The Mid-Wisconsin Chippers meet at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1140 Tullar Road, Neenah on the first Sunday of each month. Meetings start at 1:30 p.m. followed by a Show and Tell by members and/or demonstrations. Yearly membership is $20.00.
New members are always welcome
2022/2023 Meeting Schedule:
October 2 - Power Carving Part 1 by Chris Rigotti, Steve Binder and Gene Bengel. It will cover flexible shaft and rotary tools including Foredom flexible shaft, Ram micromotor and Dremel as well as reciprocating carving tools plus portable dust collectors for power carving.
November 13 - Power Carving Part 2 by Keith Melzer and Pat Pelkey. It will cover power carving sanders, bits and burrs including Kutzall, steel, ceramic ruby, diamond and sanding drums and their use for hogging, texturing and detailing.
December 4 - Christmas Potluck
January 8 - Relief Carving by Gene Bengel Demonstration will include shallow, deep and pierced carving
March 5 -
April 2 -
May 7 - 47th Annual Mid-Wisconsin Chippers Woodcarving Show, Competition & Sale
The 2022-2023 Mid-Wisconsin Chippers Membership form and a data sheet for classes sponsored by the club can be downloaded below. After downloading the 2022-2023 Membership Form (pdf), please print and fill it out to renew or become a member of the club. The data sheet (docx) is a fillable form. It can be downloaded, completed, and printed. It can also be downloaded, printed, and then completed. These forms are also available on the Newsletters & Forms page.
A few online resources for carving ideas and patterns are:
NEW FALL CLASSES
Rich Wetherbee will be here November 3 and 4, 2022 for a Woodcarving or Clay Sculpture Class. If interested, download and complete the form below.