Woodcarving Illustrated Issue 83 Summer 2018
The Summer 2018 issue of the world's best how-to magazine for woodcarvers is packed with patterns, techniques, tips and projects for all skill levels. This issue includes quick-carve projects that are perfect for campouts and teaching kids. Celebrate the patriotic holidays by whittling eagle heads, or capture the sounds of summer with a wood spirit whistle. Try your hand at an action-packed baseball pitcher caricature, or chip-carve a peaceful summer scene. Harold Enlow shows how to carve a classic cowboy—from the iconic hat to the stubbly beard—in 20 easy steps. Karen Henderson reveals her simple trick that lets you handcarve colorful wood to make gorgeous spoons. Desiree Hajny teaches how to combine carving and woodburning techniques to create a fearsome tiger, and Deborah Pompano’s lighthouse pyro pattern is perfect for beginners. But whatever you carve, keep your tools sharp! You can have sharp tools in just 10 minutes by using Bob Duncan’s quick & easy method for hand-sharpening most knives, gouges & v-tools.