North Carolina wood carving clubs are present each year offering FREE demos and expert advice. Some clubs may have a booth with displays and more club information. If you have a hobby in wood turning, don’t miss the expansive wood turning offering with clubs and FREE demos. We know you enjoyed Michele Parsons, Wood Artistry, and Wood Burning demos! Each Woodworking Extravaganza has woodworking-related demos that go beyond only wood carving or turning. Click Here to see where each club will be set up.
Throughout the years, the NCWoodworker.net club has offered various demos throughout both days of the Woodworking Extravaganza and they have given the youth an opportunity to experience woodworking such as Many Light Sabers for kids and a wooden smile medallion. Some of the events were held on Friday and others on Saturday shows. Visit their website Here.
Catawba Valley Wood Carvers
NEW for the 23rd Annual Extravaganza!
The Catawba Valley Wood Carvers Club of Hickory, NC started in December 1998. The club meets on the third Saturday of every month at Klingspor’s Woodworking Shop in Hickory. Meetings start at 1 pm and end at 3 pm. A typical meeting consists of Raffles, Show & Tell as well as the challenge project of the month. Members have an opportunity for hands-on teachings from the area’s best carvers. No matter your skill level, Catawba Valley Wood Carvers will help you achieve your carving potential. Visit their website Here.
The North Carolina Woodturners Association is a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners. Their membership includes people from North Carolina and several neighboring states. They organized in 1990 to promote and educate people of all levels about woodturning. Visit there website Here.
Western Piedmont Woodcrafters
Western Piedmont Woodcrafters is an informal group of men and women dedicated to ALL kinds of woodworking. They meet once a month to talk about woodworking projects, demonstrate a hand or power tool, or new woodworking techniques. Visit their website Here.
2023 Christmas Ornament Program
The Carolina Scrollers’ 11th annual, Christmas Ornament Program with 100% of the sales going to 2nd Harvest Food Bank of North Carolina, will begin sales on October 20th at the Klingspor’s Woodworking Extravaganza Show located in Hickory NC. Sales will continue from November 6 until December 29, 2023, at Klingspor’s Woodworking Shop in Winston Salem. The dedicated members will continue to scroll new patterns in addition to past favorites. All the material and time is being donated by the club.
Over the past 10 years, the Carolina Scrollers have donated $29,417 To the Second Harvest Food Bank creating 205,919 meals for folks in need.
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