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The Carousel of Happiness

The Carousel of Happiness

Vietnam War veteran carves and operates a merry-go-round to remember By Hannah Carroll and Lauren Novosat In the quaint, mountainous community of Nederland, Colo., whose town slogan is ‘life is better up here’, out-of-commission train cars are converted into hip coffee houses, locals are affectionately referred to as ‘Ned Heads,’ […]

by October 28, 2022 Features
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 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
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
Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2022, Issue #98

Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2022, Issue #98

The Spring 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 January 22, 2022 Current Issue
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
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
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