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Sat, Oct 14


Nepean Creative Arts Center Unit 7

Learning Program Introduction to Wood Carving

First course of the season for folks new to Wood Carving, please visit learning programs page for details

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Learning Program Introduction to Wood Carving
Learning Program Introduction to Wood Carving

Time & Location

Oct 14, 2023, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Nepean Creative Arts Center Unit 7, 35 Stafford Rd, Nepean, ON K2H 8V8, Canada Unit 7

About the event

This one-day course is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of Wood Carving.

OWC member Sue MacCullum will guide participants through a series of topics necessary to start your wood carving journey.  Topics will include; styles of carving, wood selection, types of tools, safety, selecting minimum tools needed to get started and basic maintenance.  She will also discuss finishing techniques, resources and much more.

While this is not a project class, we will put the day’s learnings into practice by carving 1 or 2 simple pieces (as shown), incorporating your new skills.

A range of tools supplied by our Flexcut Carving Tools sponsor will be available for participants use on the day of the course.  Participants are encouraged to bring along their own carving tools, if applicable.

A sturdy, preferably cut resistant glove, for your non-dominant hand is essential for course participation.  These can be obtained at a hardware or wood working store.

Fee: OWC member $ 45

Non-member $ 75 (includes a reduced $30 annual membershipfee)

Cancellation refunds given only with 4 days’ notice of the course Tues Oct 10th  9:30.

Registration and payment are required in advance. First come, first served 😉

Registration deadline is Tues. Oct 10, 2023.

Maximum 8 participants. Note: a minimum of 4 participants are required to run this workshop.

Participants aged 14-17 inclusive must be accompanied by parent for the duration of the class.

To Register:

Send e-transfer to be sure to include your name, email address,

phone #(s) and name of class in the comment section of the e-transfer.


send message via 'Contact Us" button.  Include your name, email address, phone # (s) and name of class

send cheque made out to Outaouais Wood Carvers   c/o 2141 Beaumont Rd

Ottawa ON K1H 5V2

Or pay in person at our monthly club meeting or weekly carving clutch

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