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A Note to Our Readers and Customers

A Note to Our Readers & Customers: We have received confirmation that All American Crafts, the publisher of Carving Magazine, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Woodturning, and many other magazines, has closed its doors. We at Fox Chapel Publishing have always respected our colleagues at AAC and enjoyed our friendly competition; […]

by August 12, 2014 News

Subscription Scam

Subscription Scam: If you receive an invoice in the mail that does NOT have our Broad Street address or our www.WoodcarvingIllustrated.com or www.scrollsawer.com website, DO NOT PAY IT. It is a scam. Please forward it to us so we can track down the offender. If you have questions or concerns, please contact […]

by May 22, 2014 News

2014 Fox Chapel Publishing Open House & Woodworking Show

Registration is now open for Fox Chapel Publishing’s 2014 Open House and Woodworking Show! This premier woodworking festival and celebration will be held on May 9th – 10th, 2014, at the Rough and Tumble Engineers Historical Association in scenic Lancaster County, Pa. Each pass includes:  Access to our roster of […]

by May 22, 2014 Open House
Painting the Dragons in a Box

Painting the Dragons in a Box

Carved puzzle play set fits into a castle-shaped box By Carolea Hower My son, Kevin, has liked dragons from the time the television movie The Hobbit was produced. With several other puzzle designs completed, I decided to design a dragon puzzle for his birthday. Since I also carve and wanted […]

by May 22, 2014 Patterns & Projects
VW Bug Pinewood Derby Car

VW Bug Pinewood Derby Car

By Jon Deck In Pinewood Derby-Stlye Race Cars, Volume 3, Jon Deck demonstrates how to create a car that looks like a classic VW Bug. Attached below are the patterns you can transfer to decal paper to make your car even more realistic.   CLICK HERE to download the Decals Patterns. […]

by May 22, 2014 Patterns & Projects
Dodge Charger Pinewood Derby Car

Dodge Charger Pinewood Derby Car

By Jon Deck In Pinewood Derby-Stlye Race Cars, Volume 3, Jon Deck demonstrates how to create a car that looks like a classic Dodge Charger. Attached below are the patterns you can transfer to decal paper to turn your car into the iconic General Lee from the Dukes of Hazzard.   […]

by May 22, 2014 Patterns & Projects
Pinewood Derby Test Track

Pinewood Derby Test Track

Work out the kinks on your gravity-powered racer before the big day In Pinewood Derby-Style Race Cars 2013, the experts suggest racing and tweaking your car before the race. Below is a short article on how to make your own racetrack.   Materials: PVC lattice strip: 2 each 1/4″ x […]

by December 31, 2013 Patterns & Projects
Bonus Traditional Ornament Pin Patterns

Bonus Traditional Ornament Pin Patterns

Bonus holiday pin patterns based on a traditional Christmas ornament design By Glenn Stewart In Woodcarving Illustrated Holiday 2013 (Issue 65), Glenn Stewart demonstrated how to carve a holiday pin based on a traditional bulb-shaped ornament. Below are patterns for two other variations on that theme.   CLICK HERE to […]

by November 1, 2013 Holiday Carving, Patterns & Projects
Double-Sided Holiday Ornament

Double-Sided Holiday Ornament

                  Ingenious Turkey/Santa ornament is a real attention getter By Glenn Stewart I carved this turkey one autumn for a fun project. A few weeks later, I was carving Santa faces on different things, like clothespins and pencils. The turkey was close by, […]

by August 21, 2013 Fall Carving, Holiday Carving, Patterns & Projects
Holiday Head-Start Articles

Holiday Head-Start Articles

A collection of holiday articles to give you a leg up on hand-made gifts. We know not everyone has been a subscriber from the beginning, so we’ve gone through out back issues and pulled out a few of our favorite holiday projects to give you a head start to make […]

by July 8, 2013 Holiday Carving, Patterns & Projects