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WELCOME to the 2023 Florida Woodcarvers Roundup! Please check out our excellent class lineup listed below. You are welcome to take one class or even four straight days of classes. Create your own schedule! Walk-ins welcome however it is best to pre-register before the class fills up. Register by class # by email or call Chris at 507-339-0336.
Location: VFW/North Port • 4860 Trott Circle
Class / Instructor:
Caricature Projects w/Jim Hiser ($25/day)
A variety of projects to pick from this CCA member. Learn facial features, blocking, shaping and more!
• (tues #1101, Wed #2201, Thur #3301, Fri #4401)
Caricature Expressions W/ Dave Dion ($30/day)
Learn to carve each of the facial features and how to create unique expressions in your caricatures. Great Info, hands on!
• (tues #1102, Wed #2202, Thur #3302, Fri #4402.)
Realistic Faces W/ Alec LaCasse ($110/day)
Carve a wood spirit or a realistic face, mountain man, Native American etc. Strong, realistic faces .... in-depth study while completing your very own design.
• (tues #1103, Wed #2203, Thur #3303, Fri #4403)
Wood Spirits / Projects & Painting w/ Chris Whillock ($30/day)
Work with Chris step-by-step to create your own wood spirit carving. Special attention on eyes, nose, hair and expression. OR choose from a large variety of carving projects: tropical, fish, animals, simple to more advanced. Many to pick from. Individualized instruction including painting!
• (tues #1104, Wed #2204, Thur #3304, Fri #4404)
Whimsical Bark Houses w/Harold Kaltenbach - ($35/day)
Unlock your inner Dr. Seuss! Create a one of a kind design following Harold's step by step instruction. Layout, design, features bring these to life.
• (tues #1105, Wed #2205, Thur #3305, Fri #4405)
Shorebirds/Aquatic w/ Curt Hutchens - ($25/day)
A local favorite .. pick a project: shore birds, tortoises, Florida Frogs, other favorites. Step by step instruction.
• (tues #1106, Wed #2206, Thur #3306, Fri #4406)
Relief Carving w/ Larry Wright - ($25/day)
Learn relief carving from a local legend. Rouging, layering, shaping and then detailing to create your own masterpiece.
• (tues #1107, Wed #2207, Thur #3307, Fri #4407)
Useable Carvings w/ Mary Weinheimer ($20/day)
Practical items .. spoons, jewelry, magnets, ornaments even soap stone carving. Lots to pick from.
• (tues #1108, Wed #2208, Thur #3308, Fri #4408)
Whittling Projects w/ Rosemary Van Wandelen ($25/day)
Fun projects in bark, great for beginning and intermediate carvers. Learn the basics and new techniques to bring your carving skill to an all new level.
• (tues #1109, Wed #2209, Thur #3309, Fri #4409)
Quilted Gnome w/ Chris O'Dea ($25/day .. includes blank)
A beautiful standing Gnome with a colorful quilt design. Carving, painting and finishing step by step. One of a kind, beautiful! Students need to bring their own woodburners.
• (tues #1110, Wed #2210, Thur #3310, Fri #4410)
Chip Carving w/ Jim Mullens ($15/day)
Great class for beginners through advanced carvers wanting to expand their chip carving techniques. Many projects to pick from ... valuable tips & tricks.
• (tues #1111, Wed #2211, Thur #3311, Fri #4411)
Power Carving a Songbird w/Jim O'Dea - ($20/day)
Power carving at its best .. work together as you create your own songbird. Create detailed feathers, realistic eyes, carving and burning techniques explored. NOTE: this project may require more than 1 day to complete. Students need to bring their own power carver and woodburner ... some units available for use (please contact us). Jim is the leader of this great Roundup and an excellent teacher.
• (tues #1112, Wed #2212, Thur #3312, Fri #4412)
Woodburning w/ Beverly Henrichon - ($20/day)
Girl with feather design project will keep you busy and learning new tips, tricks and techniques that you can take home in your day to day burning. Students need to bring their own woodburners.
• (tues #1113, Wed #2213, Thur #3313, Fri #4413)
Carving Gourds w/ Sharon Wright ($25/day)
If you like carving, you need to try carving gourds. Beautiful, intricate designs, basic techniques will help you transform something plain into a work of art.
