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 […]
You may have heard these tools referred to as “the world’s smallest chainsaws.” Watch as Woodcarving Illustrated magazine’s technical editor, Bob Duncan, and his assistant, Alex Giagnocavo, demonstrate and review chainsaw carving discs for angle grinders. Bob and Alex will demonstrate proper safety equipment and techniques, show the effectiveness of the […]
In Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2015 (Issue 72), we review the new SawStop Jobsite Saw. This portable table saw combines power and accuracy with the latest in safety technology. The SawStop technology instantly detects if skin comes into contact with the blade and immediately slams a brake into the blade and drops the blade […]
Gene Messer excerpt
In Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2012 (Issue 58), Jack Schmauch showed how to create a folding carving bench. Scroll down to find a 3D SketchUp Model that allows you to rotate the piece and see it from any angle. You MUST download the free SketchUp program or the free SketchUp Viewer […]
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 […]
Helpful How-to Video by Mark Gargac. Bonus content to Mark’s article in Woodcarving Illustrated’s Fall 2011 issue (wci56).
These stylized turtles are fun to carve, and the project is even easier to complete when you can see it from every angle. In Woodcarving Illustrated Summer 2011 (Issue 55), Harry L. Limings, Jr. shares his carving of stack of turtles climbing on top of each other. This 3-D model […]
Gene Messer shows how to carve a Santa. Part 5 of Gene Messer’s video on carving a Santa.
Gene Messer shows how to carve a Santa. Part 4 of Gene Messer’s video on carving a Santa.