Complete Guide to Architectural Carving

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Inside, you will follow Master carver, Kurt Koch, through a variety of progressive carving exercises - each one designed to teach a specific skill. You will start with simple exercises such as carving with and against the grain, and proceed to the more advanced techniques used to carve an elaborate flower banner. By the time you have completed this book, you will be able to tackle any architectural carving project with skill and confidence.

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Overview

Inside, you will follow Master carver, Kurt Koch, through a variety of progressive carving exercises - each one designed to teach a specific skill. You will start with simple exercises such as carving with and against the grain, and proceed to the more advanced techniques used to carve an elaborate flower banner. By the time you have completed this book, you will be able to tackle any architectural carving project with skill and confidence.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565231931
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/2003
  • Pages: 72
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.24 (d)

Meet the Author

Kurt Koch is a master woodcarver from Germany and the inventor of the Koch Sharpening System. He is the author of many internationally acclaimed books on carving and has produced training videos for beginning and master carvers.

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Table of Contents

Getting Started 1
Carving Chart 4
Project One 5
Project Two 12
Project Three 25
Project Four 37
Project Five 45
Project Six 55
Project Seven 64

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