Previous Program Recordings
These recordings provide a convenient and lasting source of information of past events. Recordings are in reverse chronological order. The OCG You Tube Channel is HERE where the videos are stored.
Nov 14, 2023 - Chainsaw and Caricature Carving with Terry Moss
PLAY the caricature portion starts at 1:13:45 (one hour thirteen)
Oct 10, 2023 - Photography for Carvers with Jeremy Bailey
PLAY PDF of the Slides
Sept 12, 2023 - Painting 101 for Carvers (Brushes) with Kelley Stadelman
Apr 13, 2023 - Art Nouveau Carving with Mark Downing
PLAY PDF of the Slides
Feb 16, 2023 - Mary May - Carving a 5-pointed Star (grain training)
PLAY Orientation until 28:00, then carving demo until 1:27:00
Oct 11, 2022 - Carving Safety - Roundtable Discussion
PLAY Starts at 7:50
Sept 20, 2022 - Carving the Nannie Dee ship's figurehead - Jerry Boone
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May 10, 2022 - Numerous Ways to Make Comfort Animals
PLAY Starts at 25:25
March 15, 2022 - Tribal Carvings of the Columbia River Basin - Adam McIsaac
PLAY Adam starts at 6:10
February 8, 2022 - Large Sculptural Carvings - Kelley Stadelman
PLAY Kelley starts at 5:00
January 11, 2022 - Grinling Gibbons - Chuck Rinehart
PLAY Chuck starts at 5:35
November 9, 2021 - Tips & Techniques - Eric Owens
October 12, 2021 - Pyrography for Carvers - Janice Levi
September 14, 2021 - Carving Holiday Gifts - Terry Burnside
July 13, 2021 - Show and Tell (15 presenters)
June 8, 2021 - Sharpening Carving Tools
May 11 & 18, 2021 - Finishing w/ Acrylics - Jeff Harness
PLAY PART 1 PLAY PART 2
Jeff Harness demonstrates many of the lessons he's learned from others about painting with Acrylics. This is a two-part presentation, spread over two weeks. Jeff provided a handout which is available by clicking here.
April 13, 2021 - Power Carving Tools 101 - Roger Crooks
This is a recording of the Zoom program, featuring a prepared video by Roger that shows and talks about a variety of power tools for carvers, including Dremel, Foredom, NSK. micro-motors, angle grinders, ArborTech and a wide variety of bits.
March 9, 2021 - Blacksmith Conversations - George Blackman
George is from Redmond, OR and is a carver and blacksmith with a wide range of experiences and skills. This program features a variety of topics including a tour of his shop. He talks about making your own tools, sources of good steel and how to test for its carbon content, making handles for or re-handling carving tools and sharpening.
February 9, 2021 - Bird Carving Overview - Don Baiar
Don Baiar has been doing and carving birds for forty years. He is a leader in the annual Columbia Flyway Wildlife Show and does fabulous work. This program is an overview of bird carving, including a quick tour of his teaching studio in Vancouver, equipped for eight students.
January 12, 2021 - Leroy Setziol - Oregon's Famous Carver
Roy Setziol produced over 1,000 works in his lifetime, gaining initial recognition for his large architectural carvings at Salishan Lodge on the Oregon Coast in 1965, after fifteen years as a "struggling artist." Today his adult daughter, Monica Setziol-Phillips, continues to produce significant carvings which are frequently combined with her unique and artistic weavings. This program focuses on Leroy and we hope future programs will focus on Monica's work.
November 10, 2020 - Gil Drake Toolmaker
PLAY tour of tool making. PLAY caricature demo
Gil Drake's company, Drake Knives, makes some of the best carving tools in the world from their Seattle location. His inventory includes palm handled gouges and chisels, carving knives and micro sized tools.
Gil Drake has always had a love for wood. He did cabinet work for several years with carving and family boating being his hobbies. He has carved for about 25 years. Drake Knives was formed in 1992. Gil now operates this business with his wife Bonnie. These tools are recognized both for their quality as well as reasonable price.
Gil will show us around the shop where these tools are made and talk about the wide array of carving tools he produces. He will also show and talk about the tools that are used to help make the tools . One of the more interesting topics for carvers is sharpening. Gil hand shapes and sharpens every tool that comes out of his shop.
October 13, 2020 - The Art of Chip Carving with Marty Leenhouts
Marty Leenhouts has combined his chip carving hobby and his passion for teaching in a successful second career as owner/operator of My Chip Carving.
He is a professionally trained teacher and owner of My Chip Carving and EZ Carving, with over 30 years of teaching and carving experience. With thousands of members worldwide, Marty's video lessons have been viewed over 3 million times in more than150 countries. He is also the author of "Chip Carving Essentials, A Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Chip Carving." On his way to his business success he has become one of the nation's premier carvers.
He'll discuss the art of chip carving, demonstrate how to carve, talk about the knives he uses and the patterns he has available.
Lessons learned from chip carving can also be used in other forms of the craft, especially in areas where a carver is looking to create fine detail. It's also a way to dress up borders on relief carvings, create Christmas ornaments or turn a plain box into a stunning work of art.
And it is the most affordable and portable form of carving.
Please register so we can send you the Zoom link and follow-up after the meeting. For questions contact Larry Wade at firstname.lastname@example.org
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