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WOM's own Mike Bloomquist has released his first instructions DVD, entitled Carving Swedish Trolls With Mike Bloomquist. Learn how to carve theses delightful little trolls and have fun at the same time!

To obtain a copy, contact Mike at <m.bloomquistATverizonDOTnet>








New from Fox Chapel Publishing

Easy Woodcarving: Simple Techniques for Carving and Painting Wood by Cyndi Joslyn

With hundreds of color photos and easy-to-use patterns, Easy Woodcarving is the step-by-step guide for beginner carvers. No previous carving knowledge is needed. Anyone can learn the basics of carving with the easy-to-follow skill-building exercises, clearly defined terms, and the informative chapter on choosing tools and selecting wood. New carvers will discover just how "easy" this craft can be!



llustrated Owl: Screech & Snowy: The Ultimate Reference Guide for Bird Lovers, Woodcarvers, and Arts
by Denny Rogers with color charts by Lori Corbett

Renowned illustrator, woodcarver and wilderness enthusiast, Denny Rogers, delivers over 200 pages of detailed anatomical drawings for the Screech and Snowy Owls. This reference provides meticulously accurate line drawings and clear instructions for rendering the birds' natural behaviors, with scale charts to resize the drawings and exclusive color charts to paint your work. A must-have for any artist!



Great Book of Woodburning: Pyrography Techniques, Patterns and Projects for all Skill Levels
by  Lora S. Irish

Nationally-known artist, Lora Irish, reveals her secrets in this complete woodburning resource. Beginner and advanced pyrographers alike benefit from the 30 original traceable line patterns and the clear step-by-step instructions. An inspiring full-color gallery illustrates the beauty of her finished projects.


Editors Note: When purchasing any of these items, please consider making your purchase from the sponsors of WOM and your local or Internet tool and supply vendors. Those folks are in business to provide us tools, books and supplies not typically available at the local big box store.