Woodcarving - Projects And Techniques
Photographs: Full colour throughout
This compilation of fascinating articles from Woodcarvingmagazine combines sound technical advice with inspirationalprojects for you to make. Renowned woodcarving author Chris Pyetakes you through each project from concept to completion, guidingyou every step of the way.
? Packed with stunning photographs
? Full colour throughout
? Projects for all levels
? Clear, easy-to-follow instructions
? Full of practical information
? Diverse and appealing projects
Selecting and sharpening a V tool ? Carved mouldings ? Handrailscroll ? Shaping tools ? Carving letters ? Carver?s bench ?Flamboyant Victorian lettering ? Carving stand ? Pineapple finial ?Brackets with lion?s head pediments ? Eagle lectern ? Phoenixarising from a flaming nest ? Carved commemorative book ? Green Man? Seated Buddha ? Wooden bow tie ? Lettered sculpture ? Re-creatingarchitectural designs
About the Author
Chris Pye has been a professional woodcarver for more than 25years. His work is done mainly to commission, with clientsincluding HRH the Prince of Wales, and ranges from architecturalmoldings to figure carving, furniture to lettering, beheads tofireplaces. His previous books for GMT Publications are:Woodcarving Tools, Materials and Equipment (1994), Carving onTurning (1995), Letter carving in Wood (1997), Relief Carving inWood (1998), Elements of Woodcarving (2000), Woodcarving Tools,Materials and Equipment, New Edition (Revised and Expanded, in twovolumes, 2002). He has also written extensively about woodcarvingfor several magazines.
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