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New Fish Carving List

Keith Clements recently anounced the formation of a new Fishcarving List.
Keith helped out as the group moderator for a year or so on the old Fishcarver group. After that list was shut down. he received a lot of requests for a new group from members of the former group. At one time the old Fishcaver list had over 200 members.

If anyone is interested they can join by clicking on the following address: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/fishcarving/ You may also contact Keith Clements at <gkeithc@msn.com>

CCA Carvalong East

Woodcarving Seminars
Labor Day Weekend 2003

From Bill Russell <wruss@adelphia.net>

Southtowns Woodcarvers of Hamburg, NY will be hosting the 8th Annual CCA Carvealong East at the Erie County Fairgrounds. Beginners, Intermediates, and Advanced carvers from the east coast will gather to get instruction from 3 CCA (Caricature Carvers of America) members.

Each carver will be carving one day with each of the instructors. In 2003 the instructors will be:

Each will be teaching a different piece, so each carver will be going home with 3 carvings by the end
of the weekend. You may have to do a little finish work, but the main parts will be done. The gathering will be restricted to 36 carvers for 3 twelve carver classes. You get to meet new carvers and gain new friends. The cost will be $192 total, which will include membership in Southtowns, and lunches during the weekend, plus instruction. Vendors will be available with all your woodcarving needs.

This is always a special time and 39 caricature carvers in one building always seems to bring out the laughter and fun. We hope you can make it.

Reservations will be on first come first serve with a $50 deposit. If interested, contact Ken Kohl at 716-937-3228 or KKohl49459@aol.com or mail a deposit of $50 (or total of $192) to:
Ken Kohl
13067 Main St.
Alden, NY 14004

If there are any further questions, feel free to contact Ken Kohl.

The 1st Annual NorthEast Wood Carvers Roundup

July 20, 2003 thru July 24, 2003

The Upper Pocono Mountains at Cherry Ridge Campsites and Lodging, Honesdale, PA

No matter what your age, if you already 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 to have a great time cutting up!! You are welcome to join us at anytime during the Roundup.

Sharing ideas and techniques is the main focus of the Roundup with teaching and instruction totally volunteer. The only compensation would be for materials and the satisfaction of helping someone become a better carver, and they will in turn have the gratification of your guidance in a relaxed, no stress learning environment.

Worlshops: Will run from 9 am to noon and 1:30 till 5:00. 

Instruction will be FREE, but there may be a cost for materials.

Workshop Leaders:

Non-carver activities will be planned just like the carving workshops. Here again, if you are a non-carver and have a craft project you would like to share, perhaps you could volunteer to lead a workshop.

Evening Activities -

Campsites, Rooms and Cabins: available at reasonable rates, on a first come basis **** Call (570) 488-6654 Identify yourself as a woodcarver for a better rate.

For more information:

Web Site: Watch for our web site starting up in January 2003.

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