About the 11th Annual NC Woodcarving Festival

NC Woodcarving Festival Download the Brochure

The 11th Annual North Carolina Woodcarving Festival will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Klingspor's Woodworking Shop in Raleigh, NC. This is a Celebration of Woodcarving - Open to all friends of the Art.

NEW Categories this year include NC Theme, Holiday, and Semi-Round!

To learn more about the Divisions, Awards, Categories, Rules for Competition, or to obtain the Entry Form, download the brochure.

Klingspor's Woodworking Shop is located at 3141 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604. For questions, contact: Paul Rolfe, Show Director prolfe@woodworkingshop.com919.876.0707. Get directions to Klingspor's Woodworking Shop in Raleigh by visiting Google Maps.

Entry Information



Advanced registration is encouraged.
There is no entry fee for Youth
Entry fee for Novice, Intermediate, and Open divisions:
Before 3/9/13...$15.00
After 3/9/13...$20.00
Make checks payable to: Klingspor's Woodworking Shop


Festival Events



  • Competition for all skill levels
  • Demonstrations all day long
  • Woodcarving Raffle (sponsored by NCWA)
  • Creative Carving Challenge
  • Woodcarving tools, books, and supplies on sale
  • Door prizes
  • Barbeque lunch will be available for purchase
  • Discounted lunch to all competition entrants



Sponsored By



  • Klingspor's Woodworking Shop
  • Bob Barts Knives
  • Flexcut Carving Tools
  • Trend Technologies
  • Carving Magazine
  • North Carolina Woodcarving Association (NCWA)
  • Raleigh Woodcarving Guild
  • Durham Wood Spirit Carvers
  • Wilson Woodcarving Club