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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Newsletter will be out 1st week in September



The wonder of Wood Carving!
Bob Manning, Carver

Ezra Smith, photographer



Fair Updates:
Ohio State Fair...
1st - Bob Manning - Cowboy
2nd - Bob Manning - Cowboy
Kentucky State Fair...
3rd -Caricature Dick Middleton
1st - Religeous Dick Middleton
1st - Christmas Dick Middleton
Honorable Mention- Mike Shelton
Mikes 2nd carving got recognized in a roped
off area with 4 other sculptures, each sitting
on a 4ft pedestal.....NICE!

His is the small indian, facing forward.

Boone County Fair...
Whittling
1st - Mike Shelton - Big Bubba
2nd - Rex Sansfacon - 3 comfort birds
Carved Wooden Item
1st - Barry Pennington - Cowboy
2nd - Sandee Sansfacon -Tante (Norwegian Santa)
Wood Novelty
2nd - Barry Pennington -Santa
3rd - Gary Moore - Eagle Head
3rd - Troy Baker 6ft - Chewbacca (chainsaw)
1st - Troy Baker - Cedar planked entertainment
box w/cooler and cupholders and became
a small table.


2014 Annual RVWC Picnic at Dave and Nancy Chadwicks
Beautiful Day.....
Good time was had by all!

Ohio Audubon speaker
DON HOGUE
May 19th - Winton Center

For more of the story and pictures CLICK Here
National Wood Carving News

To watch video CLICK HERE


Congratulations to
Kenny Limings

2013 Mitch Newman Award Recipient


Stunning, Magical, Exquisite.........
Just some of the words heard at the 5 Mile Chapel Show
Your Appreciation is Very Much Appreciated
Thank You!

Cliff Reeder is in the Papers!
See the cincinnati.com article HERE.

and this one in the Ohio Magazine
Congratulations Cliff
Congratulations to Joe Caminiti
Wood Carving Illustrated - Fall Issue Page 96
"Barking Up the Right Tree"
New Web Page...Take a Look
It's Beautiful
Joe's website

The Kochina Doll Project
First Results are in from Dick Pyles


CLUB INFORMATION
Meetings are 1st and 3rd Mondays of the Month
6-9pm
Carve-In is 4th Saturday of Month 10-3pm
Beginners to Advanced
Dues are $12 yearly
This gives you the collective knowledge of our
membership and Library....You just have to ask
Address: Taylor Mill United Methodist Church
6150 Taylor Mill Road
Taylor Mill, Kentucky 41018
For more information:
Contact Webmaster Here
8/23 CARVE-IN
10-3pm
9/1 Labor Day - NO MEETING TODAY
9/15 Club Meeting 6-9pm
10/4 River Valley Wood Carving Show
More information above
10/6-7 Steve Brown
Kentucky Caricaturist
For more Information Calendar

2nd day of Kathy Overcash
Cottonwood bark House seminar



1st Knife drawing winner - May - Tom Denton
who gave his winning ticket to Brandyn Schaffner.
Makes you smile doesn't it!

JUNE Winner - Bob Zeiser
JULY Winner - Sandee Sansfacon
AUGUST Winner - Tom Denton
SEPTEMBER Winner - ???
1st meeting of every month
For more information: Contact Webmaster Here

1st time Cypress Knee carving
by Mike Shelton

The carving now has a new home with
Dave and Nancy Chadwick


Bill Schneider's First project
is Something to be proud of.



The Start of a Carver
RVWC member Darell Mills and his nephew
Abraham of Michigan


Picture #1 - Interest - updates as carving is created....

Herbie Angel Class
taught by Ezra Smith


partial class pictures.
EAGLE CANE PROJECT: width="35"

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
Click Here

Home of RVWC
Taylor Mill United Methodist Church

5160 Taylor Mill Rd.
Taylor Mill, KY
1st and 3rd Mondays 7-9
Carve-Ins 4th Saturday 10-3
Beginners to Advanced
Contact us Here if you would like to Visit
and need more information


First Meeting