National Wood Carvers Association

PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone (513) 561-7045
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January - February 2016

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Table of Contents


  • Chip Chats Deadlines
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Give a Gift Membership in NWCA
  • Submitting Items for Publication
  • Chip Chats Back Issues for Sale
  • A Lifetime of Woodcarving by Don Zuhlke
  • Arizona Clubs at Pumpkin Fest by Jerry Chapman
  • Angels for "CHaD" by Elaine Friel
  • "Wonderland" from "Down Under" by Mary McKeering
  • 7th Northwest Carving Academy by Kathy Jensen
  • How to Become Immortal by Marshall Stearns
  • Jim Loedel: Focus on Feathers, Fins by Charlotte Pierce
  • Indiana Carver Allen Berg
  • Obituaries Workshops, Seminars, Classes
  • Coming Events Calendar
  • New Book: Chip Carved Christmas Ornaments by Bruce Nicholas and Judy Nicholas

Exhibitions & Competitions

  • Mountain Home, Ark., by Sandy Smith
  • Converse, Ind., by Gary A. Freeman
  • Maquoketa, Iowa, by Susan Alexander
  • Wetumpka, Ala., by Dylan Goodson


  • Gruesse von dem Kerbschnitzer by Wayne Barton
  • Thoughts From the English Countryside by Peter Benson
  • Doodles 'n Notes: "New Year" by Don Burgdorf
  • The Parsimonious Curmudgeon by Fred Cogelow
  • Nor'easter by Paul Ward
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National Wood Carvers Assoc.
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243
National Wood Carvers Assoc.
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243