James River Woodcarvers
James River Woodcarvers
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Thursday Club Business Meetings and Projects The meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month starting at 6:00pm, followed by a carving project. Note: Safety gloves and thumb guards are required to participate in club workshops. If you are a beginner, please contact the instructor or one of the board members to determine the level of the carving project. Special Events Field Day of the Past State Fair Club Picnics Fall Retreats Location Woodcraft of Richmond 9862 West Broad Street Richmond (Glen Allen), VA Phone: 804-355-3945

Upcoming  Workshops and Events

NOTE:  Club business meetings are on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 6:00pm, with a mini carving project to follow.  Workshops will be scheduled through Woodcraft as they become available. We need volunteers to lead carving projects each month.  Please let us know if you have a project you would like to share with the group. Sure could use your help in leading a woodcarving project! We can provide assistance if you need it. Please contact one of the board members and email our club at info@jrcarvers.com with your project ideas.   Meeting and Woodcarving Project Time: 6:00 pm

Date: February  1, 2018

Title: Give a Hoot Owl Pendant Description: Carve an owl with a heart design. If you don’t like the heart design, you can create your own design. The owl is 3.5” x 1.75” x .5”. Tools: Safety glove, thumb guard, detail knife, small gouges, and v-tools. Date: Feb 1, 2018 at 6:00pm (following meeting) Instructor: Kathy Overcash Blank Cost: $1.00

Date: March  1, 2018

Title: V-Letter Carving Description: Pick the letter that starts your last name (i.e. G for Garthaffner)—for the more ambitious types, we can do a 3 letter initials (JMG for instance) Pick a dark stain or light stain (generals finish “Walnut” or “Shaker Maple”); they don’t need to purchase it, just let John know ahead of time so he can get the project together and pre-stained. John will pre-design the stencil for the size board once he has your letter. Estimated size: 1”X7.5”x7.5” plaque with a peg from the back or carver can hang on the wall with a picture hanger bracket. Instructor: John Garthaffner Cost: $15 each Class size: limited to 12 John will also have available for sale the carving/push boards that lay on the table and you work off that.

Date: April  5, 2018

Title: Carving a Cute Snail Instructor: Wayne Thornton

Date: April  21, 2018

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