Carving Country Characters: Step-by-step Instructions for 18 Projects
Instructions for beginning and advanced carvers for creating delightful array of salty rascals and spunky gals. Expert advice on tools, types of wood, carving and whittling techniques, wood preparation, planning, painting and finishing. 105 illustrations.
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HOW TO MAKE A WHITTLING KNIFE
CARVING FACES IN CARICATURE
HOW TO CARVE HANDS
FINISHINGPAINTING AND STAINING
SUSIE THE SUPERCOOK
MILLIE THE MOPPER
JIMMY THE JOGGER 47
SAM THE OLD MAN
BIG BILL SHERIFF OF TOQUERVILLE
RUBE AND ROSIE
Apply glue arms avocado belt bench Big Moe boots brim c-clamps C. M. Baker Figure carborundum caricatures Carve the hands carved separately carving faces coping saw Crawley crown Doctor Pill doweled and glued Drill a hole edge Figure 17 Figure 58 FINISHING The hair gouge handle head and body hole drilled inch in diameter inches thick Item jig saw knife blade leg Photo Little Joe natural wood color off-white Paint the shirt painted black paints and stains Panhandle Pete pantograph partially carved pattern for Little Phofo Photo by C. M. piece of wood Project red mahogany Red the Reader removing excess wood Rube and Rosie SAGEBRUSH SAL sand sandpaper scarf shape shoes are stained skirt stained mahogany red stained medium walnut stained Vandyke brown steel wool Step SUGAR PINE SUSIE THE SUPERCOOK tang Tillie trousers umbrella upper torso v-cuts vise Whittlin wood 2 inches wood glue wrist holes