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March 3-6, 2016

Let the woodchips fly! Join us for a week devoted solely to woodworking in its many forms. Classes will kick off on Wednesday, and continue throughout the week. On Saturday, all students will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with other carvers & instructors and options to choose from a variety of mini-courses or simply hang out and carve with fellow enthusiasts. Coursework will resume on Sunday. Registration for any of the two or three day Woodcarver’s Week courses also includes participation in Saturday mini courses and excursions. More information will be provided upon registration.

Download the Event Program

Course Offerings
Featured event coursework surround the entire Woodcarver's Week. To review all of the courses in calendar format follow this link to see all the March 2016 calendar of courses.

Starting Wednesday, March 2
- Scandinavian Style Flat-Plane Figure Carving
- Wooden Bowl Turning: Norwegian Ale Bowls
- Nordic Relief Carving: From The Acanthus Plant to Dragon Motifs
- Krympburkar: Scandanavian-Style Shrink Boxes
- Wooden Spoon Carving Traditions

Starting Thursday, March 3
- Norwegian Knifemaking: Crafting the Everyday 'Hverdags' Knife

Starting Sunday, March 6
- Embellishment Techniques for Wood
- Marking Time: Making Your Own Norwegian Primstav Calendar Stick
- Saving Face: Carving Facial Details


Resources to Download:

Event Program (PDF)



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