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Large crowd for wood show's first day in St. Charles

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Dave Kublank explains the ins and outs of Scandinavian flat plain carving during a demonstration at the Winter Wood Wonders art show Saturday at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Dave Kublank explains how to do Scandinavian flat plain carving during a demonstration at the Winter Wood Wonders art show Saturday at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

A piece by Shelly Weiser of Naperville sits on display during the Winter Wood Wonders art show Saturday at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. Weiser started carving at age 75.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

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Lori Pelenis has never carved wood before, but on Saturday she decided to take the plunge and get equipped for what might soon become her new hobby. Pelenis, of Wheaton, was among more than 300 people who attended the Winter Wood Wonders art show at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. The show featured about 30 exhibitors and all forms of wood art, from carving to turning, intarsia, scroll saw and more.
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    • Dave Kublank explains the ins and outs of Scandinavian flat plain carving during a demonstration at the Winter Wood Wonders art show Saturday at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles.
    • Dave Kublank explains how to do Scandinavian flat plain carving during a demonstration at the Winter Wood Wonders art show Saturday at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles.
    • A piece by Shelly Weiser of Naperville sits on display during the Winter Wood Wonders art show Saturday at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. Weiser started carving at age 75.
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