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Workshop & Dinner Lecture - 2021

All class participants will receive two one-day complimentary admission passes to Historic Sauder Village. You can use this personalized, non-transferable pass on any day of the Woodcarver’s Show. Your passes will be given to you at class check-in and must be presented at the admission desk in order to gain entrance into the Historic Village.

“Carving the Realistic Face”
with Alec LaCasse - 2 Day Workshop


Dates:  Wednesday, October 27 and Thursday, October 28, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (with one hour lunch break)

Class Fee:  $295 ($266 member) Additional supply fee payable to the instructor at time of class.

Class Size: 
 Minimum 5 / Maximum 16

Location: Sauder Heritage Inn

Skill Level:   Beginner thru Advanced

Description:  Students are taught the basics of proportion, anatomy and how to achieve a realistic face and hair in cottonwood bark using hand tools and sandpaper.

Tools needed: #4 -25mm (gouge), #11 -4mm (veiner), #9 -6mm (gouge), #9 -16mm (gouge), #47 -4mm (v-tool), 1-1.25” bench knife, 2 -2” spring clamps, 2- 10” bar clamps, Pencil and Sketchpad.

WORKSHOP REGISTRATION  - THIS WORKSHOP IS PAST Registration for workshops and banquet began 21st at 10am EST.

Annual Woodcarver’s Awards Banquet & Dinner Lecture with Alec LaCasse

Date: Friday, October 29, 6:00 p.m.

Location: Sauder Heritage Inn

Guest Speaker: Alec LaCasse

Tickets: $30.00 per person (pre-registration required)

In addition to your workshops, plan to join us for the annual Woodcarver’s Awards Banquet on Friday evening. After a delicious buffet dinner, awards are presented for winning exhibitors at the show and Guest Artist, Alec LaCasse, will serve as our keynote speaker.

Registration for workshops and banquet began on June 21st at 10am EST.

Cancellations:  Cancellations prior to September 30, 2021 will receive a refund of fees minus a 10% processing fee.  No refunds after October 1, 2021.  If classes do not meet the minimum number of students by September 30, 2021, we may be forced to cancel the class, and all fees will be refunded.


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