Description - Carving Santas for Today by Tom Wolfe
Tom Wolfe's Santa Claus carvings have enchanted carvers and collectors alike with their joviality and character. By popular demand, he revisits Old Saint Nick with a carving of the "jolly old elf" walking with a cane...perhaps to get the sleigh ready for its overnight journey. With 340 color photographs the reader is taken step-by-step through the carving process. Easy-to-follow instructions review some of the basic techniques of carving caricatures before introducing some new tricks for carving and finishing the figures A large gallery offering four-sided views of a variety of Santas, is a useful guide. The exciting variety of Santas will inspire carvers to produce full figure carvings, busts, ornaments, bottle stoppers, and more. A great book for woodcarvers of all ages.
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(279mm x 216mm x mm)
Schiffer Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Tom Wolfe
With nearly 50 books and 100s of seminars behind him, Tom Wolfe is a preeminent character carver and has shared his knowledge with thousands of carvers. He lives near Boone, North Carolina, where his shop is at Grandfather Mountain.