National Wood Carvers Association

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September - October 2003

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Table of Contents


  • Clown Cane Carving by Tom Pierce
  • Civil War Painting Sparks Pyrographic Artist by James Steele
  • Gothic Credence Table — An Original Design by E. Saperstein
  • Pilot’s Spirit Lives on in Wood by Andrew M. Romano
  • Reflecting on a Great Carver: Bill Mitchell By Mary-Ann Jack-Bleach The ABCs of Amazing Bark Carving by M. Severin Rethwish and B. Rethwish
  • Bear Claw Studio in Rio Grande Valley by Marty Sheldon
  • Claus Pedersen, Master Carver from Denmark by Charles Leverett
  • Carving Pattern by Lora S. Irish
  • Carved Wooden Spirits Haunt Spooky Hollow Trail
  • Montreal Canoe Previewed in Windsor by Julie Lawrence
  • Louis of Louisbourg in Pine by Marc Belliveau
  • Richard Kron’s Wonders in Wood
  • Carved Gondola is Latest Eye-Catcher
  • Carve a Santa Wall Plaque by Frank Koubek
  • Bill Lampen: Carving Out a Reputation by Henry Bright
  • Montana Seminar Ownership Transferred by Wes Ries
  • Largest Pole This Side of the Rockies By Jonathan Rochon History, Woodcarving Alive in Pensacola By Annette C. Booth Pattern by Annette Scroggs
  • WWII Memories Surface in Wood by Rex A. Pearce
  • Proper Lighting for Bas Reliefs by Terry Evans
  • A Family Affair for the Fuchs of Switzerland
  • New Exhibits at Windsor Museum by Julie Lawrence
  • War Eagle — The Learning Place by Donald K. Mertz
  • Spring Roundup in Fredericksburg, Texas By Margaret Cawood Steve Schoolar, Thought-provoking Carver by Marie T. DiPaola
  • A Visit with Helli Mayr in Tirol by Kurt Eberling

Show Reports

  • Arcadia Park, Calif.
  • San Jacinto, Calif.
  • Colorado, Springs, Colo.
  • Davenport, Iowa
  • Marion, Iowa
  • Wichita, Kansas
  • Washington, Ky.
  • Shreveport, La.
  • Missoula, Montana
  • Queens, New York
  • Charlotte, N. Carolina
  • Mansfield, Ohio
  • East Berlin, Pa.
  • Greeneville, Tenn.
  • Harlingen, Texas
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Olympia, Wash.
  • Coon Valley, Wisc.
  • Plover, Wisconsin
  • Racine, Wisconsin


  • Sherrell Anderson
  • Peter Benson
  • Don Burgdorf
  • Cheryl Dow
  • Tim Foley
  • John Hagensick
  • Chris Lubkemann
  • Bob Reitmeyer
  • Dick Smith
  • L. E. Sturrup
  • M. Paul Ward
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PO Box 43218
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PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243