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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
North Pole Snowman

North Pole Snowman

Simple relief ornament can be carved and painted quickly By Steve Russell While on a trip to Las Vegas, I came across a picture of a snowman on the side of a building. I thought it would make a great Christmas ornament! I made a few changes to the design to […]

by November 1, 2021 eNews: Strop Talk
Woodcarving Illustrated Winter 2021, Issue #97

Woodcarving Illustrated Winter 2021, Issue #97

The Winter 2021 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 October 25, 2021 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
Watchful Santa Ornament

Watchful Santa Ornament

This pierced relief caricature is making a list and checking it twice   By Bob Hershey This jolly fella is a relief carving with vanishing point perspective. The vanishing point of his face is far to the left when you face him, which creates the illusion that he is looking […]

by October 25, 2021 Holiday Carving
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