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Brown Bear

Brown Bear

Wide, concave cuts make this woodland creature as fluffy as he is frightening   By James Miller Photography by Allison Cully See the full step-by-step project in James Miller’s book, Whittling Flat-Plane Animals. There once was a man traveling through a dark forest known to be inhabited by shape-shifting trolls. […]

by October 25, 2021 Whittling
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
Woodcarving Wednesday: Carve an Ivy Leaf Pendant With Giles Newman

Woodcarving Wednesday: Carve an Ivy Leaf Pendant With Giles Newman

Since many of us are spending extra time indoors these days, it’s more important than ever to stay creative and busy. With that in mind, the team at Woodcarving Illustrated will be posting a free beginner-friendly project to our website every Wednesday. So grab a knife and let those woodchips […]

Woodcarving Wednesdays: Whittle a Ladybug

Woodcarving Wednesdays: Whittle a Ladybug

Since many of us are spending extra time indoors these days, it’s more important than ever to stay creative and busy. With that in mind, the team at Woodcarving Illustrated will be posting a free beginner-friendly project to our website every Wednesday. So grab a knife and let those woodchips […]

Woodcarving Wednesdays: Whittle a Bird from a Branch

Woodcarving Wednesdays: Whittle a Bird from a Branch

Since many of us are spending extra time indoors these days, it’s more important than ever to stay creative and busy. With that in mind, the team at Woodcarving Illustrated will be posting a free beginner-friendly project to our website every Wednesday. So grab a knife and let those woodchips […]

Woodcarving Wednesdays: Carving Hair in Cottonwood Bark

Woodcarving Wednesdays: Carving Hair in Cottonwood Bark

Since many of us are spending extra time indoors these days, it’s more important than ever to stay creative and busy. With that in mind, the team at Woodcarving Illustrated will be posting a free beginner-friendly project to our website every Wednesday. So grab a knife and let those woodchips […]

Woodcarving Wednesdays: Learn to Whittle an Angelfish

Woodcarving Wednesdays: Learn to Whittle an Angelfish

Since many of us are spending extra time indoors these days, it’s more important than ever to stay creative and busy. With that in mind, the team at Woodcarving Illustrated will be posting a free beginner-friendly project to our website every Wednesday. So grab a knife and let those woodchips […]

Whittling 2019: Volume 6

Whittling 2019: Volume 6

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! Click HERE to […]

by May 29, 2019 Special Issues, Whittling
Working Wooden Pliers

Working Wooden Pliers

Make a miniature tool with a sharp knife and a few careful cuts Based on a traditional design made famous by Ernest Warther The ability to make multiple interconnected parts from a single piece of wood is a whittler’s specialty—as evidenced by the popularity of chains and cages. These miniature […]

by February 8, 2018 Patterns & Projects, Whittling