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Great Book of Woodburning: Pyrography Techniques, Patterns and Projects for All Skill Levels

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Renowned author, Lora S. Irish, shares her secrets on creating stunning pyrography. Inside you'll find techniques, patterns, projects, and gallery.

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Overview

Renowned author, Lora S. Irish, shares her secrets on creating stunning pyrography. Inside you'll find techniques, patterns, projects, and gallery.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565232877
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2006
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 82,582
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author.In addition to her work as an author, in 1997, working from her home studio, Lora and her husband, Michael, created www.carvingpatterns.com, an Internet-based studio focusing on online tutorials, projects, and patterns created exclusively by Lora for crafters and artisans. The website offers more than 1,500 patterns in various subject categories, including Americana, Animal and Wildlife, Celtic Knots, Dragons and Beasts, Nautical and Sea Life, Spirit People, and many more. Lora continues to provide new patterns-and inspiration to many artists-at the site. Lora also contributes a regular relief carving pattern column to Woodcarving Illustrated magazine and is a frequent contributor to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazine.

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Table of Contents

About the Author...viii
Introduction...1
Gallery...3
Part One: Woodburning Basics...11
Woodburning Tools and Equipment...12
Selecting Wood for Woodburning...18
Preparing the Surface...22
Finishing Steps for Woodburning...26
Part Two: Practice...31
Using Shading and Texture...32
Creating a Practice Board...40
Patterns for Practice...52
Composition of a Good Woodburning...66
Part Three: Projects & Patterns...89
Beginning Projects...90
Creating the Dragonette Step-by-Step...91
Dragonette Chessboard...101
OUr Daily Bread...106
Goldfish...108
Ivy Line...110
Wild Rose Corner...111
My Room Gingerbread Man...112
Single Briar Rose...114
Summer Morning Sun Face...115
Pentagram Star...116
Intermediate Projectrs...118
Creating the Mallard Drake Step-by-Step...119
Buffalo Skull Dream Weaver Circle...134
Western Horse...136
New York's Finest...138
Old-Timer Fireman...140
Solar Flare Sun Face...141
Mule Deer Portrait...142
White-Tailed Deer Lodge...144
American Eagle...146
Berry Green Man...148
Oak Man...150
Advanced Projects...152
Creating The Country Church Step-by-Step...153
Cowboy Boots...166
The Philadelphia Derringer...170
Western Dragon...172
The End of the Road...174
Grandpa's Pride and Joy...178
Hide 'n Seek...180
Horned Owl...182
Harrisburg Star Barn...184
Our Town Mantel...186
Bank Barn...188
Church Mantel...188
Glossary...190
Index...191

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  • Posted February 20, 2010

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    Want to get HOT?

    Tells & shows you just about everything you'd ever want to know about Pyrography. Wood burning art.

    Projects are well described, patterns are clear and instructions plain. You would do well to have this in your craft library.

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  • Posted March 14, 2014

    Excellent book for the novice - great learning tool

    This book would be excellent for someone just starting out and for someone with more experience looking for advanced information. Have it open next to you as you learn and it would be almost impossible to go wrong.

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