The Rochester Woodcarvers Club is a gathering of individuals interested in woodcarving. Everyone interested in woodcarving is welcome whether they are just interested in learning about woodcarving, are considering starting to carve, or are beginner, experienced or master carvers.
Wednesday Carve-in Resumes
See details on the Meetings page.
In person meetings return in
Covid-19 restrictions will be in place, likely masks for all people.
Information about specifics will be posted when they are available.
Join us at the next meeting of the 2021-2022 season
Visitors welcome – see below for details
For meeting information and location check out the Club Information menu.
Due to a funeral scheduled on September 18, our meeting space is not available. Our scheduled speaker has been postponing until October 16.
Up coming Meetings & Speakers
October 16: Jack Holman, Letter Carving: from signing your work to professional signs
Letter Carving – from signing your work to professional signs
Put your carving skills to good use or learn the basics of incised and raised letter carving—letters, numbers and other forms.
Jock Holmen has been a professional woodcarver for 40 years. He is a gold medal winner at the Vesterheim Norwegian-American National Juried Exhibitions in Decorah, Iowa. In addition to his commissioned projects, Jock teaches beginner through advanced carving classes at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, at Vesterheim, and at Milan Village Arts School in Milan, MN. He received training and tutoring from numerous Norwegian and American master woodcarvers.
The library will also be back.
Return your books & checkout new ones.
Please invite your spouse, family, friends and neighbors to our meetings!
Remember to bring your “Show and Tell” items to let us know what you have been doing!
2021 Festival of Trees – Gingerville
Our theme for our contribution this year is a Gingerbread Village including Gingerbread Houses, Gingerbread People and a Hungry Fox.
We still need folks to sign up to carve a number of items, like houses, playground equipment, trees, gingerfolks and the fox. Send your intentions for carvings or questions to Show@RochesterWoodcarvers.Com
2021 Potluck Picnic Photos
Photos of the annual summer picnic can be seen here: Club Events > Picnics
Our Virtual Show is still available for viewing
Since we could not do our Annual Show in person, we have put together a Virtual Show with many of our regular features. Please come and enjoy the projects that our members have created. Results of voting for People’s Choice are included on the People’s Choice table.