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Woodcarving Illustrated magazine - Issue #30 - spring 2005

Length: 100 pages1 hour


In This Issue
Swiss Woodcarvings 18
These classic Swiss carved bears show a variety of ways to showcase a carving in your home.

Wildlife Carving Contest Winners 20
Wood Carving Illustrated, Woodcraft® Supply, announce winners of 2004 contest.

Chip Carve a Classic Spoon Rack 24
Using a few simple tools, assemble, carve and finish an antique replica.

Gunnar the Viking 28
Add-ons make this fierce warrior caricature a great looking project.

Carving in Live Trees 34
Learn how to carve a wood spirit in a tree without killing it.

Koch Sharpening System Put to the Test 41
German sharpening system promises to never burn your tools--ever!

Carve a Realistic Decoy Duck Call 44
A fresh take on classic realistic decoy duck carving techniques creates a collectable call.

Wood Spirits and Green Men 50
Lora S. Irish, Shawn Cipa and Chris Pye share on carving wood spirits--common and uncommon.

Cutthroat Trout 52
Gordon Stiller shares his pattern for a realistic trout.

Schimmel's Carvings 54
Carve a tiger in a turn of the century folk art style.

Carving the Human Ear 60

Bald Eagle "Majesty" 64
Power carve this enduring symbol of freedom, Part 1 of 3.

Observation leads to Inspiration 71
Carver John Taye finds inspiration in day-to-day life.

Best in Show 72
WCI introduces Judges Critique feature with judges' comments from the 2004 AWC International Woodcarvers Congress in Davenport, Iowa.

String Buffer and De-Fuzzer 74
WCI announces Second Poor Man's Tool Contest winner.

2004 International Carver's Conference 76
Highlights from the conference held in Kitchener, Ontario Canada.

Publisher's Letter 4
From Our Mailbag 6
News & Notes 8
Tips & Techniques 10
Reader's Gallery 12
Relief Column from Lora S. Irish 14
Judges Critique 76
Calendar of Events 80
Classifieds 86
Advertising Directory 94
Teacher's Corner 96

On the cover blurb:
Carvings in found show a variety of images, such as this wood spirit carved in drift wood by Jim Wright. For more on carving found wood--including live trees--see page 34.

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