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Welcome to the 2017 Rendezvous!
13 Mar
Mar 13, 2017 8:30 am - 11:30 am Ridgway American Legion, 330 Main St, Ridgway, United States + Google Map
Rick and Liz Boni www.appalachian-arts.com
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Carving Full time – Are You Ready to Step Up Your Game?
13 Mar
Mar 13, 2017 8:30 am - 11:30 am Ridgway American Legion, 330 Main St, Ridgway, United States + Google Map
Paul Waclo York, Pennsylvania http://www.chainsawcarvingbypaul.com/ Paul Waclo has many years of experience with design and production in various forms but, his latest creative adventure involves roaring horsepower and clouds of flying sawdust! After watching professional chainsaw carving in 2012, he knew this unusual art form was something he would enjoy. The first few carvings sold quickly and his ability to translate images in 3-dimensions from a large piece of wood seemed to come naturally. From the very start, customers began…
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13 Mar
Mar 13, 2017 8:30 am - 11:30 am Ridgway American Legion, 330 Main St, Ridgway, United States + Google Map
Nick
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Argentinian Sculptors
13 Mar
Mar 13, 2017 8:30 am - 11:30 am Ridgway American Legion, 330 Main St, Ridgway, United States + Google Map
Juan Carlos – https://www.facebook.com/juancarlos.nausneriz Gustavo DaSilva – https://www.facebook.com/gustavo.dasilvamacorio Francisco Aguirre – https://www.facebook.com/francisco.aguirre.969300
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Metal and Wood Sculpting
14 Mar
Mar 14, 2017 8:30 am - 11:30 am Ridgway American Legion, 330 Main St, Ridgway, United States + Google Map
Rob Bast Victoria, Australia https://www.robbastsculptor.com.au/ Rob Bast is a self-taught sculptor form the Yarra Valley in Victoria Australia. He works with various materials such as wood, steel, ice and stone. Having always enjoyed drawing and sculpture, Rob started chainsaw carving in 2003 and then started sculpting full time in 2009 building a thriving business concentrating on chainsaw carving and metal sculpture. He took first place and people’s choice awards at the Australian Chainsaw Carving Championship 2016.
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Speed Carving and Making a Living as a Full Time Carver
14 Mar
Mar 14, 2017 8:30 am - 11:30 am Ridgway American Legion, 330 Main St, Ridgway, United States + Google Map
Mike Ayers Maggie Valley, North Carolina http://www.maggievalleycarving.com/ Mountain Mike Ayers was raised born in El Paso TX and raised in Virginia. At a young age he swept floors in a cabinet shoppe and then worked long hours. After work he had one hour to chainsaw carve and had as a goal to carve two pieces. As a result he naturally development a niche in speed carving. His artistic roots were drawing as a child, but also using his skills as…
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Business Aspects of Chainsaw Carving Over the Long Haul
15 Mar
Mar 15, 2017 8:30 am - 11:30 am Ridgway American Legion, 330 Main St, Ridgway, United States + Google Map
Jamie Doeren Abrams, WI http://www.jamiedoeren.com With over 27 years of experience in sculpture, Jamie Doeren is a talented artist, with an ever-growing list of accomplishments and artistic achievements. Probably best known for his chainsaw art, he has been perfecting the skill, since he first began experimenting with a chainsaw back in 1989. Having worked for several years as a small-engine mechanic, repairing chainsaws, he grew tired of testing out his equipment by merely cutting off the ends of logs. So,…
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Bob King
16 Mar
Mar 16, 2017 8:30 am - 11:30 am Ridgway American Legion, 330 Main St, Ridgway, United States + Google Map
Bob King http://www.chainsawking.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ChainsawKing/ Bob King was raised in Reedsport, OR.  He was drawn to this thing called chainsaw carving by local artists displaying their bears.   He was given a cedar log by a friend but he let it sit for over a year afraid to ruin it.  He finally got started and actually turned out a really nice black bear holding a honey pot.  Passing offers to buy it, the family decided to keep it, only to have it…
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