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March-April 2018 WOM

 

Welcome to Woodcarver Online Magazine

1st in Group Human, CCA 2017 Nation­al Car­i­ca­ture Carv­ing Com­pe­ti­tion

Pirate Pete Pros­thet­ics

Dwayne Gos­nell — Hick­o­ry, NC

Hel­lo, Friends in Carv­ing -

Wel­come to the sec­ond issue of Year 22 for Wood­carv­er Online Mag­a­zine.  It’s hard to believe that win­ter may final­ly be over here in North Amer­i­ca, but we are keep­ing our fin­gers crossed.  Fair weath­er, of course, means out­door chores and recre­ation that may pull you away from carv­ing; hope­ful­ly you will ind inspi­ra­tion with­in these pages to keep you carv­ing.

In the next issue of WOM our pho­to gallery will fea­ture  2017 Artistry in Wood.  

In this issue:

  • CCA 2017 Nation­al Car­i­ca­ture Carv­ing Com­pe­ti­tion Win­ners Pho­to Gal­leries
  • Find­ing and Col­lect­ing Cot­ton­wood Bark Revis­it­ed
  • Pete LeClair: Ollie
  • Ol’ Don’s Draw­ing Table: Love Spoon
  • Update to Events, Hap­pen­ings and Goings-On

As always, we wel­come your feed­back, ideas for arti­cles, etc.  Please use the con­tact form on the About page in the menu bar above.  Please sup­port our spon­sors;  just click any of the links in the right menu bar.

Enjoy!

Matt-IWC14

Pho­to by Marc Feath­er­ly at IWC ’14

Matt Kel­ley

Editor/Owner

January-February 2018 WOM

Welcome to Woodcarver Online Magazine

1st in Group E — Car­i­ca­tures — 1st in Class 505 — Com­bin­ing of two or more Group E Sub­jects

Mau­rice Van­der Walle Memo­r­i­al Award — Group E and the CCA Spe­cial Mer­it Award

But Ye Said ‘Twas A Tea Par­ty

Rusty John­son, Tul­sa, OK

 

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Wel­come to the start of Year 22 for Wood­carv­er Online Mag­a­zine.  It’s some­times hard to believe it’s been that long since Bill Judt launched the first edi­tion of World Wide Wood­carv­er Ezine, which lat­er became Wood­carv­er Online Mag­a­zine,  back in 1997.  We will be revis­it­ing some of the arti­cles from those ear­ly years in the com­ing months.   In addi­tion, you can look for­ward to pho­to gal­leries from Inter­na­tion­al Wood­carvers Con­gress ’17,  2017 CCA Car­i­ca­ture Carv­ing Com­pe­ti­tion, and  2017 Artistry in Wood.  

In this issue:

  • Inter­na­tion­al Wood­carvers Con­gress 2017 Pho­to Gal­leries
  • Carv­ing the 1940 Water­front Scene
  • Pete LeClair: Quigley’s Cousin Archie
  • Ol’ Don’s Draw­ing Table: Clown­in’ Around
  • Update to Events, Hap­pen­ings and Goings-On

As always, we wel­come your feed­back, ideas for arti­cles, etc.  Please use the con­tact form on the About page in the menu bar above.  Please sup­port our spon­sors;  just click any of the links in the right menu bar.

Enjoy!

Matt-IWC14

Pho­to by Marc Feath­er­ly at IWC ’14

Matt Kel­ley

Editor/Owner

November-December 2017 WOM

Welcome to Woodcarver Online Magazine


 
Christ­mas Is Com­ing

By Car­ol Leavy

Hel­lo, Friends in Carv­ing -

Wel­come to final 2017 edi­tion of Wood­carv­er Online Mag­a­zine.  It has been a busy year, with lots com­ing up next year, includ­ing the pho­to gal­leries from Inter­na­tion­al Wood­carvers Con­gress ’17 and the 2017 CCA Car­i­ca­ture Carv­ing Com­pe­ti­tion.  

In this issue:

  • San­ta and Friends Gallery 2017
  • Anchor­ing Work Hold­ers
  • Pete LeClair: Carv­ing On The Cor­ner
  • Ol’ Don’s Draw­ing Table: Tooth­pick Temptress
  • Update to Events, Hap­pen­ings and Goings-On

As always, we wel­come your feed­back, ideas for arti­cles, etc.  Please use the con­tact form on the About page in the menu bar above.  Please sup­port our spon­sors;  just click any of the links in the right menu bar.

Enjoy!

