Articles by: Kristen Scanlan

Pat Godin is the 2002 Woodcarver of the Year

Pat Godin is the 2002 Woodcarver of the Year

Few have had the impact on the world of wildfowl carving that Pat Godin has had. He is known to nearly everyone who has carved, burned, painted, and mounted a bird as a promoter of the art form through his blue-ribbon-winning work that includes eight World Championship titles, his books, […]

by October 2, 2016 Wood Carver of the Year
Harold Enlow is the 2001 Woodcarver of the Year

Harold Enlow is the 2001 Woodcarver of the Year

By Roger Schroeder I was more than a little nervous before meeting Harold Enlow. Friends and acquaintances had been telling me that he is somewhat of a living legend, a prime mover in getting caricature carvings recognized and accepted as a form of art in the United States. In fact, […]

by October 1, 2016 Wood Carver of the Year
Pumpkin Carver Extraordinaire

Pumpkin Carver Extraordinaire

Lundy Cupp carves amazing portraits in pumpkins By Taylor Calta Lundy Cupp accidentally discovered his talent for carving in 2005. “I was relaxing in the woods at my fire pit one evening, winding down from the stress of being a criminal fraud investigator, and picked up a piece of wood […]

by September 23, 2016 Features
Tiny Fall Leaf Tiles

Tiny Fall Leaf Tiles

By Cyndi Joslyn These little relief carvings are surprisingly simple to carve and paint. They make an ideal project for beginners and are a lovely diversion from more advanced projects. I originally intended to use the tiles as a border on a turned wooden bowl, but the more I worked […]

by August 30, 2016 Patterns, Projects
Easy Folk Art Fox

Easy Folk Art Fox

By Tim Jumper You’ll need just two knives and a couple of colors to create this folk art fox. He’s fun for Fall decorating or as a toy. INSTRUCTIONS: Band saw the wood for the body. Sand the bottom smooth. Incise the leg lines on the sides and on the front. Use either a knife […]

by August 30, 2016 Patterns, Projects
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 News