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Jack o’Phantom

Jack o’Phantom

By Floyd Rhadigan Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. It’s the one day a year you can be anyone or anything you want to be. We woodcarvers don’t want to be left out, so this pumpkin-headed ghost is my whimsical Halloween treat. Carving the Ghost This piece is not […]

Beginner’s Woodburner Shopping Guide

Beginner’s Woodburner Shopping Guide

These entry-level models get you burning without breaking the bank By Bob Duncan There are a few essential tools that you need before you begin woodburning. For first timers, we recommend starting with a cheaper model before investing in the more serious ones. If you decide that you would like […]

by August 25, 2020 Shop Tips
Pyrography 2020

Pyrography 2020

The 2020 issue of Pyrography 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, foxchapelpublishing.com or 1-800-457-9112. Scroll down for a sneak peak!           […]

by July 28, 2020 Current Issue, Special Issues
Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2020, Issue #92

Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2020, Issue #92

The Fall 2020 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, foxchapelpublishing.com or 1-800-457-9112. Scroll down for a sneak peak!         […]

by July 28, 2020 Current Issue, Our Magazine
Midnight Frolic

Midnight Frolic

Minimal line work sets a lunar tone in this frosty forest scene By Deborah Pompano   Full moon nights have a watchful, meditative quality to them. For me, this feeling is amplified in winter, when fallen snow muffles the small sounds typical of the forest. I’ve kept the burned lines […]

by July 28, 2020 Patterns & Projects
Free Summery Patterns

Free Summery Patterns

We hope your 4th of July weekend is full of food, fireworks, and lots of time outdoors, but don’t forget to carve out some time for yourself. Check out these exclusive FREE carving patterns (designed by Lora Irish) just in time for the holiday—because holidays should always include time spent […]

by June 30, 2020 eNews: Strop Talk
Flights of Fancy

Flights of Fancy

Burn and color a fall forest scene fit for any harvest celebration. By Deborah Pompano This soaring chickadee project is a perfect way to practice your burning and painting skills. Most of the design consists of basic line work, which you can enhance as desired with shading and your preferred […]

by June 26, 2020 Patterns & Projects
Woodcarving Wednesday: Carve an Ivy Leaf Pendant With Giles Newman

Woodcarving Wednesday: Carve an Ivy Leaf Pendant With Giles Newman

Since many of us are spending extra time indoors these days, it’s more important than ever to stay creative and busy. With that in mind, the team at Woodcarving Illustrated will be posting a free beginner-friendly project to our website every Wednesday. So grab a knife and let those woodchips […]

Americana Whale

Americana Whale

This folk-art style carving is a craft-show favorite By Vernon DePauw Add a whimsical touch to your summer celebrations with this patriotic swimmer. I change the size and vary the pattern to make each one a little different than the last. Play around with the stars and stripes to make […]

by May 27, 2020 eNews: Strop Talk
Woodcarving Wednesdays: How to Carve Rocks

Woodcarving Wednesdays: How to Carve Rocks

Since many of us are spending extra time indoors these days, it’s more important than ever to stay creative and busy. With that in mind, the team at Woodcarving Illustrated will be posting a free beginner-friendly project to our website every Wednesday. So grab a knife and let those woodchips […]