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Woodworking Club Reopenings

Woodworking Club Reopenings

Get back to making woodchips with clubs again By Kelly Umenhofer Since early 2020, woodworking groups have had to move their operations online or cancel them completely due to the pandemic. With COVID-19 state restrictions being lifted, many groups began to meet again in person. Here’s a list of clubs […]

by September 15, 2021 Club News
Whittling 2021 Volume 7

Whittling 2021 Volume 7

Whittling, a special issue of Woodcarving Illustrated, includes a variety of projects, patterns, and features, as well as interesting techniques. This issue is not a part of the regular magazine subscription. It is available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing, foxchapelpublishing.com or 1-800-457-9112. Scroll down for a sneak peek!   Starter Guide […]

by August 25, 2021 Special Issues, Whittling
Trick-or-Treater Project

Trick-or-Treater Project

Carve a basswood blank into a cute pal to take trick-or-treating By Lori Dickie This petite pumpkin trick-or-treater is dressed in festive layers to stay warm during the chilly October night. A few careful cuts and a splash of paint will bring her to life. If you are a fan […]

by August 23, 2021 Special Issues, Whittling
Two-Hour Pelican

Two-Hour Pelican

Carve and paint this comical bird in an afternoon By Don Swartz Even a beginner can finish this carving in an afternoon. It’s a great way to practice making strong, deliberate cuts. Once you master the basic techniques, you can change the shape of some features to personalize them or […]

by August 16, 2021 eNews: Strop Talk
Simple Folk Art Pumpkins

Simple Folk Art Pumpkins

Carve these simple pumpkins to go along with your Spooky Kris Kringle By Dave Francis Carve these fun, quick pumpkins from any size of block of basswood to go along with your Spooky Santa from our fall issue. The block in the video that I carve is made from a […]

by July 23, 2021 Fall Carving, Patterns & Projects
Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2021, Issue #96

Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2021, Issue #96

The Fall 2021 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 peek!   Features     […]

by July 23, 2021 Current Issue
Patriotic Bear

Patriotic Bear

Celebrate the stars and stripes with a droll version of Uncle Sam By Mike Shipley As you can see, even the forest has its own Uncle Sam. If you prefer, though, you could choose a different color scheme and paint the bear to resemble Abe Lincoln, a leprechaun, or even […]

by June 2, 2021 eNews: Strop Talk, Patterns & Projects