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Danny Zeadker of Wauseon, Ohio, begins working on a wood sculpture Wednesday for the annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Loudy-Simpson Park. He’s been wood carving for 12 years and said carvings don’t always turn out the way the artist initially envisions them. “The log always wins,” he said.

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Carvers converge in Craig for Whittle the Wood Rendezvous

Wood carvers in the 13th Whittle the Wood Rendezvous began transforming logs into pieces of art Wednesday morning at Loudy-Simpson Park. The 11 competitors planned to sculpt the raw material into a variety of forms, including a pirate ship, the scales of justice and whimsical bears. Residents can watch the carvers in action from 9 a.m. to dusk today, Thursday and Friday and throughout the day Saturday. For more information about Whittle the Wood, call 826-2029 or visit


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