Issue 192 of Woodcarving magazine is filled with a host of great articles for you.
Our Guest Editor, Zoë Gertner, carves a mermaid onto a bowl; introduces artist and woodcarver, Helen Perry; and tells us about the changing nature of carving due to Covid-19.
In our Projects section, Steve Bisco carves a Viking ship onto an oak panel; Dave Western goes back to the drawing board to design cutlery patterns; Peter Benson whittles a chimpanzee; Kevin Alviti tries out the Scandinavian kolrosing technique on a kitchen spatula; Cynthia Rogers begins work on a foliage panel; and woodsman Ben Law carves a Swedish-style trough.
In Techniques, John Samworth continues his series on strapwork by carving spiral patterns; Frederick Wilbur demonstrates volute carving; and Nic Westermann concludes his series on adzes by sharpening the edges.
In Features, French artist and sculptor Ronan Charles explains the history behind his tribute to Marguerite de Valois; Randy Maxey tests Flexcut’s second generation of multi-tools; John Francklow describes the dilemmas posed and solved by four examples of his carvings; William Barsley arrives in Kalimpong in part 2 of his time in India; and we take a look at the marble relief carvings on the Taj Mahal.
We also have updates from the carving community and a peek at our next issue.
All this and more in Woodcarving magazine 192!