Red River Valley Woodcarvers

"To promote camaraderie among woodcarvers and encourage the continuance of the art through education, public display, and civic involvement."


May 2020

Coronavirus Cancellations

We have made the very difficult decision to cancel both our April Meeting and the April Wood Arts Festival. Keep safe, and we hope to see and carve with you soon!

Alec LaCasse Class

Bark Face Carving Class with Alec LaCasse
October 16-17, 9 am—5 pm

at the Moorhead American Legion

Master wood carver Alec LaCasse will be teaching a realistic face in cottonwood bark class. You can see his work and learn more about him on his website

To register for the class you must send in a $100 deposit.  The other $100 can be paid at that time or at the class.  This covers all of the materials needed for the class including the cottonwood bark. 

The class will be held at the Moorhead American Legion, 303 30th St. N.  There will be a break for lunch.  Lunch is not provided but there are many venues available in the area.  We will not have any sharpening equipment available, so make sure your tools are ready to go in advance.

Experience level: Intermediate and up
Suggested Tools: Safety glove and thumb guard
#4  25 mm gouge
#11  4 mm veiner
# 9  6 mm gouge
#9  16 mm gouge
#47 4 mm V-tool

The registration form may be printed and mailed to
Patty Molm
5721 32nd St. S
Frontier, ND 58104

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