Tools, Materials and Equipment v. 2 New edition
By (author) Chris Pye
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Woodcarving by Chris Pye
Book DescriptionThis second volume covers many subjects of vital importance to the woodcarver, from the preparatory work of drawing and modelling to the many different finishes which can be applied to the completed carving. Methods of holding the work safely are described in detail, with plans for several useful appliances which readers can make for themselves. There is also a section on wood itself, and how to make the most of its many contradictory qualities.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781861082022
(276mm x 210mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 9-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Chris Pye
Wood Spirits and Green Men, Paperback (January 2015)
Green men and wood spirits, historical symbols that link the forces of nature and humanity, have re-emerged as popular subjects for woodcarvers and other artists. This is a sourcebook for carving these classic figures. It offers a short history and evolution of the green man and wood spirit symbols.
Chris Pye's Woodcarving Course & Reference Manual, Paperback (October 2010)
A comprehensive guide for those who want to learn carving, this manual provides a handful of lessons, including how to choose the best woods, safe tool handling tips, making cuts, and executing a variety of techniques.
Carving on Turning, Paperback (December 1998)» View all books by Chris Pye
An illustrated guide to new approaches to woodturning and carving. Three basic chapters are followed by 12 illustrated projects covering decorative marks, lettering, low-relief and pierced-relief carving, working in the round and shaping. Advice is given on tools and how to sharpen them.
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Author Biography - Chris Pye
Chris Pye has been a professional woodcarver for more than 20 years and writes extensively about the subject. His previous GMC books are Carving on Turning (1995), Lettercarving in Wood (1997), Relief Carving in Wood (1998) and Elements of Woodcarving (2000).
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