The club was founded in 1999, when a group of sixteen (16) like minded individuals got together and started the Catawba Valley Woodcarvers Club.

  • The founding Charter Members were:
    • Bill Abernathy
    • Lewis Barlow (Deceased)
    • Brent Beal
    • Jim Bohn  (Deceased)
    • Gerald "Steve" Carter (Deceased)
    • Tom Deyoung  (Deceased)
    • Frank Freer
    • Richard Grant
    • Thurman Abernethy  (Deceased)
    • Clare Mathis
    • Don McHugh
    • Mel Moose  (Deceased)
    • Preston Pruitt
    • Elizabeth Thomas
    • Jessie Wilkinson
    •  Dean Wright