Handcarved Christmas (Best of WCI)

36 Beloved Ornaments, Decorations, and Gifts

Author - Woodcarving Illustrated Editors
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Giving a hand-carved Christmas ornament or gift is as much fun as it is to make one!

This compilation of favorite Christmas carving projects from the archives of Woodcarving Illustrated magazine includes projects and patterns for delightful carvings made from clothespins, caricature ornaments, a Christmas stocking, whittled pencils that make great gifts, a folk art tree topper, an evergreen tree with painting instructions, lovely earrings and much more. Of course, there are lots of Santa projects, too!

Carve 36 of the most beloved holiday carving projects from Woodcarving Illustrated!
  • Ornaments for your tree include an evergreen puzzle, Santas, clothespin carvings, a candy cane squirrel, and more
  • Decorations to deck your halls include a reindeer, an angel, folk art Santa, Mr. and Mrs. Claus, a collector's plate, and more
  • Gifts for your loved ones including Santa pencils and earrings, a Christmas puppy, a folk art angel tree topper, and more
  • Step-by-step instructions for the projects, with full-size patterns and color photos
  • Special techniques like carving intaglio style, creating pierced relief, adding texture with pyrography, and weighting your carvings

You'll find a project inside this Best of Woodcarving Illustrated collection for everyone, from beginners to advanced craftsmen.

This compilation of favorite Christmas carving projects from the archives of Woodcarving Illustrated includes projects and patterns for delightful carvings made from clothespins, caricature ornaments, a Christmas stocking, whittled pencils that make great gifts, a folk art tree topper, an evergreen tree with painting instructions, lovely earrings and much more. And of course, there are many Santa projects as well.

Handcarved Christmas's projects and patterns are from some of carving's leading experts including Shawn Cipa, Floyd Rhadigan, Chris Pye, Don Dearolf, Rick Jensen, Robert Biermann, and Sandy Smith. There's a project inside this Best of Woodcarving Illustrated collection for everyone, from beginners to advanced craftsmen. With step-by-step instructions and color photos, readers are guaranteed a very merry carving experience.

Santa projects inside include:
  • Simple Starter Santa
  • Santa with a Cardinal
  • Folk-Art Santa
  • Weight Watchers Santa
  • Special Delivery Santa
  • And more!
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Weight 1.337500
Pages 144
Size 8.5" x 11" x .3937"
Author Woodcarving Illustrated Editors
Author WCI Editors
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This book contains the best projects from the pages of Woodcarving Illustrated by the following woodcarvers: Shawn Cipa, Floyd Rhadigan, Chris Pye, Don Dearolf, Rick Jensen, Robert Biermann, and Sandy Smith. Woodcarving Illustrated is the leading how-to magazine for woodcarvers and includes patterns, tips and techniques from our many contributors, and inspriation to spur your imagination to make your own creations.

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