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Magazine Article Invitation: Carve a Cliche!

Magazine Article Invitation: Carve a Cliche!

“When pigs fly.” “Wolf in sheep’s clothing.” “It ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings.” We all use colorful cliches on a daily basis. Now we’re asking you to carve them! Inspired by Vernon DePauw’s opera singer, we’re doing an overview of Carved Cliches. Choose and carve your favorite cliche […]

by December 12, 2016 News
Floyd Rhadigan Named WCI Woodcarver of the Year

Floyd Rhadigan Named WCI Woodcarver of the Year

Normally, folks find out they’ve been named Woodcarving Illustrated’s Woodcarver of the year when I call them up, congratulate them, and then set up a time to call them back for an extensive interview. This year was a little different. Since our 2016 Woodcarver of the Year was teaching at […]

by November 15, 2016 News, Videos
Woodcarving Illustrated Winter 2016 Issue 77

Woodcarving Illustrated Winter 2016 Issue 77

The Winter 2016 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, www.foxchapelpublishing.com or 1-800-457-9112. Scroll down for a sneak peek! In This Issue:   […]

by November 2, 2016 Current Issue, News

Artistry in Wood 2016: New Location, Same Great Show

The staff of Woodcarving Illustrated magazine had a grand time last week at the retooled Artistry in Wood show sponsored by the Dayton (Ohio) Carvers Guild. We saw fantastic woodworking projects, learned some new techniques, chatted with friends, and shared our books and magazines with lots of visitors. After many years at […]

by September 12, 2016 Features, News
Open House News

Open House News

Although we have very much enjoyed hosting our Open House and Woodworking Show for the past three years, we have decided to cancel the show. Our guests, artists, and vendors loved the event, but it is expensive and time consuming to host a show of that quality and, unfortunately, we […]

by August 26, 2016 News, Open House
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
Book Corner

Book Corner

Fox Chapel Publishing has several dozen books in the works at any given moment–books for coloring, crafts, home improvement, travel, and more. In the woodworking department, we have about 20 projects “cooking” right now. Some of them are at the printer, while others are ideas we’ve accepted and are working […]

by July 22, 2016 News
Local Clubs Teach Woodworking

Local Clubs Teach Woodworking

We owe special thanks to the many members of local clubs who volunteered at Fox Chapel’s Open House and Woodworking Show and introduced visitors of all ages to carving, turning, and scroll sawing. Additional volunteers taught woodburning, soap carving, finger knitting, and coloring. Thanks, too, to the sponsors whose support […]

by July 22, 2016 News, Open House

Show Report: Florida Winter National

More than 1,300 carving fans visited the Florida Winter National Wood Art Expo & Competition on January 9 and 10, 2016. The crowd packed the beautiful waterfront convention center to check out hundreds of carvings, as well as to purchase carving supplies and enjoy the fun of a raffle and […]

by January 15, 2016 News
Club News: New Location & Date for 2016 Dayton Carvers’ Artistry in Wood

Club News: New Location & Date for 2016 Dayton Carvers’ Artistry in Wood

“We are moving the 2016 Dayton Artistry in Wood Show to the Roberts Centre, near Wilmington, Ohio,” announced the show’s co-chairmen, Don Worley and Ken Bedel, in early January. The move is in response to a change in ownership of the Dayton Airport Expo Center, the longtime home of the show. Effective […]

by January 15, 2016 News