Woodcarving Illustrated Issue 40 Fall 2007

Woodcarving Illustrated Issue 40 Fall 2007


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First Cuts

A carver’s journey to becoming a member of the Caricature Carvers of America 

2007 Woodcarver of the Year

To see who was honored for their achievements in the carving community! 

Pipe Dreams

By Chuck Coker

Creating beautiful faux ivory carvings from PVC pipe

The Wood Sculptures of Darwin Dower

Historic rural life captured in amazing detail


Ivory Billed Woodpecker

By Gordon and Marsha Stiller 

Laughing Bear

By Jim Villars 

Simple cuts add texture to this happy fellow 

Country Charm Quilt Squares 

By Lora S. Irish 

Classic fruit motifs are easy to carve 

African Elephant 

By Desiree Hajny 

Woodburning makes it easy to reproduce a leathery texture 

English Renaissance Candlesticks 

By Frederick Wilbur 

Repeating design and traditional elements combine for a striking display 

Carving a Traditional Bowl & Spoon 

By David Bragg 

Functional items showcase the beauty of wood 

Colorful Snake Cane 

By Ron Darnell 

Combine realistic and stylized elements for a striking project


Chip-Carved Letters

By Barry McKenzie

Simple block style is easy to carve

Basic Cuts

By Chris Pye 

Master the five basic cuts to increase your carving efficiency


Editor’s Letter 

News & Notes 

From Our Mailbag 

Tips & Techniques 

Reader Gallery 

New Products 

Judge’s Critique 

Relief Column 

Calendar of Events

Coming Features 

Advertising Directory & Classifieds 

Teacher’s Corner