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


Don Worley face carving Seminar
March 10 & 11

Missing from picture is Teresa Balsbaugh, also pic taker

These pics thank you to Ferd Kruetzkamp

2017 Middletown / Miami Valley Wood Carvers Show
Ribbons went to:
2nd birds - Bill Wright
2nd small bear - Bill Wright
Hon. Mention Med. Bird - Bill Wright
3rd Cowboy - Bob Manning
3rd Woodburning - Mike Shelton
Hon. Mention - Found Wood - Mike Shelton
3rd Med Bird - Shawn Helms
3rd Wolf - Shawn Helms
1st Cypress Knee - Shawn Helms
1st Santa warming toes - Dick Middleton
3rd Santa w/Jewel at neck - Dick Middleton
Congratulations to All!
You make us Proud.

March - Members Carvings

1st row -
2nd row -
3rd, 4th row - Dick Middleton
5th row - Donna Waller
6th, 7th, 8th row - John Dotson
9th row - Marian McDaniel &Ed Stover
10th row - Bob Manning & Bill Bezold
11th row - Bill Bezold
12th, 13th row - John Dotson

John Dotson 5 minute Wizard Class

Thank you John for all your time and talent!
Top picture - Even Gitta joined in to make a wizard.....

MARCH RVWC Exhibit at Durr Library
Independence, KY
3/25 Carve-IN 10-3
Charlie Brown Pinecone class
4/3 Carving Meeting 6-9pm
Knife Drawing
4/17 Carving Meeting 6-9pm
4/22 Carve-In 10-3
10/7/2017 River Valley Wood Carving Show
Scheben Library 10-4
For more Information
Click HERE for Club Calendar

MARCH Members Birthdays
6 - Tim Trenkamp
18 - Ted Burleson
29 - Mary Pat Chauvin
30 - Jim Provins
31 - Bruce Smith
Happy Birthday

This is a great beginner Carving Video
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 for Video

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

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