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Working Wooden Pliers

Working Wooden Pliers

Make a miniature tool with a sharp knife and a few careful cuts Based on a traditional design made famous by Ernest Warther The ability to make multiple interconnected parts from a single piece of wood is a whittler’s specialty—as evidenced by the popularity of chains and cages. These miniature […]

by February 8, 2018 Techniques
Carving a Rustic Welcome Sign

Carving a Rustic Welcome Sign

The perfect sign project for beginners that looks great embellished with gold leaf By Vernon DePauw The pineapple has long been a symbol of welcome and hospitality. Rather than carving down the entire surface of the sign, carve and attach the pineapple separately. Making the Sign Determine the size you […]

by January 25, 2018 Patterns
Carved Clichés

Carved Clichés

Carvers went back to the drawing board to design these amusing carvings By Mindy Kinsey Let’s not beat around the bush. Clichés are common as dirt. When push comes to shove, it’s easier to use ready-made phrases than to create original descriptions for common experiences. When in Rome, you know. […]

by January 25, 2018 Features
Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2018 Issue 82

Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2018 Issue 82

The Spring 2018 issue of Woodcarving Illustrated includes a variety of projects, patterns, and features, as well as interesting techniques. This issue is a part of the regular magazine subscription. It is also available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing, www.foxchapelpublishing.com or 1-800-457-9112. Scroll down for a sneak peek!       […]

by January 25, 2018 Current Issue
Toxic Woods

Toxic Woods

Most woods are safe, but a few common woods can cause some serious health problems. Print out this quick reference chart to keep yourself safe. By Charlie Self Dust masks and air cleaners are on the list of necessary tools in most shops, but research shows that some woods are […]

by January 23, 2018 Materials for Beginners, Techniques
Gorgeous Grown-up Color “Wheel”

Gorgeous Grown-up Color “Wheel”

Learn color theory—and make a beautiful project—with just five paints By Lora S. Irish   Overwhelmed by the paint aisle? Not sure of the difference between yellow-orange and orange-yellow? Completely confused when people talk about primary and secondary colors? This project will answer those questions by helping you create a […]

Artistry in Wood 2017

Artistry in Wood 2017

There’s something for everyone at Artistry in Wood The Dayton Carvers’ Artistry in Wood show has bounced back after a move and is reasserting its status as one of the best carving shows in America. In its second year at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio, the 2017 event took place […]

by December 18, 2017 Club News, News, Show Reports
Klingspor’s Woodworking Extravaganza 2017

Klingspor’s Woodworking Extravaganza 2017

Klingspor’s Woodworking Extravaganza is like three events in one They call it an Extravaganza, and it really is, reports WCI’s Advertising Director, Michele Sensenig, who attended the show in October. Klingspor’s Woodworking Extravaganza is like three events in one, with an exhibit hall full of tool vendors, a woodcarving competition […]

by December 18, 2017 News, Show Reports
WCI's Mindy Kinsey with artist Carol Leavy. Photo by Paul Wolters.

Wisconsin River Woodcarvers Show 2017

For a wonderful weekend of fellowship, education, and fantastic carvings, plan a fall trip to the Wisconsin River Woodcarvers show If you live in the upper Midwest and you’re looking to spend a weekend with friendly folks and their high-quality carvings, put the Wisconsin River Woodcarvers show on your list […]

by December 15, 2017 Club News, News, Show Reports
Sauder Village Woodcarvers Show & Sale 2017

Sauder Village Woodcarvers Show & Sale 2017

Combine a carving show with a visit to a fascinating historic site at Sauder Village First, a little background. Sauder Village is the largest living history museum in Ohio. It was developed more than 30 years ago by the Sauder family, owners of the wood product company of the same […]

by December 15, 2017 News, Show Reports