Wood Carving Illustrated - Issue #23 - Summer 2003
Exclusive: Lora S. Irish Relief Pattern. Paint a Black Bear.
Step-by-Step Project: Acanthus Carving.
Native-Style Carvings. Caricature Favorite: Hillbilly Head. Top Ten Safety Tips for Carvers. Build Your Own Tool Holder. WCI's Woodcarver of the Year, Desiree Hajny.
Tool Holder: Lynn Diel designs and builds his own inexpensive tool holder and you can too.
Apple Key Rack: Here’s a fun, quick and functional project for a rainy day.
Product Review: The Flexcut™ Craft Carver set is compact and ideal for entry-level, intermediate and even professional carvers.
Hillbilly Head Harold Enlow walks you through his step-by-step Ozark’s caricature.
Woodcarver of the Year: Meet WCI’s 2003 recipient, Desiree Hajny.
Stylized Carving: This area of carving—where the emphasis is on form over detail—is one of the fastest growing. Visit with and experience carvers of this style.
The Patterns of Lora S. Irish: This Fox Chapel Book's author creates an original pattern exclusively for WCI readers in this magazine and in future issues.
A Master of Acanthus Carving: Born in Norway and trained there in this classic style, Hans Sandom designs and decorates a variety of wooden pieces with this popular motif.
Acanthus Sign Board: A gorgeous sign board can display your carving skills in your home and be a great decorative item.
Carving the Nose: Frank Russell shows how to make your carvings a winner by a nose.
Casting Part II: Dave Stetson demonstrates how to advance to a more difficult carving to mold and cast.
The Native-Style Carvings of Ray Mighells: He draws inspiration from the work of Native Americans and First Nations Peoples.
Black Bear: Wanda Marsh’s painting instructions go hand-in-hand with this project.
Chairpersons of Congress: Volunteers such as Larry and Carol Yudis keep the annual International Woodcarvers Congress in session.
Wood Review: Jelutong Woodcarvers find this relatively light wood—with its soft but firm texture and medium density—exceptionally easy to carve.
Duck Decoys: World Champion Tom Matus shares his tips and techniques for creating a working drake mallard decoy.