Chip Carving: Techniques and Patterns

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1984 - Crafts & Hobbies - 126 pages
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Using a minimum of tools, anyone can quickly create beautiful carvings: exquisite patterns, lettering styles, and designs for jewelry boxes, humidors, chair backs, buttons, shingles, and more. Many photos, patterns, and diagrams show how it’s done. “The very best in decorative taste.”—Popular Woodworker. “The most informative book ever...Beautifully illustrated.”—Chip Chats.
 

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Contents

Preface
9
Introduction
11
Selection of Wood
13
Tools
15
Sharpening
17
How to Hold the Knives
20
Borders
23
Grids
33
Freefor m
64
Lettering
77
Cleaning and Finishing
110
Historical Pictures
112
Index
124
About the Author
125
Acknowledgments
126
Copyright

Rosettes
40

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