This year's carvers pose on the beach after five days of hard carving
It's over and here are all the carvers with their raw logs and their finished creations.
Many thanks to them all for providing such great entertainment and a Huge Thank You to all the volunteers who make this possible. See you all next year.
Photos courtesy of John Hawkins and Tall Bob Palmer
Rob and Deb Clandenning
Dianna Mark Meston
CONSULTANTS AND JUDGES
Jerry Strelioff, Howard Lobb and Max Chickite (Consultants and Judges)
Glenn Greensides (Consultant)
Once again, Thanks and Kudos to all the volunteers
Today is Judging Time and the list of carvers, their categories and placement are listed below.
1st Place - Ryan Cook - "Poseidon"
2nd Place - Junior Henderson - "Who Gives A Hoot"
3rd Place - Cody LaFrance - "Cemetery Gates"
Ulla Haglund - "Granpa"
Kevin Lewis - "Dragon Hunter"
Jesse Toso - "Akumal Dream"
1st Place - Shea Larking - "Wild BC"
2nd Place - Adam Youngblut - "On The Pier"
3rd Place - Randy Gauthier - "The Lycan Mad"
Angela Kroeker - "Lions Pride"
Warren Little - "Full Moon"
1st Place - Sandi Cleaver - "We're Starvin' Seagulls"
2nd Place - Fabian Rousseau - "Wild Man Of The Forest"
3rd Place - Amanda Chalmers - "A Feather In Her Cap"
Rob & Deb Clandenning - "It's A Good Day"
Novice (no placing, carvings auctioned)
Marina Cole - "Fallen"
Dianna Mark Meston - "(Not So) Light House"
Carver's Choice (a tie)
Junior Henderson and Marina Cole
Glenn Greensides - "Running The Gauntlet"
Jerry Strelioff, Howard Lobb, Max Chickite (a collaboration) - "Spirit of Nations"
Jerry Strelioff, Howard Lobb, Max Chickite
Keep tuned for more pics of the carvers with their finished masterpiece and the raw log it was created from (it will be a few days as yours truly needs a rest after site clean up and has to go down Island for a couple of days - boy, these carvers create lots of sawdust but we love 'em all and are truly blessed to have them here and become part of our growing carving family.
It's Day Four and the carvings are getting close to the finishing stages
Future Carver? and something different
This is Hard Work
Big and Tall
This is the Traditional West Coast carving at its best
Traditional Beach Salmon BBQ
Happy 20th Transformations on the Shore Max
Things are really taking shape and some good stuff is coming out of that wood.