hdwhittling1The Head Whittlng Contest will take place on Sunday at 1 pm. Sign ups for the contest is in the library on Sunday prior to the event. A juniper band sawn decoy head blank will be provided to each contestant. This year the blank will be a surf scoter head.

Carvers may use any hand tool such as a wood rasp, knife, sandpaper, gouge, etc. No motor tools allowed. Carvers must provide their own tools. Only the blank head will be provided by the Guild. Carvers will have one hour to complete their head carving.

First, Second, Third and Honorable Mention ribbons will be awarded. The First Place winner will also receive a plaque.

There is also a Junior Head Whittling Contest at the same time open to children 7 to 15 years of age. The blank for the Kid’s Head Whittling contest will be a small sandpiper.

The same rules apply as the adult contest. No motor tools allowed, no tools will be provided and juniors will have one hour to complete their carving. Ribbons will be awarded.