Sculpture in Wood

Sculpture in Wood

by Jack C. Rich
     
 

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Down-to-earth, practical book by noted sculptor covers everything you need to know — woods, tools, equipment, carving techniques, finishing, preservation, etc. Especially valuable "dictionary of woods" covers geographical distribution, physical properties, carving characteristics, more. Over 70 photos and drawings illustrate methods and techniques, works by

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Down-to-earth, practical book by noted sculptor covers everything you need to know — woods, tools, equipment, carving techniques, finishing, preservation, etc. Especially valuable "dictionary of woods" covers geographical distribution, physical properties, carving characteristics, more. Over 70 photos and drawings illustrate methods and techniques, works by Brancusi, Henry Moore, Leonard Baskin, other artists.

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A clear and comprehensive practical guide for anyone interested in sculpting wood, originally published in 1970 by Oxford U. Press, and here reprinted on non-acidic paper at a bargain price. Includes 69 photographs and nine line drawings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486271095
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1992
Series:
Quality Paperbacks Series
Edition description:
Dover ed
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.55(d)

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