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Archive - 2013 05

Sparking debate and feedback from the carving world


Mark Baker

31 May 2013

Being away for a good part of this month in the USA I have to say that I have seen a lot of carving, but carving on turned work. I attended the Provo Woodturning symposium recently and the amount of work which featured carving was staggering. It ranged from simple carved texture to complex carved wo ...

Supporting the carving community...


Simon Frost

28 May 2013

Well, we’ve just wrapped up work on the first issue I’ve worked on from start to finish as Deputy Editor of Woodcarving, and I must say what a great issue it is. I hope you all have your copies of Issue 132 by now, and if you enjoyed the feature on the legendary Illinois bird carver Bob Guge, you’ll ...

Freedom and support equals opportunities


Mark Baker

3 May 2013

There is a wondrous element to carving and that is that we can choose to carve almost anything we see or can imagine as subject matter – skill and rights, etc. permitting. Apart from painting and ceramics and similar such disciplines, this amount of freedom is wonderful and quite liberating, but can ...

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