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Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2016 Issue 76

Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2016 Issue 76

The Fall 2016 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, 1-800-457-9112. Scroll down for a sneak peek! In This Issue: Features […]

by July 7, 2016 Current Issue
Custom Candy Dishes

Custom Candy Dishes

Create these candy dishes for carved or real candy By Jack Proseilo One way to show off your carving skills is with seasonal candy dishes. These easy-to-carve designs can easily be completed in a weekend. Cut around the perimeter, hollow the inside using your tools of choice, and carve as […]

by July 7, 2016 Patterns
Carve Soap! It’s cheap, easy, and good clean fun!

Carve Soap! It’s cheap, easy, and good clean fun!

Carving a Dog from Soap By Barbara Millikan Soap is often the first material kids (and even some adults) carve. Soap is firm but soft, widely available, and inexpensive. It doesn’t have grain and can be carved with just about anything. I designed this dog pattern and cartoon instructions, along […]

by July 7, 2016 Patterns, Projects
How to Paint the Wise Wizard

How to Paint the Wise Wizard

Set the stage for any older character with these easy painting techniques By Mike Pounders. This wizard may be small in size, but he is big on detail! So much detail in fact, we simply couldn’t fit everything in Woodcarving Illustrated Summer/Fall 2016 (Issue 76). While full carving instructions are […]

by July 7, 2016 Projects
Carving the Ark Accessories

Carving the Ark Accessories

Take your scene or play set from average to stunning by adding accessories By Betty Padden When you’re making any sort of carved scene, carefully planned accessories take the scene from good to great. That’s especially true for a Noah’s Ark scene. While I took some liberties with the accessories–Noah […]

by January 21, 2016 Patterns, Projects
Turning Cutoffs into Projects

Turning Cutoffs into Projects

Instead of tossing large pieces of scrap, let your imagination loose and turn these unusual blanks into functional door stops By Barbara Milliken When I made a Wolf’s Head Stapler Cover (see Woodcarving Illustrated Winter/Spring 2016, Issue 74), I bought a 4″ by 4″ by 8″ (10.2cm by 10.2cm by 20.3) […]

by January 21, 2016 Projects
Woodcarving Illustrated Winter / Spring 2016 (Issue 74)

Woodcarving Illustrated Winter / Spring 2016 (Issue 74)

The Winter / Spring 2016 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, 1-800-457-9112. . Scroll down for a sneak peek! […]

by January 21, 2016 Current Issue
Critters of All Kinds

Critters of All Kinds

Use the same basic blank and pattern to create many different animals By Sandy Smith   It all started with a Caricature Carvers of America (CCA) seminar. I designed a cocker spaniel that could be carved from a small blank. It was a popular project, so I expanded my repertoire, […]

by January 20, 2016 Features
Puffin Pattern

Puffin Pattern

                  Pattern by Gordon and Marsha Stiller Three species are referred to as the puffin; two live in the northern Pacific Ocean and one lives in the northern Atlantic Ocean. Puffins have predominately black and white plumage, a stocky build, and large […]

by November 27, 2015 Patterns
Cowboy Hat Ornament

Cowboy Hat Ornament

Power-carve a perfect hat ornament in a few hours By Keoma McCaffrey This cowboy hat ornament will look great on your Christmas tree. Download the step-by-step article and and pattern below.   Materials: • Pine, 23/4″ x 21/2″ x 11/2″ (70mm x 64mm x 38mm) • Sanding sponge: medium/fine grit […]

by November 27, 2015 Projects