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Low-Relief Animal Scenes

Low-Relief Animal Scenes

  Use these designs to carve gunstocks— or anything else! By Lora S. Irish Carving the stock can add personal value and beauty to a gun. No matter your skill level, Lora S. Irish’s new book, 35 Gunstock Carving Patterns, will help you embellish your gunstock and make it a family heirloom that will be […]

by August 11, 2014 Patterns
Carving a Tulip Sign

Carving a Tulip Sign

Before you can paint the sign, you need to carve it. By Betty Padden In Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2014 (Issue 66), Betty Padden demonstrated how to paint a spring tulip with acrylic paints. In order to paint the carving exactly as Betty did, we’ve provided this online bonus how-to article, complete […]

by May 22, 2014 Patterns, Projects
VW Bug Pinewood Derby Car

VW Bug Pinewood Derby Car

By Jon Deck In Pinewood Derby-Stlye Race Cars, Volume 3, Jon Deck demonstrates how to create a car that looks like a classic VW Bug. Attached below are the patterns you can transfer to decal paper to make your car even more realistic.   CLICK HERE to download the Decals Patterns. […]

by May 22, 2014 Patterns, Projects
Dodge Charger Pinewood Derby Car

Dodge Charger Pinewood Derby Car

By Jon Deck In Pinewood Derby-Stlye Race Cars, Volume 3, Jon Deck demonstrates how to create a car that looks like a classic Dodge Charger. Attached below are the patterns you can transfer to decal paper to turn your car into the iconic General Lee from the Dukes of Hazzard.   […]

by May 22, 2014 Patterns, Projects
Pinewood Derby Test Track

Pinewood Derby Test Track

Work out the kinks on your gravity-powered racer before the big day In Pinewood Derby-Style Race Cars 2013, the experts suggest racing and tweaking your car before the race. Below is a short article on how to make your own racetrack.   Materials: PVC lattice strip: 2 each 1/4″ x […]

by December 31, 2013 Patterns, Projects
Caricature Santa Bonus Pattern

Caricature Santa Bonus Pattern

Comical Claus wears his “day after” outfit By Don Dearolf and Jack Kochan Don Dearolf offers this comical take on what Santa would wear the day after Christmas. We’ve included patterns for the one Don carved as well as a pattern based on a Santa long-time illustrator Jack Kochan carved […]

by November 2, 2013 Holiday Carving, Patterns, Projects
Bonus Traditional Ornament Pin Patterns

Bonus Traditional Ornament Pin Patterns

Bonus holiday pin patterns based on a traditional Christmas ornament design By Glenn Stewart In Woodcarving Illustrated Holiday 2013 (Issue 65), Glenn Stewart demonstrated how to carve a holiday pin based on a traditional bulb-shaped ornament. Below are patterns for two other variations on that theme.   CLICK HERE to […]

by November 1, 2013 Holiday Carving, Patterns, Projects
Bonus Tree Pattern

Bonus Tree Pattern

Carve a matching tree from a basswood egg to go along with your snowman By Lori Dickie In the Woodcarving Illustrated Holiday 2013 (Issue 65), Lori Dickie demonstrated how to carve a snowman from a turned basswood egg. Attached below is the pattern for a matching tree that can also […]

by October 31, 2013 Patterns, Projects
Double-Sided Holiday Ornament

Double-Sided Holiday Ornament

                  Ingenious Turkey/Santa ornament is a real attention getter By Glenn Stewart I carved 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 Patterns, Projects