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Special Update - Thursday, May 18, 2017!

Ev Ellenwood's presentation on Carving Realistic Human Eyes will be postponed to a future date that is yet to be determined.

The club meeting on Saturday, May 20, 2017 will still be held with a change in topic and will now be a "Carving Meeting".

Bring your carving tools and projects to work on during the meeting. This will be a great opportunity to start or continue work on our Festival of Trees Christmas Tree ornaments!

See you Saturday!


Carving Realistic Human Eyes
Ev Ellenwood

Saturday, May 20, 2017
9:00am to 11:00am

NEW LOCATION - Zumbro Lutheran Church - Fireside Room - NEW LOCATION
624 3rd Ave SW
Rochester, MN  55902
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Join us at our next Rochester Woodcarvers Monthly Club meeting when club member Ev Ellenwood will demonstrate Carving Realistic Human Eyes.

When carving human faces, eyes are one of the first focal points of the carving. However, carving realistic eyes can be one of the most challenging parts of the face.

Ev Ellenwood has been carving for over 50 years and specializes in carving human faces. Over the years Ev has developed a technique to carve realistic eyes which he has taught to many carvers.

At our May meeting Ev will take you step-by-step on how he carves Realistic Human Eyes.
Everett Ellenwood is award winning carver and former president of our Rochester Club. For many years he did commission carving and restoration carving. He is a nationally known instructor for over 30 years and has produced two very popular DVD's; Beginning Woodcarving and Sharpening Simplified. He has also written two best selling books:The Complete Book of Woodcarving (which has been translated into Chinese, German and Russian) and Woodcarving Techniques & Projects For The First-Time Carver. Ev also has articles published in Woodcarving Magazine, Woodcarving Illustrated and Chip Chats along with the UKs Woodcarving Magazine.
See  you there!

Please invite your spouse, family, friends and neighbors to the meeting!

The club library will be open so bring your books to exchange.

Remember to bring your "Show and Tell" items.

Your review of changes to Club Constitution/Bylaws

Club board member Tim Melin has been working hard to coordinate an officer/board revision of the Club Constitution/Bylaws to reduce the time and personal commitment that members make to be a president/vice-president of the club. You can find an outline of the proposed changes and a version of the proposed Club Constitution/Bylaws here:

If you have any questions/comments about the changes, please send a note to or talk with Tim before or during the next meeting.

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