Matt-IWC14

Pho­to by Marc Feath­er­ly at IWC ’14

Matt Kel­ley

Editor/Owner

September-October 2017 WOM

 

Welcome to Woodcarver Online Magazine

 
Orna­ment for CCA eBay Sale 2017

CCA Mem­ber Jim His­er, Carlisle, PA

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Wel­come to Sep­tem­ber-Octo­ber 2017 edi­tion of Wood­carv­er Online Mag­a­zine.  This issue could be sub-titled the Car­i­ca­ture Carvers of Amer­i­ca Issue, as there is lots of CCA news to share.

In this issue:

  • Call For Pho­tos — San­ta and Friends Gallery 2017
  • CCA eBay Orna­ment Sale 2017
  • Pho­to Gallery - CCA 2017 Orna­ment Sale 
  • CCA Sem­i­nar 2018
  • W3E Secret Pal at CCA Sem­i­nar 2017
  • Pete LeClair: Cousin Alfie
  • Ol’ Don’s Draw­ing Table: Play­ful Pup
  • Update to Events, Hap­pen­ings and Goings-On

As always, we wel­come your feed­back, ideas for arti­cles, etc.  Please use the con­tact form on the About page in the menu bar above.  Please sup­port our spon­sors;  just click any of the links in the right menu bar.

Enjoy!

Matt-IWC14

Pho­to by Marc Feath­er­ly at IWC ’14

Matt Kel­ley

Editor/Owner

July-August 2017 WOM

 

Welcome to Woodcarver Online Magazine

 Field Mouse

Julio Mar­tinez, Cedar Rapids, IA

First in Class Ani­mals — Real­is­tic, Full Fig­ure, Paint­ed; First in Group D — Ani­mals; Mau­ry Van­der Walle Memo­r­i­al Award (First Place in Group D)

 

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Wel­come to July-August edi­tion of Wood­carv­er Online Mag­a­zine.  This issue includes a casu­al pho­to tour of the IWC ’17 Com­pe­ti­tion for those of you who could not make it to vis­it in per­son.

In this issue:

  • Pho­to Gallery - IWC ’17 Com­pe­ti­tion Casu­al Tour 
  • Pete LeClair: Dylan
  • Ol’ Don’s Draw­ing Table: Mis­cre­ant Magna
  • Update to Events, Hap­pen­ings and Goings-On

As always, we wel­come your feed­back, ideas for arti­cles, etc.  Please use the con­tact form on the About page in the menu bar above.  Please sup­port our spon­sors;  just click any of the links in the right menu bar.

Enjoy!

Matt-IWC14

Pho­to by Marc Feath­er­ly at IWC ’14

Matt Kel­ley

Editor/Owner

May-June 2017 WOM

Welcome to Woodcarver Online Magazine

 Marv Kaiser­satt — Farib­ault, MN

 

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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

As always, we wel­come your feed­back, ideas for arti­cles, etc.  Please use the con­tact form on the About page in the menu bar above.  Please sup­port our spon­sors;  just click any of the links in the right menu bar.

Enjoy!

Matt-IWC14

Pho­to by Marc Feath­er­ly at IWC ’14

Matt Kel­ley

Editor/Owner

March-April 2017 WOM

Welcome to Woodcarver Online Magazine

Fid­dler 

Adi­na Huck­ins — West Fork, AR

AIW 2016 

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Wel­come to March-April edi­tion of Wood­carv­er Online Mag­a­zine.  This issue con­tains the pho­to gal­leries from the Day­ton Carvers Guild Artistry In Wood 2016.  There are some won­der­ful carv­ings in the gal­leries; be sure to take time to check them out.  Please remem­ber that all the win­ners images are click­able to dis­play a much larg­er ver­sion of the pho­tos, so you can real­ly look at the details.

In this issue:

  • Pho­to Gallery - Artistry In Wood 2016 
  • Pete LeClair: Har­grove
  • Ol’ Don’s Draw­ing Table: Carve-A-Troll
  • Notes From The ‘Net: Pho­tograph­ing Carv­ings 
  • Update to Events, Hap­pen­ings and Goings-On

As always, we wel­come your feed­back, ideas for arti­cles, etc.  Please use the con­tact form on the About page in the menu bar above.  Please sup­port our spon­sors (includ­ing the Carver­sCom­pan­ion Cafe­Press Shop, where you can find lots of gifts for the carv­er in your life); just click any of the links in the right menu bar.

Enjoy!

