Carving Country Characters: Step-by-step Instructions for 18 Projects

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Courier Corporation, 1981 - Crafts & Hobbies - 60 pages
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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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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
CARVING WOODS2
2
HOW TO MAKE A WHITTLING KNIFE
3
PATTERNS8
8
CARVING FACES IN CARICATURE
9
HOW TO CARVE HANDS
12
FINISHINGPAINTING AND STAINING
13
GENTLEMAN GEORGE
15
PANHANDLE PETE
29
SUSIE THE SUPERCOOK
33
MILLIE THE MOPPER
37
DOCTOR PILL39
39
SAGEBRUSH SAL
41
SENATOR HIGGINSNOOPER
43
THE ORATOR45
44
JIMMY THE JOGGER 47
49

MR BEARD19
19
LITTLE JOE
21
BIG MOE
23
SAM THE OLD MAN
25
BIG BILL SHERIFF OF TOQUERVILLE
27
SENIOR CITIZENS51
51
TILLIE
57
RUBE AND ROSIE
60
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