Decorative Woodcarving by Frederick Wilbur
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Decorative Woodcarving
By Frederick Wilbur

Decorative Woodcarving

Accessories for the Home

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Decorative Woodcarving by Frederick Wilbur

Book Description

This fascinating book offers a wealth of ideas and advice on designing and making woodcarvings for the home. A broad range of projects provide ideas for everyone from the beginner to the more more experienced carver. Learn how to make bookracks and bookends, rustic picture frames, kitchen utensil containers, a jewellery box and a cabinet for storing your CDs. Detailed instructions with photographs and illustrations take you through the design and making process, giving you the skills and confidence you need. The book shows you how to become an efficient carver and provides wonderful insights into the traditions, practices and craftsmanship of woodcarving. Frederick Wilbur has been a professional woodcarver for thirty years, producing both original and restoration work in a wide variety of styles. He has received the Architectural Woodwork Institute's Award of Excellence. He has written for many of the leading woodcarving magazines and his two previous books, Carving Architectural Detail in Wood and Carving Classical Styles in Wood, are also published by GMC.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781565233843
ISBN-10: 1565233840
Format: Paperback / softback
(265mm x 211mm x 13mm)
Pages: 175
Imprint: Fox Chapel Publishing
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Frederick Wilbur

Bemrose on Traditional Woodworking by Frederick Wilbur Bemrose on Traditional Woodworking, Paperback (June 2009)

This three-in-one volume combines a trio of rare classics on artisanal woodworking techniques and designs. Practical instructions, helpful diagrams, and other illustrations explain cabinetry building with metal inlays, cut-out decorative designs, and more.

Decorative Woodcarving by Frederick Wilbur Decorative Woodcarving, Paperback (June 2008)

Helps readers to learn how to make bookracks and bookends, rustic picture frames, kitchen utensil containers, a jewellery box and CD cabinet. This book guides readers through the design and making process, giving them the skills they need to become efficient carvers, whilst gaining insight into woodcarving traditions, practice and craftsmanship.

Carving Classical Styles in Wood by Frederick Wilbur Carving Classical Styles in Wood, Paperback (July 2004)

Having introduced the basic elements of classical style in his previous book, the author now explains how the motifs evolved through the Greek, Roman, Romanesque, Renaissance and Neoclassical periods, and how these motifs can be brought together in the making of chests, benches, cabinets and mirror frames.

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