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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
Happy Tree Ornament

Happy Tree Ornament

Quick-carve holiday gift allows you to experiment with making different faces By Larry Green This jovial little caricature really looks great hanging on a Christmas tree. The variety of expressions you could carve for him is endless. Carve one or a forest of ornaments and create on the go by […]

by December 1, 2022 eNews: Strop Talk, Holiday Carving
Chip Carved Snowflakes

Chip Carved Snowflakes

These cookie-sized classics are sweeter than dessert By Tom Noller If you live in Texas, like me, you don’t get to see much snow. So, I decided to make my own. These small snowflakes are fun for beginners since they only use two- and three-sided chips. They are great as […]

by October 28, 2022 Holiday Carving, Patterns & Projects
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
Fantasy Wizard

Fantasy Wizard

Customize this caricature wizard by changing the staff and paint colors By Don Dearolf After the Harry Potter books and movies came out, I was inspired to carve a wizard. That took a back seat to some of my other projects, but when The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey came out, I […]

by September 28, 2022 eNews: Strop Talk, Fall Carving
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
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