The Work of Chris Hammack

The holiday 2010 issue of Woodcarving Illustrated includes an article on Chris Hammack. Chris started out carving wood, and then explored a career in the giftware industry before returning to his roots. Influenced by great carvers such as Andy Anderson, Harold Enlow, and Claude Bolton, Chris knew early on that […]

by November 9, 2010 Features

Autographed Copy of Fine Art of Carving Lovespoons

Want to win an autographed copy of Fine Art of Carving Lovespoons by David Western? Just follow the link to enter.  Hurry, the contest ends November 30, 2010. Bruce B. from Mt. Vernon, IN won this contest. Fine Art of Carving Lovespoons Understanding, Designing, and Carving Romantic Heirlooms By David Western Learn […]

by October 25, 2010 Features

WCI Issue #52 eNews

Have You Seen Woodcarving Illustrated Issue #52 (wci52)? If Not, Here’s a Sample of What You are Missing! Tom Wolfe is Chosen as the 2010 Woodcarver of the Year! As one of the most prolific authors of woodcarving books in the United States, Tom’s instructional texts have influenced thousands of […]

by September 20, 2010 Features

Gifts for Carvers 2010

Woodcarving Illustrated’s 2010 fall issue (wci52) includes a special advertising section that highlights some terrific gifts for carvers. Scroll down to view the complete list with manufacturer links. Download or flip through the WCI52 Issue Gifts 4 Carvers on Scribd. Gifts Under $700 Graphic Transfer – Bare Bones Kit Delta […]

by August 13, 2010 Features
Best Carving Design Contest – Vote Now

Best Carving Design Contest – Vote Now

Click here to see this year’s entries and begin voting! Woodcarving Illustrated’s readers submitted more than 300 projects in the Best Carving Design Contest. The editorial staff nominated the top pieces in each category (the Editor’s Choice Nominees) and posted them online for you to vote on the contest winners. […]

by July 30, 2010 Features
WCI Issue #51 eNews

WCI Issue #51 eNews

When you carve wood for the sheer joy it gives you, everyday you get to devote to the craft makes you feel good…like being on vacation. To help you make every day of summer feel like vacation we’ve loaded this issue with great features, projects and techniques. From whittling away […]

by June 2, 2010 Features

Andy Anderson’s Custom Carved Furniture

Next time you visit a woodcarving show, take a moment to notice how many dust-weary, saddle-sore cowboys are displayed. All of those carved cowboys can trace their lineage to the work of Andy Anderson. Inspired by a real-life cowboy from Wyoming, “the homeliest man I had ever laid my eyes […]

by June 1, 2010 Features
Woodcarving Illustrated Issue #50 eNews

Woodcarving Illustrated Issue #50 eNews

Since spring is a time for renewal and fresh starts, we’ve loaded the latest issue of Woodcarving Illustrated with great features, projects and techniques to re-energize your carving spirit! Speaking of spirits, why not carve a Green Man with Chris Pye’s guidance or a Magical Fairy Door with Christina White. […]

by March 23, 2010 Features
Best Carving Design Contest

Best Carving Design Contest

We’re looking for talented individuals to share their original creations. Participants compete for valuable prizes and earn the opportunity to become Woodcarving Illustrated’s next new contributor. Enter as many projects as you wish, but entries must be your original designs. Projects cannot have been previously entered in a WCI-sponsored contest. […]

by March 9, 2010 Features
Whittler on a Mission

Whittler on a Mission

For more than twenty years, Rick Wiebe, who lives in Westbank, British Columbia, Canada, served as a pastor. During that time, he took a special interest in helping the congregation’s youth. After retiring from the ministry, he launched a different kind of mission—teaching kids to whittle with a pocketknife. “I’ve […]

by March 2, 2010 Features