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Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2023, Issue #102

Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2023, Issue #102

The Spring 2023 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 16, 2023 Current Issue
The History of Romantic Love Carving

The History of Romantic Love Carving

Lovespoon carver shares the story behind a traditional token of affection By Dave Western Throughout Europe from the early 1600s to the turn of the 20th century, it became popular for young men to make and give gifts to the young women who had captured their hearts. The most popular […]

by January 16, 2023 Features, Patterns & Projects
On-The-Go Carving Desk

On-The-Go Carving Desk

Quick & easy plywood box protects your tools and contains your chips By Tom Noller  I like to take small projects with me when I travel, so I designed and built this combination travel tool carrier and lapboard. It not only holds projects, tools, and reference material, but also collects […]

by December 1, 2022 eNews: Strop Talk
Folk Art Trees

Folk Art Trees

Carve these festive trees to go along with your jolly polar bears By Dave Francis Carve these fun and easy evergreen trees to go with the folk art polar bear from the winter issue. I used a 4″ square, 12″ long piece of basswood, but you can use any size […]

by October 28, 2022 Holiday Carving, Patterns & Projects
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
The Rule of Three

The Rule of Three

Create accurate proportions in your figure carvings By Donald K. Mertz The rule of three is an easy way to envision a human figure in a block of wood before and during the carving process. All human figures have the same basic elements. These elements need to be in proportion […]

by September 28, 2022 eNews: Strop Talk, Techniques
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
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
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
Sophie Sellu Workshop Footage

Sophie Sellu Workshop Footage

See more of Sophie Sellu’s work and some behind-the-scenes footage of her workshop in this exclusive video! Check out Sophie’s full feature article in our spring issue and visit her website.    Get the Spring 2022 Issue For more articles like this, subscribe to Woodcarving Illustrated magazine. Plus! Get digital mini magazines […]

by January 22, 2022 Videos