Creative Woodcarving for Beginners

Creative Woodcarving for Beginners

Basic Techniques + 50 Projects

Book - 2010
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Whether you're interested in starting a weekend hobby, want to make your own gifts, or would like to develop your artistic talents, woodcarving is a perfect craft to pursue. And this is the ideal book to teach you the basics, providing you with the cumulative knowledge of five experts and step-by-step photos. After an introduction to the most common carving woods and the necessary tools and chisels, you'll find information about using chisels and gouges, and how to take care of them. Then build your skills with the technique chapters -- from chip to relief to sculptural carving -- and surface treatments like painting, varnishing, and burning. Complete this workshop by trying any of the 50 project ideas, including Organic Candleholders, Classical Figures, African Masks, and a Poseable Bear.
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781600595868
1600595863
Call Number: 736.4 BUDEKER
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Subjects: Wood-carving.
Wood-carving -- Patterns.
Woodwork.
Handicraft.

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