Woodcarvers delighted to be back at the Oklahoma State Fair

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Members of the Oklahoma City Woodcarvers Club are thrilled to be back at the Oklahoma State Fair after missing it for the past two years due to COVID-19. does everything from trains coming out of caves to outhouses. “I asked two women to buy two houses today because they can relate to it.” Feese, who has been sculpting since 2012, told KOCO 5 that it was a relaxing hobby for him. He hopes to pass the know-how on to a younger generation. “A lot of the young people are starting to take an interest in it. That’s what we’re here to do because it’s a dying art,” he said. Feese’s preferred choice of wood is poplar, but he commands in places like North Dakota, where it’s drier. People who want to slow down a bit and try out a new hobby can head to the Oklahoma City Woodcarving Club.

Members of the Oklahoma City Woodcarvers Club are thrilled to be back at the Oklahoma State Fair after missing it for the past two years due to COVID-19.

“This is my first time attending the fair,” said Earl Feese, a member of the club who makes everything from trains coming out of caves to outhouses. “I asked two women to buy two houses today because they can relate to it.”

Feese, who has been sculpting since 2012, told KOCO 5 that it was a relaxing hobby for him. He hopes to pass the know-how on to a younger generation.

“A lot of the younger ones are starting to show interest. That’s what we’re here to do because it’s a dying art,” he said.

Feese’s favorite wood choice is poplar, but he commands in places like North Dakota, where it’s drier.

“We had it during the ice storm last year. People brought it in, but it’s very crumbly. It wasn’t compatible with what we’re doing,” Feese said.

People looking to slow down a bit and try out a new hobby may head to the Oklahoma City Wood Carvers Club.


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