Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2019, Issue 88

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Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2019, Issue 88

The Fall 2019 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.

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Sunken Treasure

A team hunts underwater for some very special wood

By Kaylee Schofield 

  Working with Sinker Wood

Experts evaluate Blue Bayou cypress for various projects

By the Staff of Woodcarving Illustrated 

Product Review: Dockyard Miniature Carving Tools

The company’s popular gouges, chisels, and V-tools are now better than ever

By Bob Duncan


Autumn Jewelry

Power carve a lovely array of wearable acorns and leaves

By Keoma McCaffrey

Chip-Carved Ball-Foot Box

Layered leaf and wave designs evoke a breezy afternoon in the woods

By Marty Leenhouts


Pickin’ & Grinnin’

Fur, grass, cloth, wood–try out a multitude of textures on this cheeky beaver

By Bob Hershey

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Making a Mobius

This eye-catching creation will make you want to do the twist

By Tom Borecki 

Cat and Moon Pendant 

Practice hand carving hardwood with this friendly feline charm

By Massimo Assumma

Power Carving a Golden Retriever 

While away the dog days on this noble canine project

By Lori Andrews

Jack the Pumpkin

You won’t need a fairy godmother to bring this gourd to life

By Larry Green

Old World Halloween Ornaments

Carve a rustic jack-o’-lantern and not-so-creepy kitty

By Jill Motovidlak 

Making a Mummy

Use a micro tool to awaken this cheerful keeper of the crypt

By Mitch Cartledge 

Whittle a Wily Witch Pin

No need for toil and trouble on this simple flat-plane hag!

By Tom Hines 

Count Dracula 

Hone your carving and painting skills on this toothy troublemaker

By Dwayne Gosnell 

Burning the Raven

Learn to create feather and stone textures with this Poe-worthy portrait

By Valarie Connell

Classic Oak Leaf Frame

This practical (and pretty) pierced design is a walk in the park

By Mark Fortune 

Customize a Fan Bear

Show your favorite sports nuts they’re #1 with personalized caricatures

By Eric Owens

Online Exclusives

Bonus Patterns:

Get the plans for Tom Hindes’ spooky coffin display box.

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Video Extras:

See behind-the-scenes videos of Bartholomew Beaver taking shape!

Watch Keoma McCaffrey add details to her autumn jewelry.

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