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Mid-Wisconsin Chippers members demonstrated their skills at the 2017 Brigade Outdoors. This is a family friendly event exploring Wisconsin's outdoors. All proceeds benefit the Building Leaders program in Neenah and Camp Onaway.
Mid-Wisconsin Chippers members carved an European Bee Eater at Krausman's Wildlife Reference Photos & Woodcarving Studio, Gwinn, Michigan. The class was held from July 12-20, 2017. Dining and items for sale are located in the front with a carving area in the back. Photos were taken by Jim Krausman, who with his wife Pam, operates the facility.
Photos taken at the May 7, 2017 Mid-Wisconsin Chippers meeting. Betty W. prepares cookies and coffee for meetings. Keith M. is the new club vice-president. Hugo P. retired after 17 years as vice-president in 2017.
2017 "Artistry in Wood" Photos
"Show and Tell" Photos taken at the March 5, 2017 meeting.
Gary Eigenberger, a world champion wildfowl artist in wood, gave a presentation about "The Making of a Harpy Eagle" and "Alive in Wood" at Woodland Dunes Nature Center in Two Rivers, WI on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. He has been carving since childhood and showed his first bird reference book and some of the first decoys that he carved. A gallery of Gary's carvings can be found on his website, Alive in Wood.
"Show and Tell" and Demonstration Photos taken at the January 8, 2017 meeting.
The annual Mid-Wisconsin Chippers Christmas party was held on December 18, 2017.
The Woodcarvers and Woodturners Show and Sale sponsored by the Capital Area Carvers of Wisconsin and the Badger Woodturners was held on October 23, 2016 in Madision, WI.
Dick C. teaches a class at the Oshkosh Senior Center on Thursday mornings.
"Show and Tell" Photos taken at the first 2016-17 meeting on August 28, 2016.
W. "Pete" LeClair taught fourteen carvers in a four day caricature carving class on May 24, 25, 26, and 27, 2016 in Neenah, WI. Ten of the carvers were from the Mid-Wisconsin Chippers, and four were from the Kettle Karvers.
2016 "Artistry in Wood" Photos