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Bill Judt Relief Carving Classes

Summer 2008

W.F. (Bill) Judt is offering three relief carving workshops in the summer of 2008 at his fully equipped studio in beautiful Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Bill‘s studio is located at his home in the spacious residential area of College Park in Saskatoon. These workshops will be offered during the weeks of:
May 25-30
June 8-13
August 24-29
This is the third year these workshops are being offered, and due to demand an additional week is being offered at the end of summer. For more info click HERE.

Carv-Fest 2008

August 9 & 10

Alexandra Park & Ice Arena

Faribault, MN

  • Free admission
  • Over 30 mini-workshops ($20 charge) with some of the best local and national carvers
  • Hourly free demos
  • Carving displays featuring local and nationally know carvers
  • An assortment of popular vendors

More information HERE


Ron Ramsey High Relief Seminar

August 26-29, 2008

Marc Adams School of Woodworking, Franklin, IN

This workshop will introduce you to the technique of high relief carving by utilizing built up pieces to create impressive displays of dimensional sculpture. More information HERE

GOW 2008 (Gathering Of Woodcarvers)

September 15-20, 2008

Sandwich Fair Grounds , Sandwich Illinois (2 miles from Joe Dillett’s shop)

Over 50 Seminars in 4 days - Camping available on site.
Your GOW Hosts are:
Sandie Roosa (Camping and Registration )
Bob Mau (Seminar instructors and student registration )
Joe Dillett and Gene Westerberg (facility, activities and information 815-498-9290)
Sharon Dillett (food)
Camper John Compton, Webmaster

There will be a Carving Show to follow GOW 2008, Saturday September 20 right across the street at the Fox Valley Older Adults. If you want to rent a table to display please contact Gene Westerberg (815-786-1890)

More information HERE

2nd Annual Carving Magazine Carving Cruise to Alaska

September 21 - 28, 2008

Departing Seattle, WA Sept 21 aboard Holand American Lines MS Westerdam

On-board seminars with Donna Menke and Mark Whillock

More information HERE

Cherry Ridge Carvers Fifth Annual Fall Carve In

September 26 to 28, 2008

Cherry Ridge Campgrounds, Honesdale PA

The weekend welcomes carvers of all levels, from beginner to experienced. There will be some instructors available. Last years classes included, Whimsical Homes in Cottonwood Bark, Alpine Relief, Tramp Art and others. The Club is planning on door prizes and other activities. The Fall Carve In offers many opportunities for woodcarvers to gather and share stories, experiences and successes.

If you’re looking for a relaxing weekend of woodcarving bring your tools and projects to Cherry Ridge Campgrounds, located in the Pocono Mountains of Northeast PA.

For reservations for rooms or campsites contact Cherry Ridge Campgrounds at 570-488-6654. For more information about the Fall Carve In contact Bob Muller at 570-448-9017 evenings or by email at


12th Annual Woodcarvers Retreat in New England

Oct 10th-13th 2008

Alton B. Jones Annex of the University of Rhode Island

For more information click HERE

27th Annual Mid-South Woodcarving Show and Competition
November 8 & 9, 2008
Huntsville Depot Roundhouse
320 Church Street, NW, Huntville, Alabama

The North Alabama Woodcarvers Association's (NAWA) 27th Annual Mid-South Show and Competition will be held November 8 and 9, 2008, at the Huntsville Depot Museum Roundhouse, Huntsville, Alabama. Booths for display and/or sales (no commission fee) are available for professional and amateur woodcarvers. Cash prizes and ribbons will be awarded. A security guard remains in the Roundhouse all night.

Divisions and Categories - A full range of Open and Intermediate Divisions – For entry forms or additional information contact NAWA via phone at (256) 881-5897, (256) 852-1964, via email at NAWASHOW AT or visit the club website HERE.

Judging will occur Saturday morning with Prizes awarded Sunday afternoon. Winning carvers must be present to receive their awards. Exhibits must remain in place until 5:00PM on Sunday.

Lancaster County WoodCarvers’ 36th Annual Woodcarving & Wildlife Art Festival / Competition

May 30-31, 2009

Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, PA

For more information, click HERE

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