How to Carve Wood: A Book of Projects and Techniques

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Taunton Press, 1984 - Art - 215 pages
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Woodcarver Richard Butz teaches chapter by chapter whittling, chip carving, wildlife carving, relief carving, lettering, and architectural carving. The reader learns by doing, working through carefully illustrated and progressively more challenging exercises and projects. Butz provides scaled patterns for each project and ends each chapter with a gallery of additional projects using the techniques learned.
 

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Contents

Contents
1
Tools and Work Space 1
16
Woods and Finishes 3
39
54
120
70
151
Chip Carving 6 90
193
Relief Carving 7 114
213
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About the author (1984)

Richard Butz and John Montague founded the watercraft studies program at Buffalo State College. They have been involved in boatbuilding for decades.

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