Carving Wooden Santas, Elves & Gnomes: 28 Patterns for Hand-Carved Christmas Ornaments and Figures

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Celebrate Your Holiday Cheer with a Handcrafted Santa

From celebrated carver Ross Oar comes Carving Wooden Santas, Elves & Gnomes, a delightful collection of more than 25 different designs featuring Old St. Nick and his friends - each with an entertaining and jolly personality of their own.

-Two complete step-by-step projects: a cheerful Christmas Gnome and a whimsical Wee Santa
-28 charming and detailed ...

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Overview

Celebrate Your Holiday Cheer with a Handcrafted Santa

From celebrated carver Ross Oar comes Carving Wooden Santas, Elves & Gnomes, a delightful collection of more than 25 different designs featuring Old St. Nick and his friends - each with an entertaining and jolly personality of their own.

-Two complete step-by-step projects: a cheerful Christmas Gnome and a whimsical Wee Santa
-28 charming and detailed patterns for carvers of all skill levels - ranging from a traditional Father Christmas to a Skydiving Santa.
-Inspiring and instructive gallery photographs of each finished project.
-Helpful getting started tips and techniques on tools, materials, and finishing.

Whether you want to display a Santa on your fireplace mantel or give a treasured ornament as a gift, Carving Wooden Santas, Elves & Gnomes will have you cheerfully carving all year long in anticipation of the holiday season!

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"A delightful collection of more than 25 different designs featuring Old St. Nick and his friends—each with an entertaining and jolly personality of its own." —"Chip Chats Magazine"
Chip Chats Magazine
A delightful collection of more than 25 different designs featuring Old St. Nick and his friends—each with an entertaining and jolly personality of its own.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565233836
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Series: Woodcarving Illustrated Books
  • Pages: 95
  • Sales rank: 715,312
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Ross Oar has had many years of experience in woodcarving. In 1984, he and his wife, Barbara, began West Falls Woodcarving, a part-time mail-order woodcarving supplies business run out of their home in Orchard Park, New York. Ross also carves commission pieces that range in size from three inches to five and a half feet high and depict all aspects of life, teaches woodcarving classes on a limited basis and participates in woodcarving shows.

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