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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September 10, 2014
Boone County Senior Day Drawing Winner
Robert Matheny Jr.

Before the crowds came:

The wonder of Wood Carving!
Bob Manning, Carver

Ezra Smith, photographer

Fair Updates:
Ohio State Fair...
1st - Bob Manning - Cowboy
2nd - Bob Manning - Cowboy
Kentucky State Fair...
3rd -Caricature Dick Middleton
1st - Religeous Dick Middleton
1st - Christmas Dick Middleton
Honorable Mention- Mike Shelton
Mikes 2nd carving got recognized in a roped
off area with 4 other sculptures, each sitting
on a 4ft pedestal.....NICE!

His is the small indian, facing forward.

Boone County Fair...
1st - Mike Shelton - Big Bubba
2nd - Rex Sansfacon - 3 comfort birds
Carved Wooden Item
1st - Barry Pennington - Cowboy
2nd - Sandee Sansfacon -Tante (Norwegian Santa)
Wood Novelty
2nd - Barry Pennington -Santa
3rd - Gary Moore - Eagle Head
3rd - Troy Baker 6ft - Chewbacca (chainsaw)
1st - Troy Baker - Cedar planked entertainment
box w/cooler and cupholders and became
a small table.

2014 Annual RVWC Picnic at Dave and Nancy Chadwicks
Beautiful Day.....
Good time was had by all!

Ohio Audubon speaker
May 19th - Winton Center

For more of the story and pictures CLICK Here
National Wood Carving News

To watch video CLICK HERE

Congratulations to
Kenny Limings

2013 Mitch Newman Award Recipient

Stunning, Magical, Exquisite.........
Just some of the words heard at the 5 Mile Chapel Show
Your Appreciation is Very Much Appreciated
Thank You!

Cliff Reeder is in the Papers!
See the cincinnati.com article HERE.

and this one in the Ohio Magazine
Congratulations Cliff
Congratulations to Joe Caminiti
Wood Carving Illustrated - Fall Issue Page 96
"Barking Up the Right Tree"
New Web Page...Take a Look
It's Beautiful
Joe's website

The Kochina Doll Project
First Results are in from Dick Pyles

Beginners to Advanced

Monthly Meetings are:
1st and 3rd Mondays 6-9pm
Carve-In is 4th Saturday of Month 10-3pm
For more information:
Contact Webmaster Here
Happy Birthday
Mary Middleton!
9/27 Friendly Market Carve-IN in Florence, KY 10-4

10050 Norbotten Drive, 41042
I 75 south to Mt Zion Exit turn left
Sam Neace Drive
Norbotten is just past the Krogers parking lot.
See you There!
9/27-28 Disnmore Harvest Festival
10/4 River Valley Wood Carving Show
Featured Carver - Steve Brown
Vendor - Dick and Barb Belcher
More information above
10/6 Club Meeting 6-9pm
10/6-7 Steve Brown Seminar
Kentucky Caricaturist
For more Information Calendar

Friendly website
2nd day of Kathy Overcash
Cottonwood bark House seminar

1st Knife drawing winner - May - Tom Denton
who gave his winning ticket to Brandyn Schaffner.
Makes you smile doesn't it!

JUNE Winner - Bob Zeiser
JULY Winner - Sandee Sansfacon
AUGUST Winner - Tom Denton
SEPTEMBER Winner - ???
1st meeting of every month
For more information: Contact Webmaster Here

1st time Cypress Knee carving
by Mike Shelton

The carving now has a new home with
Dave and Nancy Chadwick

Bill Schneider's First project
is Something to be proud of.

The Start of a Carver
RVWC member Darell Mills and his nephew
Abraham of Michigan

Picture #1 - Interest - updates as carving is created....

Herbie Angel Class
taught by Ezra Smith

partial class pictures.

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 7-9
Carve-Ins 4th Saturday 10-3
Beginners to Advanced
Contact us Here if you would like to Visit
and need more information

First Meeting