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Man in the Moon

Man in the Moon

Simple carving uses just a knife and a scrap of basswood By Dave Stetson In our printing of Dave Stetson’s “Man in the Moon” article (Whittling Volume 2), several photos were flipped—and YOU get to reap the benefits of our mistake! A corrected PDF of the full article is available […]

by June 7, 2013 Patterns & Projects, Whittling
Folk-Art Fish Keychain Holder

Folk-Art Fish Keychain Holder

Create a matching keychain holder for all of your carved fish keychains. By John Reichling In the Woodcarving Illustrated Summer 2013 (Issue 63), John Reichling demonstrated how to carve a folk-art fish keychain. He also provided this keychain holder. To make the holder, cut the outline of the design and […]

by April 25, 2013 Patterns & Projects, Spring Carving
Carving a Stone

Carving a Stone

Creating a realistic rock from wood By Kenny Vermillion Photography by Carl Saathoff In Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2013 (Issue 62), Kenny Vermillion offered a few simple techniques for carving a rock out of wood. Attached below is a full step-by-step article to carve, texture, and paint a stone carved from […]

by February 5, 2013 Patterns & Projects

2012 Woodcarving Illustrated Best Carving Design Contest Nominees

Members of the woodcarving community, take a bow­. You sent a record-breaking number of entries, of outstanding quality, to this year’s Best Carving Design Contest and then turned out in huge numbers to vote. Your enthusiasm, skill, and creativity were a sight to behold. And this happened in a year […]

by July 24, 2012 Best Carving Design Contest Archive

2012 Woodcarving Illustrated Best Carving Design Contest Whittling Category Nominees

There were 16 entries in the whittling category. The editors narrowed the entries down to four nominees, and the winner was selected from those nominees in an online vote. Scroll down to see all of the nominees in the whittling category.

by July 24, 2012 Best Carving Design Contest Archive

2012 Woodcarving Illustrated Best Carving Design Contest Walking Stick Category Nominees

There were 17 entries in the walking stick category. The editors narrowed the entries down to three nominees, and the winner was selected from those nominees in an online vote. Scroll down to see all of the nominees in the walking stick category.

by July 24, 2012 Best Carving Design Contest Archive

2012 Woodcarving Illustrated Best Carving Design Contest Stylized Category Nominees

There were 57 entries in the stylized category. The editors narrowed the entries down to eight nominees, and the winner was selected from those nominees in an online vote. Scroll down to see all of the nominees in the stylized category.

by July 24, 2012 Best Carving Design Contest Archive

2012 Woodcarving Illustrated Best Carving Design Contest Caricature Category Nominees

There were more than 100 entries in the caricature category.  The editors narrowed the entries down to 10 nominees, and the winner was selected from those nominees in an online vote. Scroll down to see all of the nominees in the caricature category.

by July 23, 2012 Best Carving Design Contest Archive

2012 Woodcarving Illustrated Best Carving Design Contest Beginner Category Nominees

There were 67 entries in the beginner category, which was limited to entries from people who had been carving for three years or less. Entries in the beginner category were also excluded from the voting for the Best in Contest. The editors narrowed the entries down to 10 nominees, and […]

by July 23, 2012 Best Carving Design Contest Archive

2012 Woodcarving Illustrated Best Carving Design Contest Relief Category Nominees

There were 88 entries in the relief category. The editors narrowed the entries down to 10 nominees, and the winner was selected from those nominees in an online vote. Scroll down to see all of the nominees in the relief category.

by July 23, 2012 Best Carving Design Contest Archive