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The Wood Carving Bible
     

The Wood Carving Bible

by Quarto Publishing
 

This hardcover book with internal spiral binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for carpenters and woodworkers to keep near their workbench or toolbox for quick access.The design of this book allows it to lay open flat, which allows for easy and frequent reference, and the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun

Overview

This hardcover book with internal spiral binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for carpenters and woodworkers to keep near their workbench or toolbox for quick access.The design of this book allows it to lay open flat, which allows for easy and frequent reference, and the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners, and provides useful tips for more advanced readers.

Carving is an ancient craft. Carving in wood is a combination of both art and craft. Wood can be shaped into utilitarain objects, such as bowls, boxes, and spoons, or carved into forms purely for aesthetic pleasure.

Master every technique you need to tackle a wide range of projects: choose the right woods and tools; make sketches or dummy models; carve in relief and in the round; explore pierced relief and appliqué; learn how to strengthen fragile forms and deal with unexpected splits and knots; shape bowls inside and out; and choose a finish that will complement your carving.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785827948
Publisher:
Chartwell Books
Publication date:
07/31/2011
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Quarto Publishing Group USA, formed in 2004, creates and publishes illustrated books in North America and sells co-editions of them internationally. The division's imprints include: Book Sales, Cool Springs Press, Creative Publishing international, Fair Winds Press, Harvard Common Press, Moondance, Motorbooks, Quarry Books, QDS, Quiver, Race Point Publishing, Rock Point Gift & Stationery, Rockport Publishers, Seagrass Press, Voyageur Press, Walter Foster Publishing, Walter Foster Jr., and Zenith Press. Subject categories include home improvement, gardening, practical arts and crafts,children's books, transportation, graphic arts, food and drink, sports, military history, Americana, health and body, lifestyle, pets, and music.

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