Pye’s conversational teaching style will encourage you as you follow the step-by-step instructions and work on a number of motifs, as well as projects for low, high, and pierced relief, and in-the-round.
With the help of Chris Pye, you’ll learn to carve: – Four types of molding – A beautiful koi project in three levels of relief carving – A realistic baseball cap in-the-round – A charming wren in-the-round
One of the classic titles on woodcarving is now repackaged and available again. It offers the perfect mix of technical knowledge, instruction, creativity, and projects for carvers who wish to master the most popular animal subjects cougars, rabbits, wolves, dogs, whitetail deer, bighorn sheep, wild mustangs, unicorns, and moose.
The humor and clarity of the easy to follow instructions inspires woodworkers to expand the reach of their carving skills.
The ultimate resource for getting started in woodcarving! All you need to start a rewarding hobby in woodcarving is an x acto knife, some wood, and this book by famed woodcarving instructor, Mary Duke Guldan. With illustrated instructions and detailed patterns, this book will guide you through every step. Select from any of the fully detailed projects for carving sun, dogs, cherub and others. Finishing tips are also included.
Chris's first book was such a huge success, a 2nd edition has been printed bringing you even more excitement with twig whittling. Chris was a real hit at the 2004 Carver's Conference and this new book is sure to get you hooked on this quick, fun, and easy carving style. Grab your pocket knife, a couple of twigs right off the tree in your yard and you will be making delightful little roosters, wildfowl, flowers, and more. What a great carving style that 'travels easy' and is a hit where ever it goes. 68pp