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January - February 2013

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Table of Contents


  • Bob Birney’s Scenic Reliefs
  • Tip From Tyrol: Try a Silk Stocking by Martin Martin Geisler-Moroder
  • A Woodcarving of History by John Hagensick
  • Austrian School Sets Program by Carl G. Wiggins
  • Teaching Beginners to Carve by Andrew DiPace
  • “Clinging Crosses” Carved for Hospice by Pam Witte
  • Paulette Humphrey, One Crafty Carver by Charlotte Pierce
  • Carving the Presidents by Mike Micucci
  • Workshops, Classes, and Seminars
  • Obituaries
  • Coming Events Calendar

New Books

  • [Carve a Sitting Bear in Soapstone](http://amzn.com/0764341480) by Tasha Unninayar Bartlett and Lynn Bartlett

Show Reports

  • Bentonville, Arkansas
  • Mountain Home, Arkansas
  • Tampa, Florida
  • Utica, Illinois
  • Converse, Indiana
  • Lexington, Kentucky
  • North Platte, Nebraska
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Archbold, Ohio
  • Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania
  • Longview, Washington
  • Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin


  • Wayne Barton
  • Sharon Bechtold
  • Peter Benson
  • Don Burgdorf
  • Bob Reitmeyer
  • L. E. Sturrup
  • M. Paul Ward
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Cincinnati, OH 45243