On Sale Today - Woodcarving Issue 138

Thursday 24 April 2014

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Issue 138 of Woodcarving magazine is filled with a host of great articles for you. We have Dennis Zongker showing you how to carve an 18th-century-style ball-and-claw foot; John Vardon carves a simple leaf-shaped bowl; Mike Wood carves and paints a striking wall-mounted kingfisher and Steve Bisco instructs you on how to make 'Heraldic beast' bookends. All these and more in our 'Projects' section.

In 'Features' we spend 20 minutes with Paula Noble; we have the last part of Michael Painter's Diary of a professional carver articles; we learn more about woodcarver Janel Jacobson and take a closer look at the Four Crowned Saints that stand on the walls of Orsanmichele, Florence.

We have some great 'Techniques' pieces for you, such as Chris Pye's article on surface finishing, using a variety of carving tools; Andrew Thomas looks as the many benefits of carving knives and what they can be used to create; Iain Whittington carves an acanthus pattern on a box lid; Duane Cartwright carves a mask, inspired by the traditional image of the Green Man and in our 'Technical know-how' section, Peter Benson gives useful hints and tips on carving realistic hair and fur.

We also have our usual 'Tests' section, with the Carver's Toolbag, and our 'Community' pages, featuring from the Editor, club profile and a peek at our next issue.

All this and more in Woodcarving magazine 138! You can also now download a digital copy of the magazine for your iPad, iPhone or Android device and save up to 42%. Click here for further details.