National Wood Carvers Association

PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone (513) 561-7045
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November - December 2001

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Table of Contents


  • Old West Town Lives in Miniature
  • Sylwester Sowa — Carver from Poland
  • The Wood Bee Line by Donald K. Mertz
  • The Crib — Symbol of Peace on Earth by Martin Martin Geisler-Moroder
  • ‘Little Bladder’ Pattern by Phil Bishop
  • ‘Lars the Repairman’ Pattern by Gerald Ekern
  • Charles Johns — Chainsaw Carver
  • Flat Plane Carving with Harley Refsal by Molly Schaechtele
  • L’Internationale de la Sculpture by Glorene E. Lueth
  • The Making of Cochise by Wolf T. Kiessling
  • Carver’s Heaven, or Ortisei Revisited by Karl Zimmer
  • ‘Bookworm’ Pattern by Leah Wachter
  • 4th Glacier Woodcarvers Rendezvous by Una Schlaebitz
  • Victoria, the Restoration by Richard Hunter
  • Magic Relief Carving by John Hagensick
  • Cer-Nose DiBooger Rat Pattern by K. Sylvest Markham and J. Markham
  • Homemade Sanding Aids by Don Reeser
  • Doane Experiences 25th Anniversary by Ken Armsbury
  • Tool Man by Steve S. Schoolar
  • Carving with Dimitrios Klitsas by Michael Dorr
  • Caricature Carvers’ Jamboree in Idaho by Eugene G. Fuller
  • Bob Guge Returns to Saginaw, Mich. by Robert E. Britton
  • Create Your Own Patterns by Bob Miller
  • Randy Walters — Carver and Gentleman by Marie T. DiPaola
  • Carve a Clown Triggerfish by F. William Henderson
  • Northwoods Carvers Busy Year Round by Robert Gangnon
  • Otis Stephens Jr. — Versatile Carver
  • One Month to Carve a Figurehead by Harry Alsman
  • Robert Birney — Carver of Reliefs
  • Workshops & Seminars
  • Coming Events Calendar

Show Reports

  • Converse, Indiana
  • Lake Bronson, Minnesota
  • Floral Park, New York
  • Hamburg, New York
  • Chardon, Ohio
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Findlay, Ohio
  • Mansfield, Ohio
  • Wilmot, Ohio
  • Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Coon Valley, Wisconsin
  • Greenfield, Wisconsin
  • Ashfield, England


  • Wayne Barton
  • Peter Benson
  • Bob Boyer
  • Don Burgdorf
  • Cheryl Dow
  • Doug Harrison
  • Chris Lubkemann
  • Bob Reitmeyer
  • Dick Smith
  • L. E. Sturrup
  • 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