A retired electrician, Bill Janney has a full-time gunstock carving business. His work has been displayed at the SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show held in Dallas, Texas, the Ward World Championship Carving Competition in Ocean City, Maryland, and featured in Chip Chats and Rifle magazines. Bill has also produced videos and appeared on a PBS-TV program called American Woodshop. A blue-ribbon winner and Paragrave's Master Carver, Bill teaches carving around the United States. He lives in Middletown, Ohio. A schedule of his classes and other information is on his website, www.BillJanney.com.
Gunstock Carving: The Most Complete Guide to Carving and Engraving Gunstocksby Bill Janney
Learn to create one-of-a kind, carved gunstocks with this complete guide from award-winning carver Bill Janney. Includes step-by-step carving demonstrations, 20 pages of wildlife and ornamental patterns, and an overview of tools, materials, and safety precautions.
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A well illustrated guide for the beginning carver. Some of the techniques are hard to visualize or understand unless you also see it on his DVD.