November Meeting

Creative Woodcarving

 Leon Harkins

  Tuesday, November 20, 7:00 PM

Leon is a longtime TWA member who never fails to amaze with his creative skills and workmanship. He has an undergraduate degree in forestry from University of Georgia in 1958, and subsequently did post graduate work at Colorado State and Utah State Universities. He was on the North Carolina faculty in college of Forest Resources where he retired in 1994. Leon is a prolific carver who has been carving since was 11 yrs old. He has a unique ability to look at a “gnarrly” piece of mesquite that doesn’t look like it’s good for anything other than burning and then turn it into a beautiful piece of art. He will have a display of many of his works. In addition to his passion for woodcarving, he also teaches classes in Chip carving, Relief carving and Carving in the Round. His program will touch on all three of these and he will also demonstrate Chip carving. Additionally, he will have a demo area set up where those who would like to try their hand at woodcarving. Come prepared for a real treat!

Host: Terry Tenhouse


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