Exciting News: 

Upcoming Classes for weeks of June 18-24, 2018




Sheilah Nichols Log Cabin Relief Carving Class:

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        This is a 2 Day Class, June 4-5, and June 20-21 or by Appointment. Cost is $85 per day and includes blank. You may also add an additional day of painting your carving for $85. Sheilah worked with John Engler for 28 years and still works with him during the fall festival at Silver Dollar City. Bring your favorite sharpened tools and safety glove. Sheilah uses a v tool, flat gouge, and carving knife. If you need tools or a glove you may purchase them when you arrive. Beginners welcome. Sheilah also has a Covered Bridge Blank and some other scenes to choose from, for more experienced carvers.



Roger will be teaching 3 times at our shop in 2018. He was one of our most popular classes

in 2017, and now Roger has added several new roughouts to choose from for his class.

The dates for the classes are May 25 & 26, June 22 & 23, and October 5 & 6, all Fridays and

Saturdays. The cost for the 2 Day Class is $130 plus cost of roughout, starting at $20.

Bring your favorite tools and a safety glove. Class hours are 10 am to 4 pm with 1 hour lunch.

Bring your lunch, or walk to local restaurants. Perfect for beginner or advanced carvers.




Realistic Face Class by Greg Wilkerson

Greg Wilkerson will be teaching a Realistic Face Class, June 22 & 23, August 24 & 25, Oct 26 & 27, and Dec. 21 & 22,  and also by Appointment with only a 1 Day Notice. This 2 Day Class is $165 and runs from 10 am to 5 pm with a 1 hour lunch.  Price includes your choice of one of 8 roughouts. Each roughout comes with a full color pattern .This class is not for beginners. You will need to have some carving experience and bring you own sharpened tools and safety glove. For a more extensive list of tools to bring, call or email the shop. You may also purchase tools and gloves when you arrive. You will receive a discount on purchases while you are student.

Greg will show you the basics of facial anatomy in carving a face and give you lots of pointers in carving and keeping your tools sharp. Because of the retail environment, no stains or finishes will be applied during class, but a handout explaining how to finish, stain and paint will be given to each student. Call or email the shop to set up a class with Greg.




Greg Wilkerson offers a Beginner Carving Class with only a one day notice, so call or email us for an Appointment with Greg. His prices are $130 for all day, $78 for 4 hours, or $52 for 2 hours. That leaves you lots of time to still catch a show in Branson.



Ron Allison offers a Beginner Carving and or Painting Class every Wednesday, and also by Appointment. Cost is $65 per day.

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Beginner Gourd and Woodburning Class by Ruth Schumacher.

This class will be a 1 Day Class, every 1st Tuesday of each month.

Class dates are  May 1, June 4, July 3, August 7, Sept. 4, Oct 2, Nov 6, and Dec.4. You may add an additional day if you want and you may also schedule a class By Appointment for your convenience. Class hours are from 10 am to 4 pm and cost is $65 per day plus $15 for supplies.

Topics covered in the class will include design, color (ink dyes), simple woodburning and embellishments.You may bring a woodburner, shader and tips, borrow one,or purchase  from Pete’s Place when you arrive. Bring your lunch or walk to local restaurants.



Ruth has been a teacher of children and adults as well as an educational consultant for many years. Artistic interests include needlework, stained glass, including church window restorations, music, and decorative gourds. You may view her beautiful artwork at the gallery in Peter Engler Designs Gallery.


Woodcarving Knife Sharpening Class by Jim Miller

Jim will be holding a knife sharpening class every 3rd Saturday of each month, from 10am to 12 noon. Dates are May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, Sept.15, Oct 20, Nov 17, and Dec.15, 2018. Cost is $36. Bring your own knife, sharpening stones, and safety glove, or purchase them when you arrive.



Jerry Baker’s Chip Carving Class for Beginners or Advanced is always available by apppointment, so let us know with only a 1 Day notice if you would like to schedule a class with Jerry. Cost is $65 per day, and you choose what project you would like to do.

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