We will be holding the 3rd annual Buckeye Woodcarving Roundup July 24-27, 2013 in Piqua, Ohio. Piqua is located on Interstate 75 approximately 25 miles from Dayton, Ohio. The roundup will be held at POOR FARMERS CAMPGROUND 7211 LOSTCREEK-SHELBY RD.,FLETCHER , OHIO 45326. CAMPING AVAILABLE FOR $23.00 PER NIGHT. CONTACT THE CAMPGROUND FOR RESERVATIONS 937-368-2449 or http://www.poorfarmerrvs.com/ THERE ARE ALSO MOTELS AVAILABE WITHIN 7 MILES OF THE CAMPGROUND. There will be daily mini-workshops on a first come basis, sign-up is not necessary for sessions, you can join any workshop at any time on any day, oppurtunity to try out the many different types of carving. All instructions are totally free but there is a cost for workshop supplies.
DIRECTIONS: From the north or south take I-75 to exit 82 go East about 7 miles to east side of Fletcher, Ohio. Turn right on Lostcreek-Shelby Rd. Go about 1/4 mile to Poor Farmer's Campground on the left. Any questions contact any of the names below (not Instructors) Check poor farmers web site for a google map
Check further down in this newsletter for motel information.
There will also be projects for non-carvers during the 4 days. Keep checking this site for more information
ATTENTION WOODCARVERS AND NON-CARVERS: BRING POWER TOOLS IF YOU PLAN TO TAKE A POWER CARVING CLASS, CHAIN SAW AND ACCESSORIES FOR CHAINSAW CARVING, AND A SEWING MACHINE IF YOU PLAN TO SEW IN THE QUILTING CLASS.
THE COST FOR THE ROUNDUP IS $20.00 WITH A 10% DISCOUNT FOR FAMILIES.
PROSPECTIVE CARVING INSTRUCTORS ARE:
Bruce Henn-caricatures (CCA member)
Don Mertz-caricatures (CCA member)
Mary Weinheimer-beginning carvers
Bruce Nicholas-chip carving check photo gallery for projects for this year
Don Worley-small figures check photo gallery for projects for this year
John Guillozet-bark carving
Gary Freeman-golf ball
Jim Foster-lighthouses & eggs & 3D pictures
Wayne Shinlever-santas & ornaments
Sandy Czajka-power carving bird TOOLS NEEDED MICROMOTOR MACHINE & BITS, KNIFE, GOUGES, SANDPAPER 80,150,220, 320,ACRYLIC OR OIL PAINT,DUST MASK OR DUST COLLECTOR,FA, WOODBURNER & SKEW TIP & SIDE SHADING
Randy True-southwest Kokpelli
Molly Hanna-bark carving
Bob Bierman-relief carving
Bob Marek-beginner carving check photo gallery for projects for this year
Carolyn Marek-woodburning check photo gallery for projects for this year
DON'T FORGET THE CUTOFF DATE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION IS JUNE 30, 2013.
Also attending are Belcher Carving Supply, T-Shirt Depot, Quality Hardwoods.
There maybe more instructors coming so keep checking this site.
The price for this roundup is $15 per carver for advance reservations (closing date for advanced reservations is June 30, 2013) and $20 at the door. This price will cover the 4 days. Parking will be $1.00 per car.
LUNCHES WILL BE AVAILABE.
WE WILL HAVE AN EVENING MEAL FRIDAY NITE AND THEN WE WILL HAVE AN AUCTION
MOTEL INFORMATION: LA QUINTA INN, 950 E. ASH ST, PIQUA, 937-615-0140. ROOM RATE IS $68 OR $69 A NIGHT.
If you are interested in attending as a carver contact Charlie Cooke 937-964-1249 firstname.lastname@example.org or Sara Allinger 937-585-4360
Any one interested in making a craft or something for non-carvers contact Jim or Barb Foster 937-214-7800 or email@example.com
Non-carvers: Keep checking this site to see what we have planned.
Jim & Barb Foster 937-214-7800 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bruce & Norma Henn 937-667-8590 email@example.com
Charlie & Cheryl Cooke 937-964-1249 firstname.lastname@example.org
John & Deb Guillozet 937-214-8853 email@example.com
Ron & Sara Allinger 937-585-4360
HOPE TO SEE ALL OUR FRIENDS FROM LAST YEAR THERE