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Hand in Glove

Hand in Glove

Want to carve safely without compromising dexterity? Schaaf’s new cut-resistant gloves are just the ticket By the Staff of Woodcarving Illustrated This review originally appeared in the Winter 2021 issue (#97). To purchase the full issue, click HERE!  Protective gloves are the unsung heroes of the carving world—a handy tool […]

by November 18, 2021 Features, Product Reviews
North Pole Snowman

North Pole Snowman

Simple relief ornament can be carved and painted quickly By Steve Russell While on a trip to Las Vegas, I came across a picture of a snowman on the side of a building. I thought it would make a great Christmas ornament! I made a few changes to the design to […]

by November 1, 2021 eNews: Strop Talk
Woodworking Club Reopenings

Woodworking Club Reopenings

Get back to making woodchips with clubs again By Kelly Umenhofer Since early 2020, woodworking groups have had to move their operations online or cancel them completely due to the pandemic. With COVID-19 state restrictions being lifted, many groups began to meet again in person. Here’s a list of clubs […]

by September 15, 2021 Club News
Whittling 2021 Volume 7

Whittling 2021 Volume 7

Whittling, a special issue of Woodcarving Illustrated, includes a variety of projects, patterns, and features, as well as interesting techniques. This issue is not a part of the regular magazine subscription. It is available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing, foxchapelpublishing.com or 1-800-457-9112. Scroll down for a sneak peek!   Starter Guide […]

by August 25, 2021 Special Issues, Whittling
Trick-or-Treater Project

Trick-or-Treater Project

Carve a basswood blank into a cute pal to take trick-or-treating By Lori Dickie This petite pumpkin trick-or-treater is dressed in festive layers to stay warm during the chilly October night. A few careful cuts and a splash of paint will bring her to life. If you are a fan […]

by August 23, 2021 Special Issues, Whittling
Two-Hour Pelican

Two-Hour Pelican

Carve and paint this comical bird in an afternoon By Don Swartz Even a beginner can finish this carving in an afternoon. It’s a great way to practice making strong, deliberate cuts. Once you master the basic techniques, you can change the shape of some features to personalize them or […]

by August 16, 2021 eNews: Strop Talk
Woodcarving Illustrated Summer 2021, Issue #95

Woodcarving Illustrated Summer 2021, Issue #95

The Summer 2021 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, foxchapelpublishing.com or 1-800-457-9112. Scroll down for a sneak peek!         […]

by April 30, 2021 Current Issue
BeaverCraft Beaver Santa

BeaverCraft Beaver Santa

Project courtesy of BeaverCraft   He’s jolly. He’s festive. And he has a beard! But this little guy isn’t your typical Santa Claus. Have fun carving BeaverCraft‘s cute and comical take on ol’ St. Nicholas. We provided the patterns and a video for you to see he’s carved from start […]

by October 23, 2020 Holiday Carving
Online 2020 Carving Courses

Online 2020 Carving Courses

Carving, of Course! Taking a class might look different this year—but it’s not out of the question. That’s why we prepared a short list of online resources available to help you keep those woodchips flying. We’d love to continue adding to the list. If you know of a course, please […]

by September 23, 2020 News
Jack o’Phantom

Jack o’Phantom

By Floyd Rhadigan Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. It’s the one day a year you can be anyone or anything you want to be. We woodcarvers don’t want to be left out, so this pumpkin-headed ghost is my whimsical Halloween treat. Carving the Ghost This piece is not […]