River Valley Patch
The mission of the River Valley Wood Carvers' Club is to promote, teach and practice the art of wood carving and wood burning. Club membership is open to anyone interested in wood carving or wood burning. Founded in 1999, our club covers the areas of southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky in the Greater Cincinnati area.

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Calendar CARVING SHOW Friends Remembered

Dayton Carvers Guild
Artistry in Wood Show
September 3 & 4
Roberts Centre near Wilmington, Ohio
For More information: CLICK HERE

Kentucky State Fair- RVWC Entries and Ribbons

Ohio State Fair
2nd - Bob Manning - Caricature
Boone County, Kentucky Fair
CLICK HERE for Photos
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Christmas Wall Hanging
2nd – Candy – santa on cottonwood
Handmade Wood Novelty
1st – Sandee Sansfacon – Tante/Norwegian Santa
2nd – Dick Middleton – Scarecrow
3rd – Mike Shelton – 2 hound dogs
Carved Wooden Item
1 – Ed Stover – Cypress knee
2nd – Ferd Kruetzkamp – Cowboy bust
3rd – Dick Middleton – Santa
Found Wood
1 – Candy – 2 cottonwood bark faces
2 – Mike Shelton – Cottonwood house
3 – Ed Stover – Clown
1st – Dick Middleton – Southern Soldier
2nd – Ed Stover – Bear
3rd - Candy Lytle – Swimmer
Wood Burning Item
1st – Donna Waller – Wolf
2nd – Mary Lou Brennen – Barn with pump in front
3rd – Mike Shelton – eagle on arrowhead
1st - Ed Stover - Band saw box with 3 drawers
2nd - Ed Stover - Skiing Snowman

Kentucky State Fair
Hon. Mention - Mike Shelton-Indian
2nd - Mike Shelton-Woodburning
Wildlife Carving
3rd - Mike Shelton-Baby Quail on leaf
Wood Carving
1st - Dick Middleton-Hobo Santa
hon. Mention - Mike Shelton-Tales of the Outhouse
Wood Carving - Religious
1st - Dick Middleton - Abraham and Isaac
Wood Carving - Christmas
1st - Jim Cable-Cypress Knee Santa face
Wood carving - Carving in the round
1st - Dick Middleton-Brothers of the River
3rd - Mike Shelton-Chief Joe
Wood Carving - Carved design article not mentioned
1st - Mike Shelton-Cottonwood Bark House
Pictures up above

2016 Annual Picnic

Thank you Dave and Nancy Chadwick
for once again inviting us to spend the day on their beautiful property.

JUNE Carvings & Burnings

First Row: Ed Stover
Second Row: Bill Bezold
Third: Bill Bezold

RVWC and Eastgate Carvers member
Bill Wright
put together a class with nationally known
Carole Jean Boyd

2016 March - Muncie Raintree Show
March 19 Bob.jpg
Thank you to Jim Cable - Photographer/exhibitor

Meetings are: 1st & 3rd Mondays of Month
Carve-Ins: 4th Saturdays 10-3
Yearly Dues: $12 Individual/$18 Family

SEPTEMBER Members Birthdays
17 - Dave Chadwick
October Members Birthdays
1- Gitta Wahrenburg
29 - Marian McDaniel
Happy Birthday

9/ 5 Carving Meet 6 - 9 CANCELLED
9/ 19 Carving Meet 6 - 9
9 / 24 Carving-In 10-3
9-3/4 Dayton Carvers Guild-Artistry in Wood
Roberts Centre near Wilmington, Ohio
For More information: CLICK HERE
10/1/2016 River Valley Wood Carvers
Annual Wood Carving Show 10-4
Scheben Library - FREE
For more Information
Click HERE for Club Calendar

Artistry in Wood Show
September 3 & 4

4 RVWC Members have been asked
to exhibit at their show!

Mike Shelton
Dick Middleton
Bob Manning
John Broughton
We are proud of all of you!

Beginner Carving Video by Don Daily
This is a beginner carving project by Don Daily. In it he explains the different beginning cuts and how to achieve them. Then he carves a letter opener project using all the cuts he went over. CLICK HERE

The RVWC wood carved sculpture is right at home next to the altar at Taylor Mill United Methodist Church.


The goal is to provide PRESENTATION CANES
to a select group of Post 9-11 Veterans
who have received some manner of leg disability
from combat related actions. If interested in helping to carve
or learning more
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Home of RVWC
Taylor Mill United Methodist Church

5160 Taylor Mill Rd.
Taylor Mill, KY
1st and 3rd Mondays 6-9
Carve-Ins 4th Saturday 10-3
Beginners to Advanced
Contact us Here if you would like to Visit
or want more information