The Beginner’s Handbook of Woodcarving: With Project Patterns for Line Carving, Relief Carving, Carving in the Round, and Bird Carving

The Beginner's Handbook of Woodcarving: With Project Patterns for Line Carving, Relief Carving, Carving in the Round, and Bird Carving Author Charles Beiderman
ISBN-10 0486256871
ISBN-13 9780486256870
Year 1988-08-01
Pages 192
Language English
Publisher Dover Publications
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An excellent book for all carvers The Mallet A woodcarver is one who can take a scrap of wood breathe life into it with patient skilled hands and make it a warm object of lasting beauty That is creativity say award winning craftsmen Beiderman and Johnston in this well organized and highly instructive guidebook that tells you everything you need to know to create attractive woodcarvings Especially written for the novice it shows how to produce realistic animals flowers and humorous figures in a variety of forms in the round in relief and as line carvings A wide spectrum of more than 60 project patterns offers practical plans and ideas for carvers at all levels of expertise The authors provide a detailed yet easy to follow introduction to carving tools and how to use them There are also helpful hints to guide beginning carvers through difficult stages of carving and expert advice on painting and finishing woodcarving as gifts how to exhibit and enter carvings in competition and much more You ll even find a whole chapter devoted to carving birds Abundantly illustrated with over 200 photographs and detailed line drawings this first paperback edition of The Beginner s Handbook of Woodcarving will be welcomed by any would be woodcarver seeking a thorough reliable and crystal clear introduction to the age old art of carving wood

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Print Workshop Author Christine Schmidt
ISBN-10 9780307965530
Release 2011-08-03
Pages 176