NEW! Articles & Tool Tips, a page with articles, reviews, and tool tips for woodcarvers has been added. The articles are in pdf format and can be downloaded and printed.
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Downloads for the 2017 Artistry in Wood Show are now available below. They can also be downloaded on the Newsletters/Forms/Resources page. Other forms and resources are on the Newsletters/Forms/Resources page.
The Mid-Wisconsin Chippers carving club currently meets at:
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
1140 Tullar Rd., Neenah, WI 54956
Meetings start at 1:30 p.m. A Board Meeting is held at 12:30 p.m. Regular meetings for 2016-17 are scheduled on October 2, 2016, November 6, 2016, January 8, 2017, February 5, 2017, March 5, 2017, April 2, 2017, and May 7, 2017. A potluck dinner is usually held in December.
The annual "Artistry in Wood" woodcarving show will be at the Crystal Falls Banquet Hall in New London, WI on April 30, 2017. The Mid-Wisconsin Chippers do not meet during the summer months.
NEW! Gary Eigenberger, world champion wildfowl artist in wood, gave a presentation at Woodland Dunes Nature Center in Two Rivers, WI on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. There are photos from the presentation on the Photos page. A gallery of Gary's carvings can be found on his website, Alive in Wood.
Beginning with the August 2016 newsletter, club newsletters can be downloaded from this website. The current newsletter can be downloaded from this page or the Newsletters/Forms/Resources page. Click on the "Download File" link. Past newsletters can be downloaded from the Newsletters/Forms/Resources page.
Membership and survey forms can be downloaded below or on the Newsletters/Forms/Resources page. After downloading the 2016-17 Membership Form (pdf), please print and fill it out to renew or become a member of the club. After downloading the 2016 Membership Experience and Interest Survey (pdf), please print and fill it out.
WINTER CARVING CLASSES!
Bill Wright is teaching a number of classes this winter. There is additional information with downloads and links on the Opportunities page.
UPCOMING EVENTS AND CARVING OPPORTUNITIES
There are many opportunities to meet and carve with other carvers. Please see the Opportunities page and scroll down that page for information about carving opportunities and upcoming carving shows and events. Please send information about carving opportunities, shows, and events to email@example.com
FALL 2016 EVENTS AND CLASSES
Photos from the October 23, 2016 Woodcarvers and Woodturners Show and Sale sponsored by the Capital Area Carvers of Wisconsin and the Badger Woodturners are on the Photos page.
Photos from the Jan Jenson Old World Style Chip Carving class are on the Photos page.
Photos from the September 17-18, 2016 Wisconsin River Woodcarvers Show, Competition, and Sale are on the Photos page.
FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES! A bus trip to the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Birds in Art is being planned for 2017. Additional information for carvers who wish to attend will available in the future.