Indiana Clubs

WOODCARVING CLUBS IN INDIANA

BANKS STALEY’S WEST CENTRAL CARVERS – FRANKTON

Contact: Larry Fox (765) 754-8547 or Randy Hinshaw (765) 552-1506

6956 W. 900 N., Frankton, IN, 46044

Phone: (765) 754-8547

Email: goatcarver@aol.com

Meetings:  Meets at the home of Larry Fox located at the Northeast corner of 700 West and 900 North, Frankton, Indiana.  Meetings on Monday mornings from 9:00 AM – 11:00 Am and Wed. evenings 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Members: 20    (Updated May 2, 2017)

CHIP N CHAT WOODCARVERS – NORTH WEBSTER

Contact: Wayne Johnson – (574) 453-2163

North Webster Community Center – North Main Street, North Webster, IN 47362

Email: Nitro1703@kcaccess.com

Meetings: Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 2:30PM – 4:30PM. Entrance on East side of building.

Website: https://chipnchatwoodcarvers.wordpress.com/

 

CINCINNATI CARVERS GUILD – Cincinnati, Ohio – (Club at Indiana Border)

Contact: Lee Thompson

25522 Ennis Ridge Rd., Guilford, IN 47002

Phone: (812) 576-4233

Email: lcruse@nalu.net

Website: Cinci Carvers Guild

 

CIRCLE CITY CARVERS – INDIANAPOLIS

President:  Duncan Fugate   Email:  duncanfgt@yahoo.com   Phone: (317) 366-9661

Vice-President:  Stephen Ford   Email: sford_44@yahoo.com   Phone: (813) 362-7966

Secretary  Sherry Beck Email: slbeck@comcast.net   Phone: (317) 259-4092

Treasurer: Ron Kern   Email:  rkern@indy.rr.com   Phone: (317) 442-0700

Newsletter & Web Site Editor: Ron Kern   Email:  rkern@indy.rr.com   Phone: (317) 442-0700

Eagle Head Cane Project Coordinator: Rallie Murphy   Email:  mrmodelt@sbcglobal.net   Phone: (317) 576-0104

Website: http://circlecitycarvers.blogspot.com/

Meetings: Circle City Carvers meets on the Third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., carving time and fellowship preceding the club meeting. We meet at the Southeastern Christian Fellowship Church, 4751 E. Minnesota Street, Indianapolis, IN.  Members, Visitors, and New Members are always welcome!

Meetings: Every Saturday 1:00PM – 3:00PM at Rockler Woodworking and Hardware,
8452 Castleton-Corner Dr., (Castleton) Indianapolis, IN  Phone (317) 578-9750

Annual Show: September

Members: 40

 

COUNCIL OAK WOODCARVERS – SOUTH BEND

Contact: Brent Hemmerlein

Mailing Address:  16460 Branchwood Lane, Granger, IN 46530

Phone: 574-271-4130

Email: lurekeeper@yahoo.com

Website: Council Oak Woodcarvers Club

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/171056429699992/

Meetings:  Saturday mornings at South Bend Chocolate Café   8:30AM – 12:00PM
122 S. Michigan Street, Downtown South Bend, IN

Annual Events: Plymouth Good Time Woodcarvers Annual Show
(Next Show Tentative Date May 19, 2018)

Members: About 20 active regular members and about 40 who visit occasionally.

 

COUNTRY CARVERS CLUB – MARTINSVILLE

Contact: Leroy Postel

460 Holden Street, Martinsville, IN 46151

Phone: (765) 342-3711

Email: leepostel@iquest.net

Meetings: 2nd Monday every month – contact Lee for time and place

Members: 11

 

CRYSTAL VALLEY WOODCARVERS – MIDDLEBURY

Contact: Larry Slessman at (269) 663-6096   E-mail: toolmaker21144@att.net

or Gordon Roberts (574) 536-1853

Meetings: Middlebury Library 6:00 PM on the 2nd Thursday of each month

Members: 17

Website: https://crystalvalleywoodcarvers.wordpress.com/

 

FRUITBELT WOODCARVERS (Niles & Cassopolis, Michigan)

(included because many Northern Indiana residents are members of this club)

Contact: Larry Slessman at (269) 663-6096   E-mail: toolmaker21144@att.net
or Gordon Roberts (574) 536-1853

Niles Meetings:
Greater Niles Senior Center, 1109 Bell Road, Niles, Michigan 49120
2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month – 5:30 PM

