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Vote Now in the 3rd 2016 Woodcarving Illustrated People’s Choice Awards

Vote Now in the 3rd 2016 Woodcarving Illustrated People’s Choice Awards

Vote now for the 2016 Woodcarving Illustrated People’s Choice Awards. Below are the finalists for the Ornaments: Painted category. We received so few entries for the Ornaments: Unpainted category that we chose the winners for that category ourselves. Voting will end on July 15, 2016 and the winners will be announced in the Read more…

Interchangeable Welcome Sign

Interchangeable Welcome Sign

In Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2014 (Issue 66), Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2014 (Issue 68), and Woodcarving Illustrated Holiday 2014 (Issue 69), Betty Padden demonstrated how to paint seasonal signs. As a bonus, we’ve provided a downloadable pdf of the interchangeable welcome sign pattern.   CLICK HERE to download the welcome sign pattern! CLICK HERE to view the Read more…

by May 25, 2016 0 comments Patterns, Projects
Carving a Snowman Sign Bonus

Carving a Snowman Sign Bonus

Before you can paint the sign, you need to carve it. In Woodcarving Illustrated Holiday 2014 (Issue 69), Betty Padden demonstrated how to paint a snowman with acrylic paints. In order to paint the carving exactly as Betty did, we’ve provided a downloadable pdf with step-by-step photos of how to carve the snowman along with Read more…

by May 25, 2016 0 comments Projects
Carving a Pumpkin Sign Bonus

Carving a Pumpkin Sign Bonus

Before you can paint the sign, you need to carve it. In Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2014 (Issue 68), Betty Padden demonstrated how to paint pumpkins with latex paints. In order to paint the carving exactly as Betty did, we’ve provided a downloadable pdf with step-by-step photos of how to carve the pumpkins and Read more…

by May 25, 2016 0 comments Projects
The Votes are in for the Second People’s Choice Contest 2016

The Votes are in for the Second People’s Choice Contest 2016

Congratulations to the second winners in the 2016 People Choice Contest! We are trying something new this year. Instead of running one big competition, we are breaking it into ongoing mini matches. Plus, we are offering cash prizes! Special thanks to our second contest sponsors, Chipping Away. The second category, Read more…

by May 18, 2016 0 comments Best Carving Design Contest, Contests
A Bird in the Hand

A Bird in the Hand

By Kathleen Ryan Frank Foust would like to bring peace, joy, comfort, and the strength of his faith to the whole world. He uses his woodworking skills to get the job done, one little bird at a time. Since 1982, Frank has carved more than 1,100 wooden birds. “I call Read more…

by May 2, 2016 0 comments Features, Patterns