Learn all the steps necessary to create unique carved wooden Christmas tree ornaments. 132 clear color photos illustrate every step for a songbird project and 23 additional patterns, ranging from an American Goldfinch to a Titmouse. Provide new and exciting challenges, including a unique method for attaching the finished songbird to a tree, wreath, or centerpiece. The text includes necessary references for feather parts, types, groupings, and texturing; eye setting or carving; he tools required to successfully complete these projects, and instruction for painting and sealing the completed ornament. Create heirloom decorative songbird ornaments that will pass down through future generations. This book brings challenges for novices and joy for experienced carvers.
Discover the unique characters hidden inside the strange and wonderful world of Cypress Knees. Inside this book you will find all the tips and techniques you need including: basic instruction, design and compositon featuring 8 patterns, full color gallery of completed carvings, 3 detailed step by step demonstrations of a Kneww Spirit, FAther Christmas and an Elf. 88pp