Whether carving signs for personal use or starting a business carving signs for other people, this book is filled with the information professional and hobbyist woodworkers need to get started making wooden signs. It includes tips on which woods work best for outdoor signs, indoor signs, and boat signs, as well as design tips on finishing signs and sign shapes. In addition, techniques for embellishing signs are provided, including hand-carving letters and numbers, carving appliques and relief carvings, and gold leafing.
Author Biography: Greg Krockta has carved, lettered, painted, and gold-leafed more than 6,000 signs. He lives in Smithtown, New York. Roger Schroeder is the editor of Wood Carving Illustrated. He lives in Amityville, New York.
|Publisher:||Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)|