The World Wide Woodcarver Exchanges
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 Woodcarver Listserve, the Woodcarver List Facebook group, Knotty Wood Porch, ASA List, Fishcarver2, Wood Carving Fun List, Knotholes List, the W3E-WOM News List or receive approval from the Exchange Manager. (Visit the Resource Files/Electronic Lists page for more information about the Lists.)
In the sixty-seven Secret Pal sessions to date, 2,320 participants in the US, Canada, Scotland and Australia each sent a carving (or two) to a “Secret Pal.”
Groups of 8 cavers exchange cane segments each month for 8 months.
Groups of four carve 1/4 of a segment, then pass it on. Short term, lots of fun.
Carve and exchange six bottle stoppers in pair-wise schedule, one a month for six months.
Carve and exchange six solid core golfballs in a pair-wise schedule, one a month for six months.
Carve and exchange six carved spoons in a pair-wise schedule, one every month for 6 months.
Participants exchange carved pins in a wide variety of themes: Santas, flowers, animals, birds, etc. Exchanges are on a pair-wise schedule.
Carve a Santa, register, and you’ll be matched up to exchange Santa’s with other carvers. Ongoing exchange, year around.
Carve/pyro a hanging ornament, shelf sitter or more, one every three months.
Carve a golf ball, pin, spoon and cane segment, one each month for four months
Questions, queries, posers? Contact the W3E Director, Matt Kelley. Click the About link in the menu bar at the top of the page and use the contact form in the right side bar on that page
The Carvers’ Companion is owned by W.M. Kelley; contents copyright 1999 – 2014. See also Ownership and Copyright Statement on the Gateway page.
Last update 12-22-14