The World Wide Woodc@rver Exchanges (W3E) are an ongoing series of carving exchanges. There is no fee charged, but you must be a member of the Woodc@rver Listserve, Knotty Wood Porch, ASA List, Fishcarver2, Wood Carving Fun List, Knotholes List or the W3E-WOM News List (Visit the Resource Files/Electronic Lists page for more information about the Lists.)
In the fifty-nine "Secret Pal" exchange sessions to date, 2,054 participants in the US, Canada, Scotland and Australia each sent a carving (or two) to a "Secret Pal."
In the Friendship Cane exchange, groups of 8 cavers exchange cane segments each month for 8 months.
In the Friendship Cane Segment Round-robin - Groups of four carve 1/4 of a segment, then pass it on. Short term, lots of fun.
The Bottle Stopper Exchange - Carve and exchange six bottle stoppers in pair-wise schedule, one a month for six months.
The Golf Ball Exchange - Carve and exchange six solid core golfballs in a pair-wise schedule, one a month for six months.
The Spoon Exchange - Carve and exchange six carved spoons in a pair-wise schedule, one every month for 6 months.
In the Pin Exchange, participants exchange carved pins in a wide variety of themes: Santas, flowers, animals, birds, etc. Exchanges are on a pair-wise schedule. Click the Pin Exchange link for examples and more information.
The Santa Exchange - carve a Santa, register, and you'll be matched up to exchange Santa's with other carvers. Ongoing exchange, year around.
New - The Holiday Season Ornament Exchange - carve/pyro a hanging ornament, shelf sitter or more, one every three months.
New - The 4 By 4 Round Robin Exchange - carve a golf ball, pin, spoon and cane segment, one each month for four months
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Last Update 1/13