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High-Relief Wood Carving William Schnute

High-Relief Wood Carving

William Schnute

Published December 31st 2000
ISBN : 9780806993362
Paperback
160 pages
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Filled with ideas, inspiration, instruction, and practical advice, this generously illustrated handbook shows the endless possibilities for innovative, quality woodcarving. Written by a master of the craft, it covers every aspect of this immenselyMoreFilled with ideas, inspiration, instruction, and practical advice, this generously illustrated handbook shows the endless possibilities for innovative, quality woodcarving. Written by a master of the craft, it covers every aspect of this immensely satisfying pastime, from gathering the necessary tools and establishing a work area to selecting a subject and finishing a project. Hundreds of photographs showcasing the authors handiwork highlight the discussions of every topic. Learn the secrets of carving realistic looking leaves, plants, and animals- find out how to select the right wood for a project, and much more. To complete the learning experience, three projects are presented from start to finish in step-by-step photographs, enabling carvers to watch a master at work as if they were right in his workshop.