Woodcarvers celebrate 39 years of sharp skills in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Woodcarvers from all over the area made their way to Topeka on Saturday to celebrate one of the most ancient art forms.

Carlan Honaker started Kaw Valley Woodcarvers Club with a friend in 1980.

Saturday marked the start of the 39th annual Kaw Valley Woodcarvers Show.

Katrina Meredith is the co-chairwoman of the 2018 show and is the newly elected president of the woodcarvers club.

Artists come to the show to enter their work into the various contest categories, but can also set up a display to show off and sell their work.

The Kaw Valley Woodcarvers show is being held at the Ramada in downtown Topeka from November 17 through the 18th.

The cost is $4 per person and free for children twelve and under.