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The Complete Book of Woodcarving

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Everything You need to Know to Master the Craft
by Everett Ellenwood

From the history of woodcarving to the various types of carving, from making the first cut to choosing and applying a finish, The Complete Book of Woodcarving gives you the comprehensive knowledge you need to get started and master the craft. Ellenwood has more than three decades of experience as a carver and teacher. He shows you the anatomy of wood and its characteristics to help you determine and select the best wood for your projects, as well as the tools you need, how to sharpen them, and how to use them safely. You'll find the essentials you need, and more. Through seven projects, you'll learn general carving styles from classical to rustic, from chip carving to relief carving, as well as the basics of power carving. Illustrated with color pictures and drawings. 8 1/2" x 11". Softcover.

Whether you're a seasoned woodworker looking to refine your skills, or a carver just beginning to explore the craft, you'll be pleased to add this carving book to your arsenal. Author and award-winning carver Everett Ellenwood distills more than 50 years of knowledge into this comprehensive and informative read, thoughtfully curated to help you hone your talents and build proficiency across multiple carving styles...A handy glossary rounds out this easy-to-follow, must-have resource that woodcarvers can return to again and again at every stage in their carving journey." - Woodcarving Illustrated, Spring 2023

Pages: 275
Binding: TP
Publisher: Fox Chapel

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