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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Our condolences to the family of
Donald “Sarge” Schaffner
who died at his home mid-May

Our thoughts and prayers are with his
wife, Jean and grandson, Brandyn while
they make this transition in their lives without him.

R.I.P.
Cheryl Dow - Wood Burning Instructor
died April 13th, 2015
She taught wood burning Seminars.
RVWC was happy to of had her with us on
several occasions.
She was a well respected artist
in the field of pyrography

Bob Manning Cowboy Class

Dick Middleton, Sandee Sansfacon,
Mike Shelton, Ferd Kruetzkamp, Dick Pyles
Thank you Bob

Joe Caminiti Bark Carving Class

Dick Middleton, Mike Shelton, Bob Manning
Ferd Kruetzkamp, Charlie Brown
Thank you Joe

Circle City Wood Carving Show
Dick Middleton came home with a 1st and two 2nds
Don Hogue came home with a 1st and a 3rd
Congratulations to both



Walking Sticks are Coming Out

"Tiki" Themed..........Wood Spirit
by Charlie Brown.......................by Bob Manning

Bill Wright
Small Bird on Leaf Class


Thank you Bill.
October 20, 2014
RVWC Lifetime Member
Cliff Reeder


Meet the New
2014 Mitch Newman Winner
Congratulations Suzanne Millay


June Member Birthdays
14 - Ferd Kruetzkamp
24 - Mike Shelton
26 - Cliff Reeder


June Newsletter Available Above
7/6 Club Meeting 6 - 9
7/20 Club Meeting 6 - 9
7/25 CARVE-IN 10-3
7/25 Mike Shelton Power Carving Class
Bring your dremel or power tool
8/1 Friday - Bruce Smith Face Class
Taylor Mill United Methodist Church
10am
8/15 Peg Cawthorn Woodburning Class
Saturday 9am-4pm
For more Information
Click HERE for Club Calendar

JUNE 2015
Member Projects



Cliff Reeder
was honored by Krogers in Independence, KY
His picture will join other veterans who have served
in all branches of the Military.
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Cliff had several people that stopped by to say Thank You for his service.
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Presenting a cane, he made to represent all branches of the military, to Dianna Combs the caretaker of the Kroger Project
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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 6-9
Carve-Ins 4th Saturday 10-3
Beginners to Advanced
Contact us Here if you would like to Visit
or want more information


You can find Cliff Reeder and his story in the Spring 2015 issue of Woodcarving Illustrated (page 6)