Archive for June 2017

May-June 2017 WOM

Welcome to Woodcarver Online Magazine

 Marv Kaisersatt – Faribault, MN


Hello, Friends in Carving

Welcome to May-June edition of Woodcarver Online Magazine.  This issue includes a photo gallery of the carving of Marv Kaisersatt that were exhibited at the Maquoketa Art Experience during Congress Week 2016.

In this issue:

  • Photo Gallery Marv Kaisersatt Caricatures 
  • Pete LeClair: Quigley
  • Ol’ Don’s Drawing Table: Golf Bawls
  • Update to Events, Happenings and Goings-On

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Photo by Marc Featherly at IWC ’14

Matt Kelley


Marv Kaisersatt Gallery

During International Woodcarvers Congress Week 2016, the Maquoketa Art Experience featured an exhibit of the work of Marv Kaisersatt and Fred Cogelow. This issue features a photo gallery of the Kaisersatt pieces that were on display.    (We’ll feature the Cogelow pieces in a future edition).    

Marv Kaisersatt is a nationally renowned caricature carver and long-time member of Caricature Carvers of America.   His body of work includes detailed multi-figure carvings from a single piece of wood, with no add-ons.  He is a multi-year winner at the International Woodcarvers Congress, was the Woodcarving Illustrated Woodcarver of the Year in 2006, and is the author of Creating Caricature Heads in Wood and on Paper.

After you view the gallery below, tour Marv’s studio on the Caricature Carvers Of American web site – click HERE.

During Congress Week 2017, the Maquoketa Art Experience will feature the carvings of Adina Huckins and Janet Cordell, June 10-June 18.   

For more information about the International Woodcarvers Congress click HERE.

For more information about the Maquoketa Art Experience click HERE.  

From Pete LeClair – Quigley


Pete LeClair

Pete LeClair’s Projects

Pete LeClair’s Quigley


Pete LeClair is a well-known carver and teacher, author of three carving books and a member of the Caricature Carvers of America. You may learn more about Pete at his page on the CCA web site. Be sure to tour the rest of the CCA pages when you have a moment. In addition, you may email Pete at peteleclair AT Photos copyright 2001 – 2017 by Pete LeClair.

This pattern may be copied for individual use only; reproduction for resale is prohibited without express written permission.

From “Ol’ Don’s” Drawing Table

OlDonFrom “Ol’ Don” Drawing Table

“Ol’ Don” Burgdorf presents Golf Bawls

To print the pattern, click here; the pattern will open in a new window, and should print on 8.5 x 11 paper. For Printing Hints, click here.

“Ol’ Don” Burgdorf is a carver and artist from Hohenwald, TN. Don’s feature “Doodles ‘n Notes for Carvin’ Folks” appears regularly in Chip Chats, and his patterns are now found in each issue of WOM and in past issues of Carving Magazine. Some of Don’s “Chattering Chippers” patterns can also be seen at the Woodcarver’s Porch pattern page.

Copyright 2011-2017 “Ol’ Don” Burgdorf. This Pattern may be copied for individual use; reproduction for resale is prohibited without express written permission.