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Old 03-24-2007, 08:55 AM
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Welcome Geoff, if you put your mind to it, you can carve just about anything. Just need to want to bad enough! Spoons are always a great pleaser, so many designs and shapes, and if you use figure wood, they look so much nicer.

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Welcome Geoff,
Good carving stuff is found here. Welcome and make yourself at home. I don't know what carving club you're close to but you might try contacting one of the following to see if they can steer you to a club near you:

Posey County Wood Carvers
Donnie Martin, Pres.
R.R. 3, Box 229 A-1
Mt. Vernon, In. 47620
Phone (812) 783-1211
E-mail: izchief@aol.com

Dorothy Zerlen
Hoosier Carvers Club
1593 Michigan Ave.
Columbus, IN 47201
(812) 379-9307

Stuart D Smith
Splendid Splinters
207 N. Main St.
Columbia City, IN 46725
(219) 244-7111
(317) 653-6483

Tri-State Woodcarvers Club
3704 Broadway Ave.
Evansville, IN 47712
President: Bob Myers
812-985-9820
Email: icarve4fun@aol.com

I've included a couple that have email address to make it easier to communicate. I've taken them from the Colwood site: http://www.woodburning.com and then scroll down to your state.

Happy carving!!
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