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Magazine Article Invitation: Carve a Cliche!

Magazine Article Invitation: Carve a Cliche!

“When pigs fly.” “Wolf in sheep’s clothing.” “It ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings.” We all use colorful cliches on a daily basis. Now we’re asking you to carve them! Inspired by Vernon DePauw’s opera singer, we’re doing an overview of Carved Cliches. Choose and carve your favorite cliche […]

by December 12, 2016 News
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
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
New Whittling Release! Whittle 14 Projects with Just One Knife

New Whittling Release! Whittle 14 Projects with Just One Knife

Introducing the Whittling Workbook by James Ray Miller The ultimate beginner-friendly guide to whittling – Shop Now $17.99 A complete guide aimed specifically at beginners or anyone looking to create simple and relaxing carving projects, Whittling Workbook is the perfect source of inspiration! In this 112-page paperback book from flat-plane carver James […]

by March 31, 2022 News
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
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
The Key Marco Cat

The Key Marco Cat

Carve Your Own Key Marco Cat By Jon Deck (Read up on the story of the Key Marco Cat in our spring 2020 issue, available now!) When I first saw the image of the Key Marco Cat, I wanted to carve it. For me, the artifact holds the same fascination […]

by January 29, 2020 News
Sharp Tools, Great Value

Sharp Tools, Great Value

Schaaf Tools offers Swiss quality at a third of the price By Bob Duncan See the full review in the Summer 2019 issue of Woodcarving Illustrated MSRP: $95.95 factory-sharpened; $140.99 professionally sharpened; with free shipping from schaaftools.com As every carver knows, getting good tools can be a challenge. A set […]

by August 14, 2019 News, Product Reviews
We Review the New Pégas Scroll Band Saw

We Review the New Pégas Scroll Band Saw

The new Pégas Scroll Band Saw removes more wood from blanks faster and easier By the Staff of Woodcarving Illustrated $1,440 plus S&H Call 800-847-4188 or e-mail sales@grobetusa.com to find a local retailer Pégas’ new Scroll Band Saw might change how you look at projects—it certainly has for us! The […]

by May 1, 2019 News
Claim Your FREE Downloadable Mini-Issue!

Claim Your FREE Downloadable Mini-Issue!

For a limited time only, Woodcarving Illustrated is offering a FREE downloadable mini-issue of the magazine. If you love carving and woodworking but want to learn more about us before you subscribe, this mini-issue is a perfect sampling of the fun that’s in store! Featuring a springy project with beginner-friendly instructions […]

by March 5, 2019 News, Projects for Beginners
Don’t Miss Out! Plan Your Mid-Wisconsin Chippers Show Visit

Don’t Miss Out! Plan Your Mid-Wisconsin Chippers Show Visit

Show, carving competition, and sale coming May 5, 2019 NOW AT A BIGGER AND BETTER VENUE! Mark your calendars now for the Mid-Wisconsin Chippers Woodcarving Show, Competition, and Sale, which will take place on Sunday, May 5, at the Oshkosh Convention Center in Oshkosh, Wisc., from 9am to 4pm. Activities […]

by February 15, 2019 News