Beginning Wood Carving – Adults

  • Session 1 of 3
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Session 2 of 3
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Session 3 of 3
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Eagle river wood carver, John Modjewski is back to teach his traditional craft at LOla.  Join him for three sessions in working with wood and learning to carve.   

Beginning Wood Carving     Three Sessions

Tuesdays     January  8, 15, & 22     10:00 – Noon each day.

Adults:  $85.00   (Includes all 3 sessions)

All materials supplied.     

No experience necessary.

Payment/registration due by:  January 1, 2019


Carver, John Modjewski of Eagle River will teach this class for beginners interested in wood carving.   Using the simplest, yet an essential, carving tool – a bench knife, students will work from roughouts (wood blocks) to create to create Swedish Dala Horses.

John Modjewski, has been carving for well over 40 years.  What began as a hobby has lasted a lifetime, starting with replicating a favorite crucifix belonging to his mother.  John is president of the Northwoods Carvers, a carving group that meets regularly in Eagle River.  John’s love of carving has led to teaching others and sharing his talents.  He has been an instructor at the Rhinelander School of the Arts, teaches carving workshops hosted by his carving associations and, as an active Boy Scout leader, has taught scouts to carve.

STUDENT SUPPLY LIST:      Bench Knife Protective Glove – fish fillet style glove

Questions on supplies call John at:  715-889-1827

Space is limited, so please register early.

Deadline for payment/registration:        January 1

Parking is available behind the LOLA Center for the Arts building.

If area school districts close due to weather on the day of a LOLA class, LOLA classes will be canceled for the safety of our students and teachers.  In such an event, LOLA will make all attempts to contact students and rescheduled classes for a later date.

 Planning on staying overnight in town for a LOLA Class?  Then stay with our friends at The Gateway Lodge and received 10% off your lodging!  Just mention that you are in town for a LOLA class at time of booking.

The Gateway Lodge is located at  4103 Hwy. B Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540.  Visit their website for more information about the historic Gateway Lodge and call (800) 848-8058 to make your reservation today!



Venue Phone: (715) 547-3950

Venue Website:

4262 County Rd B, Land O Lakes, Wisconsin, 54540, United States