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Issue 172 of Woodcarving magazine is filled with a host of great articles for you. In our Projects section, Mark Gough makes a pirate-head door knocker; Terry Nokes carves a two-part ladle; Steve Bisco creates a delicate floral display; Frank Fox-Wilson carves a pike; Mike Wood makes a pair of bullfinches; and Zoe Gertner creates a relief-carved owl.
In Features, we have the highlights from the 53rd International Woodcarvers Congress; Steven Makin shares his experience of working with people with Alzheimer’s; and we take a look at folk houses in Sanmenyuan, China.
We have some great Techniques pieces for you too. Peter Benson considers how repeated application improves our carving; Nic Westermann explores skewing and slicing cuts; Dave Western carves a Celtic-style mask; and Murray Taylor looks at the art of heraldic design.
We also have all the latest kits and tools in the Carver’s Toolbag, plus our Community pages, featuring From the Editor, updates from the carving community and a peek at our next issue.
All this and more in Woodcarving magazine 172!