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Issue 165 of Woodcarving magazine is filled with a host of great articles for you. In ‘Projects’, Peter Benson carves a stylised Christmas angel; Mark Ivan Fortune guides us through the steps to create an unusual miniature frame; Steve Bisco is inspired by a historic woodcarving from the Viking Age; Andrew Thomas makes a stylised reef-dwelling fish; and Mike Wood provides a guide for carving a trio of Wilson’s birds of paradise. In an extract from The Complete Book of Woodcarving, Everett Ellenwood explains how to carve a flower in relief.
In ‘Features’, Steve Bisco looks at Viking art; Anthony Bailey meets woodcarver, sculptor and carpenter Joseph Murphy; Dick Onians shares his personal perspectives on his carving history; in the final Diary of a Student Woodcarver, William Barsley takes us on a tour of the school’s degree show; and the Art of Carving visits the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in India.
We also have some great ‘Techniques’ articles for you, including Dave Western’s guide to making flame-inspired spoons, while Murray Taylor looks at advanced letter carving techniques.
The Carver’s Toolbag offers a festive selection of products that may make excellent presents, plus there’s our ‘Community’ pages featuring From the Editor, a club profile and a peek at our next issue.
All this and more in Woodcarving magazine 165!