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Relief Carving Projects & Techniques (Best of Wci): Expert Advice and 37 All-Time Favorite Projects and Patterns

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Tried and true relief woodcarving projects and patterns to create an assortment of compelling carvings for the home and beyond.

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Overview

Tried and true relief woodcarving projects and patterns to create an assortment of compelling carvings for the home and beyond.

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Editorial Reviews

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Part of The Best of Woodcarving Illustrated series, this volume collects 37 projects and patterns from Woodcarving Illustrated magazine. Initial chapters explain techniques for measuring carving levels, gluing up panels, using power tools and woodburning, and translating a two-dimensional pattern into three dimensions, followed by instructions for projects for home decor and gifts like lettering, signs and cards, a bulldog bulletin board, a sunflower clock, a deep-relief mantel, kitchen trivets, a snowman collector's plate, quilt squares, a floral sled, and a patriotic flag egg. Included are photos of the finished product and each step in the process, lists of materials and tools needed, and patterns.

Wow! Thirty-seven beautiful patterns and projects are packed into these 144 pages. Not only that, but there is expert advice and techniques to go along with it. The authors show you how to hand carve or power-carve all of these great projects. Carve a pin tail duck or a lighthouse, a majestic stag or even just a simple apple, you will love the details found here. How about an elaborately gilded address sign or a beautiful floral clock all carved in relief. This is an excellent book for the beginner and the expert.

From the Publisher
Part of The Best of Woodcarving Illustrated series, this volume collects 37 projects and patterns from Woodcarving Illustrated magazine. Initial chapters explain techniques for measuring carving levels, gluing up panels, using power tools and woodburning, and translating a two-dimensional pattern into three dimensions, followed by instructions for projects for home decor and gifts like lettering, signs and cards, a bulldog bulletin board, a sunflower clock, a deep-relief mantel, kitchen trivets, a snowman collector's plate, quilt squares, a floral sled, and a patriotic flag egg. Included are photos of the finished product and each step in the process, lists of materials and tools needed, and patterns.

Wow! Thirty-seven beautiful patterns and projects are packed into these 144 pages. Not only that, but there is expert advice and techniques to go along with it. The authors show you how to hand carve or power-carve all of these great projects. Carve a pin tail duck or a lighthouse, a majestic stag or even just a simple apple, you will love the details found here. How about an elaborately gilded address sign or a beautiful floral clock all carved in relief. This is an excellent book for the beginner and the expert.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565235588
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Series: Best of Woodcarving Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 266,865
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Woodcarving Illustrated is the leading how-to magazine for woodcarvers and includes patterns, tips and techniques from our many contributors, and inspiration to spur your imagination to make your own creations.

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Getting Started
Power Carving in Relief
Working with Relief Carving Patterns: Make a Mule Deer Head Portrait
Gluing Up Relief Carving Panels: It's in the Camber
Relief Carving Projects
Trivet Designs Make Great Holiday Gifts
The Grand Old Flag Egg
Kolrosing: Norwegian Line Carving
Carving a Snowman Collector's Plate
Autumn Barn Scene
Relief Carver's Depth Finder
Relief Carve a Magical Fairy Door
Bulldog Bulletin Board and Finishing the Bulldog Bulletin Board
Country Charm Quilt Squares
Hen Board
Relief Carve a Winter Lighthouse
Color Guard
Decorative Floral Sled
Relief Carved Sunflower Clock
Creating a Deep relief Mantel
Lettering, Signs, and Cards
Heirloom Alphabet Blocks
Carve a Sign
Carving a House Sign
Gilding a House Sign
Custom Presentation Plaque
Print Your Own Holiday Cards
Patterns

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