National Wood Carvers Association

PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone (513) 561-7045
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January - February 2017

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Table of Contents


  • Clancy Smith, Woodcarver by Jim Bergman
  • Northwest Carving Academy by Kathy Jensen
  • Ponder This Holding Device by William Zelt
  • The Cattleya Orchid: Part 6 by John Hagensick
  • New Book: Bible Sticks by Ron Vance
  • Workshops, Seminars, Classes
  • Relax With a Double Star by Donald Puent
  • Calendar of Coming Events
  • Chef Santas by Russell Scott
  • July Rendezvous in Creede, Colo. by Polly White
  • Obituaries

Exhibitions & Competitions

  • Mesa, Arizona by Jerry Chapman Blackmore and Walt Blackmore
  • Utica, Illinois by Ruth Perry
  • Converse, Indiana by Gary Freeman
  • Wichita, Kansas by Ed Redwine
  • Saginaw, Michigan by Dave Arndt
  • Blaine, Minnesota by Roger McCullough
  • North Platte, Nebraska by Traci Bates
  • Charlotte, North Carolina by Bill Dominick
  • Rapid City, South Dakota by Mark Klewicki
  • Vancouver, Washington by Donald F. Baiar
  • Wheeling, West Virginia by Joseph Hodorowski


  • GrĂ¼sse von dem Kerbschnitzer by Wayne Barton
  • Thoughts From the English Countryside by Peter Benson
  • Doodles 'n Notes: No More Flat Faces by Don Burgdorf
  • Nor'easter by Joe Marshall
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PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243