Professional caricature carver Mike Shipley introduces you to a whole clan of colorful backwoods characters from his native Ozarks. Whether you’re a beginner just learning to whittle, or an old hand looking for some new ideas, this book delivers plenty of fun, inspiration, and satisfaction. More than 100 step-by-step color photographs guide you through whittling, painting, and staining. You’ll learn Mike’s quick and easy “clean-cut” method, plus his original formula for mixing your own wood stain in a blender. All twelve projects feature distinctive patterns with easy-to-follow cut-lines. Whittling Country Folk, Revised Edition also provides valuable “Getting Started” advice on tools, sharpening, wood, and safety, as well as humorous down-home tales about each friendly country character.
|Publisher:||Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)|
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