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A Second Chance for Trees

A Second Chance for Trees

Eight intrepid carvers give new life to damaged trees worldwide By Kelly Umenhofer Every tree experiences its own cycle of birth, growth and decline. Once a tree dies, it is often cut down and carted off to the wood chipper. Sometimes, though, nearby woodcarvers will come along and use their […]

by May 2, 2022 Features
Mr. Vacation’s Suitcase

Mr. Vacation’s Suitcase

Carve your tourist a suitcase big enough for him to travel the world with By Wayne Laramore I decided to give my vacationer from the summer issue a suitcase for traveling. Of course, it needed to be tattered and worn. Attach the pattern to blank or sketch it on, if desired. Use […]

by May 2, 2022 Patterns & Projects
Tiny Carved Gnome Stumps and Logs

Tiny Carved Gnome Stumps and Logs

Make a log or stump for your gnomes to perch themselves on These little gnomes from the summer issue look great on their own, but they look even better when perched atop a stump in the forest.  To create your own stand for your gnome, follow the provided patterns and […]

by May 2, 2022 Patterns & Projects
New Whittling Release! Whittle 14 Projects with Just One Knife

New Whittling Release! Whittle 14 Projects with Just One Knife

Introducing the Whittling Workbook by James Ray Miller The ultimate beginner-friendly guide to whittling – Shop Now $17.99 A complete guide aimed specifically at beginners or anyone looking to create simple and relaxing carving projects, Whittling Workbook is the perfect source of inspiration! In this 112-page paperback book from flat-plane carver James […]

by March 31, 2022 News
Carving a Relief Caricature

Carving a Relief Caricature

Whether you love hiking or hunting, celebrate your hobby with this easy, adaptable project By Eric Owens I love to hike, and when I look at this guy, I just want to strap on my boots and hit the trail! He is a beginner/intermediate project, and most carvers need a […]

by March 3, 2022 eNews: Strop Talk
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
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
Bucktooth Birdhouse

Bucktooth Birdhouse

Create the perfect home for this grinning avian By Bruce Ankeny  After carving my sassy feathered friend, make him a home that he can flock to. Follow the instructions below or add your own style to make a house that matches your grinning friend’s big personality! Find the bucktooth bird on page 41 in […]

by January 22, 2022 Patterns & Projects
Hand in Glove

Hand in Glove

Want to carve safely without compromising dexterity? Schaaf’s new cut-resistant gloves are just the ticket By the Staff of Woodcarving Illustrated This review originally appeared in the Winter 2021 issue (#97). To purchase the full issue, click HERE!  Protective gloves are the unsung heroes of the carving world—a handy tool […]

by November 18, 2021 Features, Product Reviews
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