Magazines & Publications

World of Decoys Magazine This is a free online magazine published by In addition to a new issue each month you can view all of the previous versions as well as special issues on carving techniques and several carving shows. There's a ton of other links that will be of interest to all carvers. Editor Rafton Lefort has done an amazing job of creating a pictorial archive of the bird carving world that's both interesting and inspiring to dig through. Subscription is free or you can simply visit the site to view a current issue. You can donate to the magazine to help insure it keeps on going - we strongly encourage you to do so as you are able.

Wildfowl Carving Magazine debuted in 1985 (as Wildfowl Carving & Collecting Magazine),and is the only magazine dedicated exclusively to the needs of bird carvers. Each of the quarterly issues offers carving and painting demonstrations, live bird reference photos, a pull-out pattern, an extensive events directory, carving news and much more.

Wood Carving Illustrated magazine was launched in the fall of 1997. Regular topics include information and/or patterns on carving duck decoys, realistic animals, Santas, chess sets, chip carving, sharpening techniques, whittling, caricatures, realistic birds, fish, relief carving, power carving and more.

The Australian Woodworker established in 1985, is Australia's most popular woodworking magazine. Published bi-monthly, every issue provides you with projects, technical tips, information on new products, shows and exhibitions, book reviews, profiles of woodworkers, an events calendar, as well as local and International news.

Woodcarving Woodcarving's inspiring features, projects, technical articles and reviews have wide appeal - it is read in 57 countries worldwide. Featuring the work of top professionals and the most talented amateur carvers from around the world, it has a new, picture-led design which offers insight into the process of creating both great and humble carvings.