White Rock Senior Center Offers Wood Carving Class

WRSC News:
The White Rock Senior Center is offering Wood Carving Instruction for Beginners – concentrating on the whittler starting Dec. 7.
There are three levels of wood carving. If the product would sell for less than $25, that is a whittler. If the product would sell for $25 to $100, that is a carver. If the product would sell for more than $100, that is a sculptor.
The current wood carvers group, primarily John Tubb and Fred Minshall, are proposing a series of workshops on how to get started in carving wood. These workshops a 1/2 hour long starting at 11 a.m., Monday of scheduled date. The instructors will be at the White Rock Senior Center.
  • Dec. 7: Where to find supplies and tools. Safety protection.
  • Dec. 28: Tool sharpening.
  • Jan. 11: Basic knife cuts using scrap wood.
  • Jan. 25: Producing a starting blank. Carving blanks to be provided by current carvers for $10 donation to the senior center. Carving in the “round.”
  • Feb. 8: Relief carving.
  • Feb. 29: Chip carving.
  • March 14: Wood finishing and/or painting.
Future sessions will be based on the interest of the individuals pursuing a hobby in carving. Schedule changes will be posted on the appropriate websites.