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Description - The Weekend Crafter (R): Woodcarving by John Hillyer

Woodcarving is fun, any way you cut it! Whether your interest lies in chip, incised, pierced, relief, sculptural or architectural carving - or if you just to whittle your weekend away - this book contains what you need to gain self-confidence in the craft. * 50 great projects for beginners and weekend carvers: - trout key chain - letter opener - scotty dog - stretching cat - love spoon - - paperweight - spirit face walking stick - inscribed plate - carved egg - * Basics and traditional carving techniques explained: - Tools - Wood - Patterns & Blanks - Selecting knives & gouges - Cutting - - Carving techniques - Sanding & Finishing - Safety - Ideas & Designs - * Beginners to the craft will find it easy to learn carving and whittling and to make great-looking pieces they will be proud to display and use and to give as gifts. * The Weekend Crafter series allows you to tackle a new craft in a weekend, with projects completed on a short time scale.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781579902483
ISBN-10: 1579902480
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: Lark Books,U.S.
Publisher: Lark Books,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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