National Wood Carvers Association

PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone (513) 561-7045
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May - June 2004

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Table of Contents


  • Pen Carving Updated by Steve Mech
  • Variety Reigns at Woodchip Shop
  • Carving Large Statues Martin Geisler-Moroder
  • Woodcarvers at Kutztown by David Fooks
  • Drawing Highlights Big Tree Season by Pamela Voitik
  • 54th Totem Pole Raised in Cascade, Ida.
  • Beautiful Knives by Cheryl Dow
  • International Effort Yields WWII Plaque by Margaret Cawood
  • Al Omarzu, Whittler from Virginia, Minn.
  • Caricature Pattern by Will Hayden
  • A Life-Changing Trip to Branson by Fredda Mifflin
  • Practicing Carving With ?Magic Relief? by Terry Evans
  • Halfpenny Circus in Basswood Relief by F.W. James
  • John Fichtner Keeps Chain Saw Humming
  • Mantua, Ohio, Studio Now Offers Classes
  • Experiencing Chainsaw Carving by Clay Bergdahl
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obituaries
  • Workshops and Seminars
  • Coming Events Calendar

Show Reports

  • Apache Junc., Arizona
  • Mesa, Arizona
  • Rogers, Arkansas
  • Golden, Colorado
  • Arcadia, Florida
  • New Port Richey, Florida
  • Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Sebring, Florida
  • Tampa, Florida
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Waterloo, Iowa
  • Belfast, Maine
  • Swartz Creek, Michigan
  • Harmony, Minnesota
  • Albany, New York
  • Bellevue, Ohio
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Lincoln City, Oregon
  • Cooksburg, Pennsylvania
  • Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
  • Amarillo, Texas
  • McAllen, Texas
  • Puyallup, Washington
  • Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Hamilton, Ontario


  • Wayne Barton
  • Peter Benson
  • Don Burgdorf
  • Tim Foley
  • John Hagensick
  • Chris Lubkemann
  • L. E. Sturrup
  • Bob Reitmeyer
  • M. Paul Ward
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PO Box 43218
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PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243