Founded in 1978, the Ontario Wood Carvers Association promotes and celebrates the art of woodcarving in Ontario.
The non-profit, volunteer-run organization develops high-profile public projects, hosts the annual Ontario woodcarving championships at its Magic in Wood Competition and Show, and brings carvers together at events, through publications and via social media.
Our New Website
Browse through our new website and enjoy all of its features and photos. We’ll do our best to incorporate your ideas and keep the site filled with items of interest to all carvers and artists working in wood. Join us as a member and gain access to an additional library of valuable information.
Special thanks to Lori and her team at emspacemarketing.com for their expertise and guidance in creating this new forum.
New to Wood Carving?
Are you curious about woodcarving but don’t know if it’s right for you? Let our members walk you through initial steps – materials, supplies, types of wood, and how to tackle your first project.
Ontario Woodcarver is the only full-colour magazine produced in Canada specifically for artists working primarily in wood.
Our annual fall competition and show is simply not to be missed.
Connect – Engage – Support
The tree, older than Canada and blown down in July 2013, is said to have inspired Alexander Muir to write the “Maple Leaf Forever” song in 1867. In recognition of its historic significance, every part of this ancient silver maple tree will be used.
Tips & Techniques
Join us as members and guests share their videos, photos and expertise.