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.