A while back I got an email from the assistant
editor of the Russian woodcarving magazine in Moscow, asking for
permission to take information about my mallets to use in an article
they wanted to publish. I gave permission and asked for a copy of
the magazine. I just received my copy.
I took my copy to a store to have it scanned so I could
send Wiktor a copy, but they refused to scan it citing copyright laws. I
pointed out that it was my copyright, but to no avail. I wound up
shooting pictures of the whole thing on my very old copy stand.
I should mention that I have not seen any other magazine
on woodcarving that is so comprehensive and instructive as this one. I
understand that the Moscow woodcarving school is a school where they
train professional woodcarvers, whereas western woodcarvers are mostly
Here is a picture of the cover.
The article is a 2 page spread, so I took a picture of
each of the pages. The right page has my article. Here is the left page.
Itís all about mallets.
My information is in the 2 right columns of the