Tuesday 24 December 2013
Don't forget to pick up the January/February 2014 issue of Woodcarving this coming Thursday, which is Boxing Day. Here's a taste of what you can expect to find in issue 136.
To start the New Year we have some fantastic projects for you to make, including Steve Heath's baby elephant; Steve Bisco creates an ornate grape leaf bowl; Duane Cartwright shows you how to carve a dolphin relief panel; we have part 2 of Andrew Thomas' sea lion project and Mike Wood carves and paints a common pheasant.
In techniques, Peter Benson offers some tips on carving a cheetah and Chris Pye talks slicing cuts.
Our features section includes some amazing work from carvers including Gordon Becker, who makes full-size exquisite dancers; we also meet Lizzy Ashworth whose work unites the past with the future, before we spend 20 minutes with carver and bronze sculptor Martin Preston. We also have the next part of Mike Painter's 'Diary of a Pro Carver' series and share a fantastic piece in 'Art of Carving'.
In Carver's Toolbag we have Axminste's Japanese woodcarving knives, the Kirjes Orbicut, the Dremel 4000 and a review on one of Ian Norbury's DVDs.
We also have all your favourite 'Community' pages, including 'Round & About', 'Reader's Showcase' and 'Club Profile'.
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