On sale now - issue 132 of Woodcarving magazine

Thursday 25 April 2013


In Issue 132 of Woodcarving, Simon Frost meets the wonderful Illinois bird carver Bob Guge. Michael Painter takes a look at the many virtues of the fluter, Andy Hibberd brings you the final part of his maquette technique series, and Peter Benson has some tips on adding detail and correcting mistakes.

By popular demand, Alan Holtham teaches you all you need to know about bandsaw set-up, and Chris Pye offers some preventative advice on keeping blue edges at bay. Steve Bisco shows us how to create delicate petals and thin leaves with his limewood lily project, Peter Clothier carves and paints a pull-along dog toy, Mike Wood carves and paints two little owls, Zoe Gertner carves a rustic sleeping cat, and Nic Westermann shows you how to carve an attractive fluted bowl.

In this month's Reader's Showcase, we meet Graham Biggs to find out more about his life in carving, and Ben Hawthorne shares a few well-used tips on the many methods of finishing in this month's From the Workshop.

On top of that, we've got the Carver's Toolbag, where we give a roundup of all the latest tools and products specially selected to meet your carving needs, plus news from the BWA and BDWCA and some dates for your diaries.

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Another great issue, so don't miss out on yours!