Holiday Carving

Double-Sided Holiday Ornament

Double-Sided Holiday Ornament

                  Ingenious Turkey/Santa ornament is a real attention getter By Glenn Stewart I┬ácarved this turkey one autumn for a fun project. A few weeks later, I was carving Santa faces on different things, like clothespins and pencils. The turkey was close by, […]

by August 21, 2013 Fall Carving, Holiday Carving, Patterns & Projects
Holiday Head-Start Articles

Holiday Head-Start Articles

A collection of holiday articles to give you a leg up on hand-made gifts. We know not everyone has been a subscriber from the beginning, so we’ve gone through out back issues and pulled out a few of our favorite holiday projects to give you a head start to make […]

by July 8, 2013 Holiday Carving, Patterns & Projects
Build a Dancing Santa

Build a Dancing Santa

Turn the crank to make this carving. While this Santa carving is nice by itself, the simple mechanism that turns it into an automaton makes it fun for people of all ages. Just turn the crank, and the simple mechanism rotates the santa and lifts him into the air. Scroll […]

by November 18, 2011 Holiday Carving, Videos
Super Simple Santa, Fisherman, Soldier Ornaments

Super Simple Santa, Fisherman, Soldier Ornaments

Faces are quick and easy when you hide the eyes By Don Worley Many people are familiar with the tiny biting insect called the no-see-um. I created a series of carvings I call no-see-ums because the eyes are hidden by hats or hair. Designed to eliminate the task of carving […]

by July 26, 2011 Holiday Carving, Patterns & Projects
Carving a Santa Part 5

Carving a Santa Part 5

Gene Messer shows how to carve a Santa. Part 5 of Gene Messer’s video on carving a Santa.

by November 8, 2010 Holiday Carving, Videos
Carving a Santa Part 4

Carving a Santa Part 4

Gene Messer shows how to carve a Santa. Part 4 of Gene Messer’s video on carving a Santa.

by November 1, 2010 Holiday Carving, Videos
Carving a Santa Part 3

Carving a Santa Part 3

Gene Messer shows how to carve a Santa. Part 3 of Gene Messer’s video on carving a Santa.

by October 25, 2010 Holiday Carving, Videos
Carving a Santa Part 2

Carving a Santa Part 2

Gene Messer shows how to carve a Santa. Part 2 of Gene Messer’s video on carving a Santa.

by October 18, 2010 Holiday Carving, Videos
Carving a Santa Part 1

Carving a Santa Part 1

Gene Messer shows how to carve a Santa. Part 1 of Gene Messer’s video on carving a Santa.

by October 11, 2010 Holiday Carving, Videos
Shelf Sitter Elf

Shelf Sitter Elf

Fantasy caricature hangs out on any ledge By Floyd Rhadigan I love to create projects that incorporate my two passions: fantasy literature and caricature carving. This little elf shelf sitter, guaranteed to elicit a smile, blends the two together perfectly. Fantasy caricatures are a lot of fun because they allow […]

by September 2, 2010 Holiday Carving, Patterns & Projects