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Pike’s Peak Whittlers ClubOrganizational Affiliation

About the Artist Facilitator

Aaron Mayer has been wood carving since 2006. He enjoys learning tips he can use to improve his skills, and taking classes from world class carvers. He has had success in numerous carving competitions, winning a people’s choice, carvers’ choice, and many first place ribbons. He began instructing in 2016, and has taught and conducted seminars along the Front Range. His goal in instructing is to provide a calm, relaxing environment where the students can have fun, while learning a new skill or improving on an existing one.

Aaron has lived in Colorado Springs since 1988. He enjoys hiking, reading, working with his hands, and is a member of the Pike’s Peak Whittlers Club. He and his brother are currently writing an article, to be published in Wood Carving Illustrated.

MY EXPERIENCES

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About this Experience

During this 2-hour session, students will learn the basics of wood carving, such as wood selection, tool selection (what to buy and not to buy), safety, shaping, and types of knife cuts. Each student will receive a beginner-friendly project that they should be able to finish in one session.





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
Specifically for Adults
Venue:
Imagination Space in the Citadel Mall
Located at:
750 Citadel Dr. E., Colorado Springs
Date(s):
To be agreed upon
Time(s):
6:00pm. to 8:00pm.
Beginning Wood Carving 101

About this Experience

After completing Beginning Wood Carving 101, participants in this 2-hour session will work on honing their whittling skills with a new project, and focus more on wood grain and shaping.





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
Specifically for Adults
Venue:
Imagination Space in the Citadel Mall
Located at:
750 Citadel Dr. E., Colorado Springs
Date(s):
To be agreed upon
Time(s):
To be agreed upon
Beginning Wood Carving 102
Level:
Experience Level 1 Beginner
Experience Level 2 Intermediate
Type:
Individual Individual
Group/ Public Group - Open to Community
Group/ Private Group - Military/Veteran Only
Age:
All Ages All Ages
Youth Youth
Adult Adult
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