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The Great Plains Woodcarvers 40th Annual Carving Show

Incluing the Wichita Sculptors Guild

April 22 and 23.2006

Century II Convention Center

For a show entry form or more information, please contact N. Nicks at nednicks@swbell.net

Santa Clara Valley Carvers

39th Annual Wood carving and Wood turning Show

April 8th and 9th 2006

Prospect Hight School, Sarataga, CA

2006 CCA Carve Along East

Sponsored by the Mystic Carvers Club

May 26-29 2006

The Mystic Carvers Club is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the 2006 CCA CarveAlong East, to be held Friday evening through Monday afternoon, May 26, 27, 28, and 29th (Memorial Day weekend). The site will be the Alton B. Jones Annex of the University of Rhode Island. A Package price of $325.00 has been set; which includes the classes, and room and board.

The CCA Instructors for 2006 are Gary Batte, Marv Kaisersatt, and Dennis Thornton. Enrollment is limited to 36 participants.

For additional information please contact Ed Ertel evenings at 860-875-6187, or e-mail at erteled@yahoo.com or George Elliott, at elliottgeorge@sbcglobal.net or 860-464-8191.

"What a Relief" Carving Workshop

Woodcarvings by W.F. Judt Studio

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CA

June 18-23, 2006

W;F. (Bill) Judt will host his first annual Relief Carving Workshop in his Saskatoon Studio. The purpose of the course is to introduce novice carvers to the full process of relief carving, and to allow experienced and advanced students an opportunity to expand their relief carvign skills. Each studentwill work at his/her own pace on an individually chosen project.

Registration is limited to seven students, to ensure an intimate gathering in a fully equipped relief carving studio.

For more information click HERE or email W.F. Judt at bjudtATsasktel.net

Creative Woodcarving Seminar

Cadillac, MI

June25-30, 2006

Classes forming in the following subjects:

Realistic Human , Chris Howard, TN.

Realistic Animal (power) Jim Wilsford, TN.

Caricature . Gary Falin. TN, Floyd Rhadigan , MI, Wayne Shinlever, TN.

Ducks. Joy Yax, MI.

Song Birds. Ben Donaghy. MI.

Fish (power) Orlando Villareal. MI.

Wood Burning, Linda Sales , MI.

Canes & Walking Sticks, Silvano Salvador. MI.

Relief Carving, Elaine & Fred Stenman , MN.

Kaliedoscopes, Steve Brown, KY.

Bark Houses. Tony Erickson, FL.

For more information contact Floyd Rhadigan, 734-649-3259 or email to

 Wooden Marionette Workshops

Learn how to create wooden marionette from design to final product with Miroslav Trejtnar and Zdar Sorm , leading Czech puppet artists and experienced teachers based in Prague, the Czech Republic.

Arlington, VA
June 20-June 30
Lee Arts Center

Students will design and create one 20" wooden marionette

Albertvillee. AL
July 8 -July 22
The Leverett Farm "Puppet Barn"

Students will carve two 30" marionettes; one hung on strings, the other hung on a wire using the traditional Czech method

Additonal information HERE

The 25th Annual Woodcarver's Day

Mystic, CT (Olde Mistick Village, Apple Orchard)

Sat July 8. 9:30am-5pm. Rain date July 9th.

Free admission. Contact Warren J. Blessing Jr. 309 Woodbridge Rd., Coventry, CT 06238, 860-742-3253 or warren@ctvalleywc.com

4th Annual Roundup NorthEast Woodcarvers Roundup

July 23 - 26, 2006

Cherry Ridge Campsites & Lodging            

Honesdale, Pa. (the beautiful upper Pocono Mountains)

Free workshops from 22 of the top carvers, Jack Miller, Floyd Rhadigan, Tony Erickson, Jim O'Dea,. Sally & David Nye. We will have relief, Alpine Relief, Chip Carving, Power Carving, Bark Carving, Knife making, Caricatures, Woodburning just to mention a few.
This is a very un-structured, no pressure, carefree carving event, if you carve, would like to improve on your skills or would like to learn how, come for a few quite days of wood carvers getting together tohave a great time. Visitors welcome.

For more informatin email GAReinfried@aol.com

Tri-City Carvers (MI)

Wood Carving & Art Sale

Sunday September 24, 2006

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Bay Valley, Royal Troon Ballroom

For more information, visit the club web site HERE