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January - February 2014

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Table of Contents


  • Chau Pham to be Featured in Florida by Charlotte Pierce
  • “He Makes the Knife Sing” by Andrew DiPace
  • 5th Northwest Carving Academy by Linda Lunde
  • Fifth Graders Carve Soap by Charles W. Sapp
  • Tools of the Trade by John Hagensick
  • Carving Popular at Scout Jamboree by Mark Wagner
  • Workshops, Classes, and Seminars
  • Obituaries
  • Coming Events Calendar

New Books

  • [Carving Woodspirits: Beyond the Basics](http://www.etsy.com/listing/162556923/woodcarving-book-carving-woodspirits) by Susan Hendrix and Paul Peery
  • [Wooden Boxes: Skill-building Techniques for Seven Unique Projects](http://amzn.com/1600855229) by Dennis Zongker
  • [Carving a 1930s Street Scene](http://amzn.com/0764346016) by Caricature Carvers of America

Show Reports

  • Mesa, Arizona
  • Surprise, Arizona
  • Fort Myers, Florida
  • Hudson, Florida
  • Stuart, Florida
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Keokuk, Iowa
  • Wayne, New Jersey
  • Candor, New York
  • Wellington, Ohio
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Lincoln City, Oregon
  • Aransas Pass, Texas
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Saskatchewan, Canada


  • Sharon Bechtold
  • Peter Benson
  • Don Burgdorf
  • Bob Reitmeyer
  • L. E. Sturrup
  • M. Paul Ward
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