Chip-carved box © 2015 Marty Leenhouts Chip-carved box © 2015 Marty Leenhouts

Gold Medal In: Woodworking, 2015

  • Life Dates Born 1958, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Occupation Owner: My Chip Carving and Red Barn Retreats
  • Residence at Time of Award Garden City, Minnesota

Ribbons

  • 2012 Red ribbon for a chip-carved plate
  • 2012 White ribbon for a chip-carved plate
  • 2013 White ribbon for a chip-carved scoop plate
  • 2014 Red ribbon for a chip-carved candle holder
  • 2014 White ribbon for a chip-carved clock
  • 2015 Red ribbon for a chip-carved box

Artist Statement

Marty Leenhouts is a professionally trained teacher and owner of My Chip Carving with over 30 years of teaching and chip carving experience. With thousands of members worldwide, Marty’s video lessons have been viewed over 1.5 million times in over 150 countries. He is also the author of Chip Carving Essentials, Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Chip Carving. 2014, ISBN: 978-1-63315-269-4. Marty has taught classes throughout the US and internationally.

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