Introduces the new carver to safety considerations, fundamentals of sharpening, tools and three projects: cowboy boot, a dog and 3-piece stylized nativity. Step-by-step photos and text will lead you through an enjoyable experience. 64pp
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
Chris's new book has 31 fun and rewarding new whittle projects that are quick and easy to make. With detailed instruction and clear photographs, you will learn how to create useful, decorative and fun objects with amost no expense or training. His tips and techniques make whittling accessible and enjoyable for both novices and experienced carvers.
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.