Cassopolis Meetings:
Cass County Council on Aging, 60525 Decatur Road, Cassopolis, Michigan 49031
1st Thursday each month – 2:30-5:00 PM
3rd Thursday each month – 5:00-7:30 PM

Annual Show: First Saturday & Sunday of November at Cass County Fairgrounds

Website: https://fruitbeltwoodcarvers.wordpress.com/

 

DUNELAND WOODCARVERS – HAMMOND, PORTAGE, VALPARAISO 

& Northwest  Indiana

President: Kathy Hays (219) 762-2966

Club Treasurer/Secretary/Show Chairman = Bruce Johnston  219-662-0044
b.johnston1776@sbcglobal.net
Treasurer Mailing Address: 9731 Johnson Street, Crown Point, IN 46307

Walnut Burl = Don Schroeder 219-465-7243   doneds@comcast.net

Web Site = Marcia Yrineo 574-300-6619  carvingmyway@yahoo.com

Website: https://dunelandwoodcarvers.wordpress.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DunelandWoodcarversClub/?ref=br_tf

Annual Show: April 2-3, 2016 at Woodland Park, Portage, IN

 

EWCC – EASTERN WOODLAND CARVERS CLUB, Inc. – CONVERSE

President – Jeff Moore * 765-271-4534   E-mail – Jmoorecrna@aol.com

Newsletter – Gary Freeman * 765-251-3663   E-mail – carvers@comteck.com

P.O. Box 139, Converse, IN 46919

Club Phone: (765) 395-3023

Club Email: ewcc@comteck.com

Website: www.ewcc.wordpress.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Eastern-Woodland-Carvers-Club-Inc/118059424920217

EWCCcarverssubscribe@yahoogroups.com

Meetings: Business meeting held on the 2nd Tuesday at 7:00
Open Carve held on all other Tuesdays at 6:00PM at 101 South Jefferson Street, Converse, IN

Members: 250+

Annual Shows: December and July

Gary A. Freeman
P.O. Box 29, Converse, IN 46919
Cell Phone (765) 251-3663

 

CARICATURE CARVERS of AMERICA at EWCC – CONVERSE

Suzi Brown
118 N. Madison Street – PO Box 221, Converse, IN 46919

Phone: (765) 395-3461

Email: suziq2848@sbcglobal.net

Website: www.cca-carvers.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Caricature-Carvers-of-America/138989392795798

Facebook Photos: https://www.facebook.com/search/138989392795798/photos

 

FORT WAYNE WOODCARVERS CLUB – FORT WAYNE

Ralph Wehnert
919 Pemberton Drive, Fort Wayne IN 46805-5325

 

FRANKLIN CHIPMATES?

 

GOOD TIME CARVING CLUB – PLYMOUTH

Contact: Bob Snare

Phone: (574) 936-1180

Email: rsnare1@yahoo.com

Webpage: https://goodtimewoodcarvers.wordpress.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/513310212015445/

Meetings: Every Monday 9:00AM to 12:00PM
at Marshall County Council On Aging – Life Enrichment Center – Phone (574) 936-9904
1305 W Harrison Street, Plymouth, IN 46563

Annual  Show: Next show tentative date May 19, 2018

Members: 32

 

HOOSIER CARVERS CLUB – COLUMBUS

Contact: Larry Carter
5015 Flintwood Circle, Columbus, IN 47203

Phone: (812) 372-1956

Email: larrycarter1215@sbcglobal.net

Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month – 6:00PM – 8:00PM at the East Side Community
Center on McClure Road.

Members: 15

Annual Show: Woodcarving Magic Show with Franklin & Indianapolis clubs – Saturday November 1, 2014

Comments: Oldest woodcarving club in Indiana!

 

JAYLAND CARVERS – PORTLAND

Contact: Joe Gutshall

115 East Water Street, Portland, IN 47371

Phone: (765) 768-6622   Answering machine – leave message – I will get back with you.

Email: jaylandcarvers@gmail.com or joe1940_2@hotmail.com

Meetings: Weekly meetings are held at the Jay Community Center at the intersection of HWY 27 and HWY26 on Tuesday mornings from 10:00-12:00 and on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:00.

Members: 18

Info: Our dues are $10 per year for members.

All carvers are welcome and we have individuals from beginners to accomplished as members.

