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Patriotic Bear

Patriotic Bear

 Celebrate the stars and stripes with a droll version of Uncle Sam By Mike Shipley As you can see, even the forest has its own Uncle Sam. If you prefer, though, you could choose a different color scheme and paint the bear to resemble Abe Lincoln, a leprechaun, or even […]

by June 2, 2021 eNews: Strop Talk, Patterns & Projects
Caricature Pirate Bust

Caricature Pirate Bust

This plumed pillager is better than buried treasure  By Jim Feather Step-by-step photos by Mike Mihalo Why sail the high seas when you could learn to carve this swashbuckling character at home? If you’re new to caricature, this is an excellent project to begin with. I designed him so the […]

by April 30, 2021 Patterns & Projects
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
Leprechaun Pencils

Leprechaun Pencils

Add some pizzazz to your pencil pouch this St. Patrick’s Day! By Randy True I have always enjoyed carving pencils. You can add a lot of detail in a small space—plus they make personal and practical gifts! The best pencils I’ve found for carving are made of resin or plastic; I […]

by March 10, 2021 eNews: Strop Talk
Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2021, Issue #94

Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2021, Issue #94

The Spring 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 peak!         […]

by January 20, 2021 Current Issue
The WCI Team Carves!

The WCI Team Carves!

The holidays are a perfect time to show love through handmade gifts—and the WCI team is no exception! In the spirit of giving, we unsheathed knives, sharpened gouges, and prepared personal pieces for each of our loved ones. Art director Jon Deck made woodchips fly as he diligently carved a […]

by December 31, 2020 Features
Frosty Challenge

Frosty Challenge

The team at Woodcarving Illustrated asked to see your wackiest interpretation of a snowman—and boy, did you deliver! Tons of silly submissions rolled in from around the country, and picking a winner was a challenge. See a few of our favorites below. (Scroll down to see magazine editor Kaylee Schofield’s […]

by December 30, 2020 News
Folk Art Angel

Folk Art Angel

Simple carving can be used as an ornament, pin, or pendant By Gerald Smith This holiday season, adorn your Christmas tree with a lovely handcarved ornament. Sure to become a new family favorite, this sweet and simple folk art angel has minimal details, making it a perfect project for beginners. […]

by December 8, 2020 eNews: Strop Talk
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
Woodcarving Illustrated Winter 2020, Issue #93

Woodcarving Illustrated Winter 2020, Issue #93

The Winter 2020 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 peak!         […]

by October 22, 2020 Current Issue