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Whittling 2022 Volume 8

Whittling 2022 Volume 8

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 Basic […]

by August 19, 2022 Special Issues
Chillin’ Penguin Step-by-Step Guide

Chillin’ Penguin Step-by-Step Guide

This cool character makes a great beginner project By Janet Bolyard Here’s a good project to introduce you to caricature-style carving. This aquatic bird will look adorable near a bath, sink, or shelf—even on a windowsill. Getting Started Prepare your soap and center your template. Hold it steady on the […]

by August 19, 2022 Whittling
Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2022, Issue #100

Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2022, Issue #100

The Fall 2022 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!    In This Issue […]

by July 29, 2022 Current Issue
Behind the Scenes: Jim and Joan’s Pumpkin Heads Class

Behind the Scenes: Jim and Joan’s Pumpkin Heads Class

Get a behind-the-scenes look of the WCI staff carving and painting pumpkin heads under the tutelage of Jim and Joan Hiser! Then check out the full step-by-step project in our fall issue.     Get the Fall 2022 Issue For more articles like this, subscribe to Woodcarving Illustrated magazine. Plus! Get […]

by July 29, 2022 Behind the Scenes
Halloween Santa

Halloween Santa

Santa lovers will delight in this autumnal take on a classic design By Russell Scott Our Undercover Santa is at it again. This time, he is out on Halloween night, watching how the children behave. Christmas is still a little while away, but when you’re compiling naughty-and-nice lists, every moment […]

by July 28, 2022 Fall Carving
Handcarved Christmas: 40 Beginner-Friendly Projects for Santa, Ornaments, Angels, & More!

Handcarved Christmas: 40 Beginner-Friendly Projects for Santa, Ornaments, Angels, & More!

Handcarved Christmas: 40 Beginner-Friendly Projects for Santa, Ornaments, Angels, & More! Handcarved Christmas from The Best of Woodcarving Illustrated Magazine, $19.99 It’s never too early to start carving gifts for the holidays! This newly updated compilation carving book is packed with 40 classic, heartwarming projects from the archives of Woodcarving Illustrated magazine. […]

by July 26, 2022 News
Woodcarving Illustrated Summer 2022, Issue #99

Woodcarving Illustrated Summer 2022, Issue #99

The Summer 2022 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!   In This Issue […]

by June 30, 2022 Current Issue
Schaaf’s New Tool Sets

Schaaf’s New Tool Sets

Take your pick from three sets of hard-working hand tools that really hold an edge By Lora S. Irish and Staff of Woodcarving Illustrated MSRP $112.95 (Foundation Set, factory sharpened) $51.95 (Detail Set) $78.95 (Expansion Set)  Schaaftools.com Three years ago, the WCI team reviewed Schaaf’s brand-new 12-piece foundation set with […]

by June 29, 2022 Product Reviews
Whittling an Eagle Head

Whittling an Eagle Head

Celebrate the patriotic summer holidays with these quick carvings By Pete Zanauskas Carve these easy eagle heads to celebrate Fourth of July and Veteran’s Day. You can use a band saw to mass-produce blanks, and then carry them with you to whittle in your spare time. I turned mine into pins, […]

by May 25, 2022 eNews: Strop Talk
Quick Whittles: 16 Caricature Projects to Carve in a Sitting

Quick Whittles: 16 Caricature Projects to Carve in a Sitting

The ultimate guide to whittling quick and quirky caricature projects! Quick Whittles by Sara Barraclough, $12.99 I am really excited to share this new group of projects with you! My hope is that there will be a takeaway for anyone and everyone to help build and expand their skills and […]

by May 19, 2022 News