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PebbleCreek Woodcarvers enjoy summer BBQ

Larry Matney Mike and Cynthia Schwartz hosted a summer BBQ for Woodcarvers Club members and spouses that are in PebbleCreek during the summer. It was great to get together, visit and have delicious food. The club has been very active this summer. Formal classes start in October, but if you would like to start carving…

Jim’s chip carvings

Larry Matney Jim R. Taylor and his wife Erma have lived in PebbleCreek since 2002. Jim started wood carving in 1985 and has focused mostly on birds and other animals. He has taught many woodcarvers since arriving in PebbleCreek. At the start of 2018 he decided to try something new so he picked up a…

Woodcarvers Club makes and raffles chess set

Larry Matney PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club members hand carved a custom designed chess set and raffled it to raise funds for the Woodcarvers Club. The raffle winner was picked at the end of the Meet the Artists Show and the winner was Bill Van Trump. The chess set was created in late 2017 and early 2018…

Woodcarvers complete bark carving class

Larry Matney PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club members completed a cottonwood bark woodcarving class on March 24, 2018. Class members were Richard Schlotzhaver, Marianne Moir, Gerald Findley (instructor), Kathy Stauffer, Kim Bowie, Cynthia Schwartz, Mark Marks, Judy Caruthers, Roger Borlaug, Mary Conz, Doug Grover Frank Glowinski, Doug Krause and Elaine Rajeski. Cottonwood bark is harvested from dead…

Woodcarvers Club completes Kachina Carving Class

Larry Matney PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club members completed a second Kachina woodcarving class on February 23, 2018. Class members were Dale Sevig, Roger Borlaug, Alan Boyce, Elaine Rajeski, Kim Bowie, Jane Peacock, Doug Groves, Mark Marks, Jerry Freeman, Gordon Andersen (instructor), Frank Higgins and Dwight Carlson. Kachinas are part of the heritage of Southwest Native Americans…

Woodcarvers receive awards from Mesa Carving Show

Larry Matney PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club members competed in the Mesa Carving Show held on February 10 and 11. The following club members received awards: Roger Borlaug: Bear received third place in the intermediate class. Gerald Findley: Peregrine Falcon and Pigeon received People’s Choice Award. Tom Wick: Northwest Indian mask received second place in the intermediate…

Woodcarvers Club change in leadership

Larry Matney In their January monthly meeting the PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club had a change in the presidency. Tom Wick, who was president, handed the club’s leadership role to Chuck Schudlt. Chuck had been the vice-president under Tom. Lyle Chrisman is the vice-president under Chuck. Ken Sloat remains as treasurer with Jeannette L. McElroy as secretary.…