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.

Home Events Photos
Links and Extras
Carving/Burning Pages
Calendar CARVING SHOW Friends Remembered
River Valley Wood Carving Show

East Fork Carvers, Dayton Carvers Guild, Falls City Wood Carvers, Miami Valley Wood Carvers
Dick & Barb Belcher, Kathy Overcash, John Dunkel, and
River Valley Wood Carvers

WELCOME to NEW Members
Jerry Ensor, Ken Hubbard
Anastasia and Derek Perez
Ed Handy, Larry Bowen
Rene and Ken Guenther
Patty Jump and Larry Gerding
Billijo Piper, Debbie Ward

2015 Dinsmore Harvest Home Festival

Representing RVWC are: Rob Witzke,
Dick Middleton, Ed Stover, and Don Hogue

Pat Scott Interview
from the 2015 All Star Game
Click Here

Thank you to Candy Lytle,
for bringing the Kenton Co. Recorder Journalist, Melissa Stewart, to a meeting on 9/21 to do an article on our club.
After Ms Stewart talked with everyone, we set her down with a mentor, Dick Middleton to give her a quick lesson in wood carving.
Article - CLICK HERE

Everyone brought out their carvings
and burnings to share.

18/19 The weekend of September 18 & 19 saw Rob Witzke and Troy Baker
competing in a chainsaw competition
Troy got a 2nd place

Rob got a 3rd place
Congratulations to Both!

2015 Boone County Kentucky Senior Fair

Bob Manning, Mike Shelton, Sandee Sansfacon holding camera.

Bob Manning donated a Shelf elf
Winner - Virgil Stamper of Burlington, KY

Peg Cawthorn
Woodburning Class

Back: Jim Cable, Charlie Brown, Barry Pennington,
Bob Manning, Donna Waller
Front: Kathie Cable, Veronica Olsen, C.G. Uebel, and
Gwen Provens.

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

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

UPDATED 10/6/2015
to new GREAT Grandpa Bill Wright

He says the baby looks just like him

Works in progress
Carving Clubs / Instructors

Beginner Carving Video by Don Daily
This is a beginner carving project 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

October Member Birthdays
10/1 - Gitta Wahrenberg

10/10 & 11 Cincinnati Carvers Guild Show
Link - More Information
10/19 Club Meeting 6 - 9
10/24 Carve-In 10-3
11/2 Club Meeting 6-9
11/14 & 15 Artistry In Wood
Dayton Wood Carvers Show
Link - More Information
11/16 Club Meeting 6-9
For more Information
Click HERE for Club Calendar

Member Projects

Dick Middleton-Angel, Flowers, Polar Bear & Santa,
Lincoln, Chef.
Barry Pennington-Santa, Howdy, Cowboy
Barry Pennington-KY State Fair Ribbons
Dick Middleton-KY State Fair Ribbons
Bob Manning-OH State Fair Ribbons

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

Cliff Reeder
was honored by Krogers in Independence, KY
His picture will join other veterans who have served
in all branches of the Military.
Cliff had several people that stopped by to say Thank You for his service.
Presenting a cane, he made to represent all branches of the military, to Dianna Combs the caretaker of the Kroger Project


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