Calendar

Club Meetings

The general meeting agenda is:

  • 6:30-7:00 – Setup, registration, Show & Tell setup, socialization
  • 7:00-7:15 – Business Meeting
  • 7:15-7:45 – Show & Tell
  • 7:45-9:00 – Featured Demonstration/Presentation

Prior to each meeting, we hold an Open Carve and Skills Enhancement session from 3:00-6:00pm where members socialize, work on personal carving projects and can participate in activities to improve individual skills and techniques.  We periodically offer a Sharpening Clinic where we help diagnose issues with individual sharpening techniques. Bring your individual carving tools, sharpening supplies and learn how to take them to the next level of sharpness which is crucial to effective carving.

2023 Meeting Dates

  • January 19, 2023.  “Carving a toadstool” a carve along project led by Dale Hall
  • February 16, 2023. “Carving Fan Birds” demonstration by John Laffan
  • March 16, 2023. MCC meeting “the Mooney Warther story, behind the pliers” talk by Dale Hall
  • April 20, 2023.  MCC meeting” Painting with Acrylics” demonstration by Ed Kerns
  • April 29-30.    Gas and Steam Engine Show, Agricultural History Farm Park
  • May 18, 2023.  MCC meeting
  • June 15, 2023.  MCC meeting
  • July 20, 2023.  MCC meeting
  • August, 2023.  Join us at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. Aug 11-19
  • September 21, 2023.  MCC meeting
  • October 19, 2023.  MCC meeting
  • November 16, 2023.   “Carve Together Holiday Ornaments” – the club will provide designs and blanks, Carve at the meeting, then take it home to finish and paint in time to show it at the December meeting
  • December 21, 2023.   “Show Your Carved Holiday Ornaments from November 2023 and from Before” also Club Holiday PotLuck

2023 Virtual Open Carve

MCC holds monthly Virtual Carving Sessions via Zoom from 3:00-5:30pm on the First Thursday of each month. Members get together via Zoom to carve, collaborate and just enjoy the camaraderie. an email is sent at the first of each month with details for connecting via Zoom.

The 2023 Schedule for our Virtual Open Carving Sessions is:

• Jan 5, 2023
• Feb 2, 2023
• Mar 2, 2023
• April 6, 2023
• May 4, 2023
• June 1, 2023
• July 6, 2023
• Aug 3, 2023
• Sept 7, 2023
• Oct 5, 2023
• Nov 2, 2023
• Dec 7, 2023

2023 Demonstrations and Special Events

Email montgomerycountycarvers@gmail.com for additional details.

2023 Whittling and Carving Classes

The Woodworkers Club is offering classes on Whittling and Wood Carving instructed by one of our MCC members, Micheal Higgs. The classes consist of two 3-hour evening sessions. For details, contact the Woodworkers Club at 301-984-9033 or via email at info@woodworkersclub.com or online at woodworkersclub.com.