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Woodcarving Illustrated magazine - issue #51 - Summer 2010


Best of Show
By Bob Duncan
Award-winning carvings from the nation's top woodcarving shows

Andy Anderson's Custom Carved Furniture
By Paul Volpp
A unique look a the grandfather of caricature carvings' lesser-known work

Handcarving a Baby Spoon
By Carl Johnson
Quick and easy project makes a unique gift

Whittling Whimsical Bookmarks
By Jack Lund
Playful figures make quick and easy gifts

Carving a Caricature Pig
By Christine Coffman
Charming character makes an ideal beginner project

Turning Branches into Spice Shakers
By Chris Lubkemann
Rustic salt and pepper holders add personality to your table or picnic basket

Make a Moving Magnetic Carving
By Larry Wolterstorff
Clever use of magnets is a fun conversation starter

Power Carving a Polar Bear
By Chuck Solomon and Dave Hamilton
Develop your skills with this easy stylized design

Carving an Army Private
By Arnold Smith
Attention to detail brings this caricature of an enlisted man to life

Sculpting Elegant Horse Head Bookends
By Chris Pye
Stylized carvings are modeled after classic T'ang Dynasty horses

Carve a Stylized Trout
By Tom Dean
Use power tools to create a beautiful carved fish

Relief Carve an Old World Saint
By Nora Hall
Create the look of flowing fabric with classic techniques


Sanding Techniques
By Mike Burton
Decrease sanding time with shop-tested tips

Creating Seashell Decorations
By Robert L. Buyer
Easy techniques unveil the beauty of nature

Building a Carving Arm
By LaVerne 'Sid” Sidler
Shopmade holding device promotes safe carving techniques

Sharpening Chisels
By Mac Proffitt
Create and maintain a sharp edge on chisels and skew chisels


Editor's Letter
From Our Mailbag
News and Notes
Tips and Techniques
Reader Gallery
Relief Column
Calendar of Events
Coming Features
Ad Directory & Classifieds
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