 

KOSCO WOOD CARVING CLUB – WARSAW

Contact: Michael Foreman (574) 267-4652 or Cell (574) 527-5560

Email: foreman.1113@yahoo.com

399 E 300 N. Warsaw, IN  46582

Meetings: Every Tuesday at  6:30PM – 8:30 PM – Pete Thorn Building (Closed from Nov-March)

Members: 19

 

LAFAYETTE INDIANA WOOD CARVERS – LAFAYETTE

Contact: Carl Hager

1304 Columbia Street, Lafayette, IN 47901

Phone: (765) 409-5748

Email: cjhager35@comcast.net

Meetings: Every Tuesday at  6:30PM – Morton Center on Chauncey Street across from the West Lafayette Public Library.  (Closed on Snow Days & Holidays)

Members: 20

 

LAKE COUNTY WHITTLERS?

 

MOORESVILLE WOODCARVERS

Contact:  Duncan Fugate

Phone:  317-366-9661

Email:  duncanfgt@yahoo.com

MEETINGS:We meet the first and third Tuesdays at 630 pm at First Baptist Church,
680 N. Indiana, Mooresville, Indiana

Carvers of all skill levels welcome. Woodburners are also welcome. All you need is a willingness to try. For the beginners just show up, tools and safety equipment can be provided. Any one under 18 will need a parent with them.

 

OLD NATIONAL ROAD WOODCARVERS CLUB – GREENFIELD

Contact: Joseph B. Fuqua

Meetings: Every Tuesday from 6:00PM – 8:00PM in the Community Senior Center on

Apple Street next to the pool in Riley Park.

Members: 25

 

RAINTREE WOODCARVERS – MOUNT SUMMIT & MUNCIE

President: Jay Kokena
P.O. Box 201, Mount Summit, IN 47361

Phone: (765) 354-6695

Email: kokena3@msn.com

Meetings: Every Thursday from 6:30PM – 8:30PM at the Mount Summit Community
Building on State Road 36 in Mount Summit.

Annual Show: March 28, 2015 at Muncie, Indiana Fairgrounds

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/raintree.woodcarvers?fref=ts

Members: 50

 

REDBUD WOODCARVERS ?

MIDDLETOWN & ANDERSON

Meetings: Anderson Public Library 3rd floor –  Mondays 6:00 PM – 7:30PM

Members: 12

 

RICHMOND WOODCARVERS – RICHMOND

George Chaney

Phone: (765) 962-0415

Richmond Senior Center – Starting 1st Tuesday in February at 6:00-8:00PM

Members: 12

 

SOUTHERN INDIANA WOODCARVING CLUB

(Bordering Indiana & Kentucky…. Falls Cities Woodcarvers Guild, Louisville, Kentucky)
Palmyra, Indiana behind the Country Trace Senior Housing Complex off of Hwy 135

Meetings: Every Monday night at 7:00PM

Contact: Charlie Baker at 502-489-0040 woodcarver@hughesnet.com
or Tom Hunter 812-364-4531 at jsthntr@frontier.com

Members: 15

Website: http://www.fallscitieswoodcarvers.org/meeting-times.html

 

TRI_STATE WOODCARVERS CLUB – EVANSVILLE

President Richard Hitch (812) 985-9113
Vice-President Jeff Hancock (812) 858-6174
Treasurer Steve Oliver (812) 985-9820
Secretary Sr. Anthony Prugger (812) 963-7600
Librarian Kathy Vonderahe (812) 423-8595
2014 Show Co-Chair Jeff Hancock (812) 858-6174
Newsletter Editor Jack Winkleman (812) 499-3516 (also 2014 Show Co-Chair)

Website: www.tristatecarvers.com

Meetings: The club meets the second Tuesday of each month in the Banquet Hall at the Vanderburgh 4-H Center, 201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Road, Evansville, Indiana. The meeting starts with the business meeting at 6:00p.m. – 6:30p.m. The Carving part of the meeting starts at 6:30p.m. CST.

Annual Show: “Wonders in Wood”  SHOW & SELL October  25  &  26,   2014

Membership: 65

 

WHITEWATER VALLEY WOODCARVERS – CONNERSVILLE

President: Frank Slim
1905 E. Woodside Village Dr., Connersville, IN 47331

Email:  artodawoodsa@comcast.net

Meetings: Every Monday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at 249 West 28th Street Connersville, Indiana 47331

Members: 12

 

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