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Interchangeable Welcome Sign

Interchangeable Welcome Sign

In Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2014 (Issue 66), Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2014 (Issue 68), and Woodcarving Illustrated Holiday 2014 (Issue 69), Betty Padden demonstrated how to paint seasonal signs. As a bonus, we’ve provided a downloadable pdf of the interchangeable welcome sign pattern.   CLICK HERE to download the welcome sign pattern! CLICK HERE to view the […]

by May 25, 2016 0 comments Patterns, Projects
Carving a Snowman Sign Bonus

Carving a Snowman Sign Bonus

Before you can paint the sign, you need to carve it. In Woodcarving Illustrated Holiday 2014 (Issue 69), Betty Padden demonstrated how to paint a snowman with acrylic paints. In order to paint the carving exactly as Betty did, we’ve provided a downloadable pdf with step-by-step photos of how to carve the snowman along with […]

by May 25, 2016 0 comments Projects
Carving a Pumpkin Sign Bonus

Carving a Pumpkin Sign Bonus

Before you can paint the sign, you need to carve it. In Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2014 (Issue 68), Betty Padden demonstrated how to paint pumpkins with latex paints. In order to paint the carving exactly as Betty did, we’ve provided a downloadable pdf with step-by-step photos of how to carve the pumpkins and […]

by May 25, 2016 0 comments Projects
The Votes are in for the Second People’s Choice Contest 2016

The Votes are in for the Second People’s Choice Contest 2016

Congratulations to the second winners in the 2016 People Choice Contest! We are trying something new this year. Instead of running one big competition, we are breaking it into ongoing mini matches. Plus, we are offering cash prizes! Special thanks to our second contest sponsors, Chipping Away. The second category, […]

A Bird in the Hand

A Bird in the Hand

By Kathleen Ryan Frank Foust would like to bring peace, joy, comfort, and the strength of his faith to the whole world. He uses his woodworking skills to get the job done, one little bird at a time. Since 1982, Frank has carved more than 1,100 wooden birds. “I call […]

by May 2, 2016 0 comments Features, Patterns
VOTE NOW: Chip and Tramp Art Carving 2016 People’s Choice Awards

VOTE NOW: Chip and Tramp Art Carving 2016 People’s Choice Awards

Vote now for the 2016 Woodcarving Illustrated People’s Choice Awards. Here are the finalists for the Chip Carving and Tramp Art Carving sponsored by Flexcut. Voting will end on April 30, and the winners will be announced in the Fall issue of Woodcarving Illustrated  (which will be available in July). The results […]

Call for Entries – Peoples Choice Awards – Ornaments, Painted and Unpainted

Call for Entries – Peoples Choice Awards – Ornaments, Painted and Unpainted

Do you have a great new carving you can’t wait to share with the world? This is your chance to show it off—and maybe collect some cash! Presenting the 2016 Woodcarving Illustrated People’s Choice Awards. Entries are being accepted until June 15, 2016 for: Ornaments – Painted and Unpainted. New This […]

by April 14, 2016 0 comments Contests
Woodcarving Illustrated Summer 2016 issue 75

Woodcarving Illustrated Summer 2016 issue 75

The Summer 2016 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, www.foxchapelpublishing.com, 1-800-457-9112. Scroll down for a sneak peek! . In This […]

by April 13, 2016 0 comments Current Issue
Creating Hand Carved Magnets

Creating Hand Carved Magnets

By Fred Wilbur These nature-themed designs are a wonderful way to hone your skills. They make delightful gifts and add a touch of Gothic flair wherever they are displayed. Be warned—the carved magnets may attract more attention than the pictures or artwork they support! Classic rosettes usually depict a geometric […]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Patterns, Projects
Club News: International Woodcarvers Congress: “A Woodcarving Experience Like No Other”

Club News: International Woodcarvers Congress: “A Woodcarving Experience Like No Other”

The International Woodcarvers Congress celebrates 50 years in 2016, making it the longest running competitively judged annual woodcarving event in the United States. “It’s the premier woodcarving competition in the country,” said the show’s chairman, Larry Yudis. “When carvers enter this competition, they know they are going head-to-head with the […]

by March 23, 2016 0 comments Features