Workshops & Seminars

Jim Richardson Canadian Antique Replica Purchase Award

Susan Cowtan - W. J. "Buck" Crawford c.1920 bluebill

Morgan Whiteway Best of Show Slick Purchase Award

Ray Minaudier: ring-neck drake


Prairie Canada is pleased to provide a variety of workshops.

Prairie Canada Workshops – Fall 2017- Winter 2018

Prairie Canada is offering a host of carving workshops at the Elmwood East Kildonan Active Living Centre in Winnipeg (180 Poplar Avenue). The Centre has a dedicated workshop and lunchroom– bring a lunch. Coffee is provided. Registration is on a first come first served basis. Register with Tom McCormack at (204) 253-0885 (home). Workshop details are sent out to students in advance of the workshop. Prairie Canada can supply dust collectors and power carving equipment for a $5.00 fee. Profits raised through the workshop go towards hosting the annual competition. Full day workshop usually run from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Evening workshops run from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

Prairie Canada Carving Show and Competition 2019

Prairie Canada is pleased to offer workshops, featuring talented Manitoba instructors, offering workshops for every carver from beginners to advanced. Topics range.  Watch here for more information when 2018 workshops are confirmed

Lee Valley Tools - Winnipeg Seminars

Lee Vally's list of seminars is now available for September to December.  These fill quickly so register early.
To view seminars, click here.

September 8 & 9           Beginner Carving: a Driftwood Wood Spirit
September 15 Beginner Power Carving
September 16     Intermediate Power Carving
September 20 & 21 Beginner Carving: a Small Hummingbird
September 29 & 30 Beginner Carving: a Soapstone Bear
October 7                         Beginner Pyrography: a Tree Leather Wallet
October 20 & 26          Make a Diamond Willow Walking Stick
October 21 Intermediate Pyrography: Adding Colour
November 23 & 24   Beginner Carving: a Christmas Moose
December 1 & 2        Beginner Carving: a Wood Spirit Santa


Oak Hammock Carving Guild Workshops – Winter 2018

The next carving classes are planned for the winter 2018.  Watch here for more information