The Big Book of Whittling and Woodcarving

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1989 - Crafts & Hobbies - 188 pages
Comprehensive sourcebook of ideas and designs ranging from simple projects (charms, pendants) to more elaborate objects (stylized birds, caricatures, rocking horse). Over 1,000 illustrations and photographs, plus useful suggestions help beginners and experienced woodworkers create Noah's ark, nativity scene, masks and hundreds of other items.
 

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Contents

By Way of Introduction 1 Skipper Saml
68
Portable Paintable Farm Barn 10 A Breton Figure
74
More 3D Effects with LowRelief Carving 16 Eight Figures for Comparison
80
Whittled Footwear 20 Farm People Fishermen Lapps Trolls
88
Basics in Carving Animals 26 Proved Examples by Skilled Sculptors
94
More Animals to Carve 33 Some Are Almost Symbolic
100
Mobile of Bali Birds 42 Three Types and Three Scenes
106
Noahs Legendary Ark 50 Mahogany in part Rocking Horse
120
Masks for Wear or Decoration 62 HumptyDumpty Rocker
128
Carved Fist 129 Elaborate Carving in a Soupbone 160
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More Improvisations 138 Repairing Broken Carvings 170
139
The Ecology Door
145
A Montage of Monsters
152
Eskimo Carving
158
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