Woodcarving the Nativity in the Folk Art Style by Shawn Cipa
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Woodcarving the Nativity in the Folk Art Style
By Shawn Cipa

Woodcarving the Nativity in the Folk Art Style

Step-by-Step Instructions and Patterns for a 15-Piece Manger Scene

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Woodcarving the Nativity in the Folk Art Style by Shawn Cipa

Book Description

This creative guide to fashioning a hand-carved wooden nativity scene includes 15 patterns for every character present in the traditional Christmas story from the holy family and the three kings to shepherds and barnyard animals. An overview of tools, sharpening techniques, wood selection, and basic carving cuts is provided. The figurines of Joseph, Mary, and baby Jesus are included with step-by-step instructions from the first to the final cut.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781565232020
ISBN-10: 156523202X
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 215mm x 13mm)
Pages: 72
Imprint: Fox Chapel Publishing
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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