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The wood is flying at the Sandwich Fairgrounds this week at the G.O.W. (Gathering of Woodcarvers). Hosted by the Fox Valley Carving Club, in cooperation with the Oswego Area Carvers and the North Suburban Carving Club, the G.O.W. Woodcarving Art Festival opened on Monday, Aug. 7, and will close on Sunday, Aug. 13. The festival features woodcarving classes taught by master carvers from across the country, and an exhibition of work done by teachers and students. Class topics include wood burning, the basics of woodcarving and sharpening, relief work and figure carving.