Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Afternoon Show and Tell





Ken’s pigs

Sid’s jewelry box


Congratulations to all...

Two Carving Clubs Merge!

It is official, the Greater New York Carving Club and The Long Island Woodcarvers Association have both voted to merge into one club under the Long Island Woodcarvers Association name.

This will allow us to expand our meeting times to both evening and afternoons. In addition combining the memberships will allow for more ideas and tips to be shared.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

An All-Girls Woodworking Group in West Texas

With artist supervision, a group of girls ages seven to 14 craft three-legged stools whose proceeds go towards their college funds

Lumber Club Marfa, an all-girls woodworking group in West Texas.Photo by Douglas Friedman.

Every Friday a group of girls, ages seven to 14, assembles in a woodshop in Marfa, Texas. Supervised by artist Larry Bamburg, they don masks and goggles, taking turns on the machinery to craft three-legged stools out of walnut, mahogany, and the like. Proceeds from the simple but

Learn to Carve Wooden Spoons

Have you ever tried carving a spoon? We have seen some of the most simple and some of the most ornate spoons over the years. Some are used for serving and eating, others (like the Welsh lovespoons) are used traditionally as symbols of love, and others are used for decoration. No matter the purpose of the spoon they are sure fun to carve.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Awful Woodworking Joke...
The members of the wood club were all getting on in years. At the annual Christmas dinner, there were now more widows than woodworkers. And the old guys left could hardly remember anything. Just before he stood up to make his address, the president had an idea. He and his wife had been in a furniture store earlier in the day and he had seen an unusual wood species, but he couldn’t quite recall what it was. He turned to the treasurer. 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Meetings Planned 2019

May Reg Meeting - 5/14 Open Carving Night - 5/15
June Reg Meeting - 6/11 Open Carving Night - 6/19
September Reg Meeting - 9/10 Open Carving Night - 9/18
October Reg Meeting - 10/8 Open Carving Night - 10/16
November Reg Meeting - 11/12 Open Carving Night - 11/20
December Reg Meeing - 12/10 Open Carving Night - 12/18