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Hillary Clinton Depicted on Cane

Hillary Clinton Depicted on Cane

Reader Ed Thomas was flipping through old back issues when he found something interesting: a 1999 carving by Joe Wannamaker that portrays Hillary Clinton as the president and Bill as “her husband.” What was a joke 17 years ago is a possibility in 2016! The entire article depicts a CCA friendship cane […]

by July 27, 2016 0 comments News
Book Corner

Book Corner

Fox Chapel Publishing has several dozen books in the works at any given moment–books for coloring, crafts, home improvement, travel, and more. In the woodworking department, we have about 20 projects “cooking” right now. Some of them are at the printer, while others are ideas we’ve accepted and are working […]

by July 22, 2016 0 comments News
Website Down on Tuesday, July 26

Website Down on Tuesday, July 26

Our website will be down for maintenance on Tuesday, July 26. We hope to have it back up and running the same day. Thanks for your patience!

by July 22, 2016 0 comments Uncategorized
Floyd Rhadigan Named WCI Woodcarver of the Year

Floyd Rhadigan Named WCI Woodcarver of the Year

Normally, folks find out they’ve been named Woodcarving Illustrated’s Woodcarver of the year when I call them up, congratulate them, and then set up a time to call them back for an extensive interview. This year was a little different. Since our 2016 Woodcarver of the Year was teaching at […]

by July 22, 2016 0 comments News
Local Clubs Teach Woodworking

Local Clubs Teach Woodworking

We owe special thanks to the many members of local clubs who volunteered at Fox Chapel’s Open House and Woodworking Show and introduced visitors of all ages to carving, turning, and scroll sawing. Additional volunteers taught woodburning, soap carving, finger knitting, and coloring. Thanks, too, to the sponsors whose support […]

by July 22, 2016 0 comments News, Open House
Tool Review: Chainsaw Carving Discs for Angle Grinders

Tool Review: Chainsaw Carving Discs for Angle Grinders

You may have heard these tools referred to as “the world’s smallest chainsaws.” Watch as Woodcarving Illustrated magazine’s technical editor, Bob Duncan, and his assistant, Alex Giagnocavo, demonstrate and review chainsaw carving discs for angle grinders. Bob and Alex will demonstrate proper safety equipment and techniques, show the effectiveness of the […]

by July 21, 2016 0 comments Reviews, Videos
The Votes are in for the Third People’s Choice Contest 2016

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

Congratulations to the third winners in the 2016 People Choice Contest! The third category, announced last spring, was Chip Carving and Tramp Art: Painted and Unpainted. The entries we received varied widely in subject matter and all demonstrated creative carving. We’ll be talking to some of these carvers about sharing their […]

Halloween Poll

Halloween Poll

Tell us what you think of America’s second most popular holiday! Do you love it, or not so much? Make projects for it, or not really? If you have thoughts not covered by the survey, please e-mail us: editors@woodcarvingillustrated.com. Thanks!

by July 19, 2016 0 comments Current Issue, Editors Column, News
Photo Tips: Lighting

Photo Tips: Lighting

PHOTOTIPS Lighting Temperature This does not refer to the heat created by a bulb, but the hue or color of the light produced from a light source. The most common problem I find in a series of photos is that the color will shift dramatically from shot to shot. The […]

by July 18, 2016 0 comments Techniques
Hen and Rooster

Hen and Rooster

Hen Relief Column By Lora S. Irish I was carving the hen board and really got carried away with the detailing.I had meant the piece to be a simple, fairly smooth, folk art styled piece but I, as always, just had to fuss it up a bit…a real big bit. To […]

by July 10, 2016 0 comments Patterns, Projects