • High Point, N. Carolina
  • Girard, Ohio
  • Mansfield, Ohio
  • East Berlin, Penn.
  • Greenville, Tennessee
  • Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  • Richmond, B.C., Canada


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