Matt-IWC14

Pho­to by Marc Feath­er­ly at IWC ’14

Matt Kel­ley

Editor/Owner

January-February 2017 WOM

 

Welcome to Woodcarver Online Magazine

2016 Inter­na­tion­al Wood­carvers Con­gress. Award win­ning carv­ings.

In Sight of Home 

Dylan Good­son — Mohawk, MI

IWC 2016 — 1st in Group B — Relief Carv­ing1st in Class 208 — Com­bin­ing 2 or more of the Class­es above; Judge’s Choice — Fred Cogelow

 

Hel­lo, Friends in Carv­ing -

Wel­come to Wood­carv­er Online Mag­a­zine as we start our 21st year of pub­li­ca­tion.  This is one of the largest issues of the year, as it con­tains the pho­to gal­leries from the Inter­na­tion­al Wood­carvers Con­gress 2016.  There are some won­der­ful carv­ings in the gal­leries; be sure to take time to check them out, as well as all the casu­al pho­tos from around Con­gress Week.  Please remem­ber that all the win­ners images are click­able to dis­play a much larg­er ver­sion of the pho­tos, so you can real­ly look at the details.

Please sup­port our spon­sors (includ­ing the Carver­sCom­pan­ion Cafe­Press Shop, where you can find lots of gifts for the carv­er in your life); just click any of the links in the right menu bar.

 

In this issue:

  • Pho­to Gallery - Inter­na­tion­al Wood­carvers Con­gress 2016 
  • Pete LeClair: Oscar
  • Ol’ Don’s Draw­ing Table: Aero­stat Artist
  • Nation­al Muse­um of Wood­carv­ings Auc­tion Announce­ment
  • Update to Events, Hap­pen­ings and Goings-On

As always, we wel­come your feed­back, ideas for arti­cles, etc.  Please use the con­tact form on the About page in the menu bar above.

Enjoy!

Matt-IWC14

Pho­to by Marc Feath­er­ly at IWC ’14

Matt Kel­ley

Editor/Owner

November-December 2016 WOM

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Welcome to Woodcarver Online Magazine

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Old World San­ta 

Bob Her­shey, Lititz, PA

 

Hel­lo, Friends in Carv­ing -

Wel­come to Wood­carv­er Online Mag­a­zine as we com­plete our 20th year of pub­li­ca­tion.   It takes a lot of work to keep this pub­li­ca­tion and the Carver­sCom­pan­ion web site oper­at­ing, but as long as it serves a use­ful func­tion for the carv­ing com­mu­ni­ty, we’ll keep plug­ging away.

Please sup­port our spon­sors (includ­ing the Carver­sCom­pan­ion Cafe­Press Shop, where you can find lots of gifts for the carv­er in your life); just click any of the links in the right menu bar.

For all our read­ers, all over the world, best wish­es in this joy­ous sea­son; Mer­ry Christ­mas, Hap­py Hol­i­days, and a Hap­py New Year in 2017

In this issue:

  • Pho­to Gallery - San­ta and Friends Gallery
  • Ol’ Don’s Draw­ing Table: C and G, Key of B-flat
  • Pete LeClair: Christ­mas Elf
  • Carv­ings From Down Under: John Carriere’s Cobra 
  • Update to Events, Hap­pen­ings and Goings-On

As always, we wel­come your feed­back, ideas for arti­cles, etc.  Please use the con­tact form on the About page in the menu bar above.

Enjoy!

Matt-IWC14

Pho­to by Marc Feath­er­ly at IWC ’14

Matt Kel­ley

Editor/Owner

Sept-Oct 2016 WOM

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Welcome to Woodcarver Online Magazine Volume 20 Issue 5

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Over The Lips And Past The Gums 

Mike Pounders, Lit­tle Rock, AR

First in Bot­tlestop­per, 2016 CCA Car­i­ca­ture Carv­ing Com­pe­ti­tion

Pho­to by Carl Saathoff Por­tray­al Stu­dios

Hel­lo, Friends in Carv­ing -

Wel­come to the fifth issue in the 20th year of Wood­carv­er Online Mag­a­zine.  This year has been fly­ing by, and as always, there is nev­er enough time to carv­er as much as you might like.  Before you know it, the Christ­mas sea­son will be upon us, and with that, the annu­al WOM San­ta (and Friends) Gallery.  We need lots of pho­tos for the gallery, so be sure to check out the Call For Pho­tos arti­cle in this issue.

 

In this issue:

  • Pho­to Gallery - CCA Com­pe­ti­tion 2016 Win­ners
  • Call For Pho­tos — San­ta and Friends Gallery
  • Ol’ Don’s Draw­ing Table: Cow­chip
  • Pete LeClair: Dempsey
  • Will Hay­den Projects: Step-by-step 4 Inch Fig­ure
  • Update to Events, Hap­pen­ings and Goings-On

As always, we wel­come your feed­back, ideas for arti­cles, etc.  Please use the con­tact form on the About page in the menu bar above.

Enjoy!

Matt-IWC14

Pho­to by Marc Feath­er­ly at IWC ’14

Matt Kel­ley

Editor/Owner