National Wood Carvers Association

PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone (513) 561-7045
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March - April 2016

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Table of Contents


  • Chip Chats Deadlines
  • Give a Gift Membership in NWCA
  • Submitting Items for Publication
  • Chip Chats Back Issues for Sale
  • Delightful Duck Pond by Mary McKeering
  • Cattleya Orchid, Part 1 by John Hagensick
  • Rendezvous in Branson by Mike Clippard
  • Leprechaun Pattern by Don Burgdorf
  • Ukrainian Carver Vyacheslav Kuzema
  • Sources of Supplies
  • Tree of Hope Supports Veterans by Joe Marshall
  • ”Puppy Face” Pattern by Annette Scroggs
  • New Booklet: How to Make a Ball-Jointed Doll in Wood by Donna Menke
  • Obituaries
  • Workshops, Seminars, Classes
  • Calendar of Coming Events

Exhibitions & Competitions

  • Utica, Illinois by Ruth Perry
  • Converse, Indiana by Bob Travis
  • Saginaw, Michigan by Dave Arndt
  • Crossville, Tennessee by Shauna Braun
  • Greeneville, Tennessee by Lee Sexton
  • Vancouver, Washington by Donald F. Baiar
  • Wheeling, West Virginia by Joe Hodorowski
  • Stevens Point, Wisconsin by Greg Wirtz


  • Grusse von dem Kerbschnitzer by Wayne Barton
  • Thoughts From the English Countryside by Peter Benson
  • Doodles 'n Notes: “Gunslinger” 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