• (tues #1114, Wed #2214, Thur #3314, Fri #4414)
(NOTE: Most classes have additional blank FEE avg $10 to $40)
• Wood & Tool Vendors
• Standish Sharpening Service
• On-Site Lunches
• Registration Fee = $5
• Facilities Fee = $5/day .. collected daily
• Class Fee = varies/class
• Additional Blank Fee = $10 to $40/avg
• 8am to 4pm each day
• Basic knives, palm tools and carving glove
used for most classes unless noted
• Organizers, event staff, teachers and facility are not responsible for accidents, injuries etc. Carve at your own risk.
REGISTER HERE - NOW OPEN:
call Chris at 507-339-0336
4860 Trott Circle
North Port, Florida
• America's Best Motel - (941) 426-4602
• Warm Mineral Springs Motel - (941) 426-4029
• Hampton Inn - (941) 426-4770
• Country Inn - (941) 235-1035
• Travelodge - (941) 275-9454
• Days Inn - (941) 623-9404
• Venice Myakka RV Resort - (941) 426-5040
• Camp Venice - (941) 488-0850
• Ramblers Rest Camping - (941) 493-4354
• Harbor Lakes RV Resort - (941) 624-4511
Other Florida Events:
• Jan 6-7 - SW Florida Wood Art Expo - Punta Gorda -
• Jan 29 - Space Coast Woodcarving Show - Melbourne
• Feb 4 - Peace River WC Show - Arcadia
• Feb 7-10 - FloridaWoodcarversRoundup - North Port
• Feb - Highlands Woodcarvers Show - Sebring
• Dec - Nature Coast Carvers Show - Inverness
Florida Carving Clubs:
Peace River Woodcarvers Arcadia
Boynton Beach Carvers Boynton Beach
Arbor Terrace Carving Club Bradenton
Bradenton Carvers Bradenton
Wood Chippers Casselberry
Lake Wood Carving Club Center Hill
NE Focal Point Senior Carvers Deerfield Beach
Mid Florida Woodcarvers Deltona
Emerald Coast Carvers Destin
Lemon Bay Carvers Englewood
Bonita-Estero Woodcarvers Estero
Caloosa Carvers Fort Myers
Paradise Carvers Fort Myers
Nature Coast Carving Club Inverness
NE Florida Woodcarvers Guild Jacksonville
Lake Placid Carvers Lake Placid
Ridge Woodcarvers Lakeland
Suncoast Woodcarvers Largo
Nature Coast Carving Club Lecanto
Central Florida Woodcarvers Longwood
Naples Woodcarving Club Naples
Calusa Wood Carvers, Inc. New Port Richey
North Port Woodcarvers North Port
Space Coast Woodcarvers Melbourne
Bass Capital Woodcarvers Palatka
Palm Coast Woodcarvers Palm Coast
Palm Harbor Carvers Palm Harbor
Flora Bama Cut Ups Pensacola
Breakwater Carvers Pompano Beach
Harbor Lakes Woodcarvers Port Charlotte
Myakka River Woodcarvers Port Charlotte
Culture Center Woodcarvers Port Charlotte
Friends Carving Club Port Orange
Charlotte County Woodcarvers Punta Gorda
Sun City Center Carvers Ruskin
Gulf Coast Carvers Sarasota
Sarasota Friendship Club Sarasota
Highlands Woodcarvers Sebring
South Florida Carvers South Miami
Suncoast Wood Carvers St. Petersburg
BS Woodcarvers Stark
Sunrise Carving Club Sunrise
Capital City Carvers Tallahassee
John Knox Village Carvers Tampa Bay
Suncoast Wood Carvers. Tampa Bay
Woodcrafters Club Tampa Bay
The Villages Woodworkers The Villages
TGO Woodcarving Club Titusville
Venice Woodcarvers Venice
Indian River Woodcarvers Vero Beach
Chain-O-Lakes Winter Haven
Click below to register for classes, request more information or send an email.
Or call Chris @ 507-339-0336.
We can run/help run a carving Workshop/Roundup in your area!!!
- Use as Club Fundraiser!
- Well-Run Workshops, Experienced!
- Mix of Local & National Instructors!
- We do the work that you don't want to!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 507-339-0336 for details, We are also looking for instructors to join us in regional/national workshop tours! Contact above!