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Learn the intricate skills of creating Japanese netsuke with this concise, step-by-step guide, sure to inspire you whether you are a relative beginner or an experienced and dedicated carver. Japanese netsuke was traditionally created for practical reasons, to secure a valuables pouch to the sash of Japanese garments. They are now highly collectable works of art. Thanks to author and Chairman of the British Woodcarvers Association, Peter Benson, you too can learn this miniature carving style with this beautiful, concise guide that will take you through 9 step-by-step projects. The Art of Carving Netsuke covers the full process and all the techniques required for creating superb, miniature carvings reflecting this Japanese tradition. This book will inspire you - from relative beginners to the experienced and dedicated carver.

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Art of Carving Netsuke, The

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Learn the intricate skills of creating Japanese netsuke with this concise, step-by-step guide, sure to inspire you whether you are a relative beginner or an experienced and dedicated carver.

A new title on the intricate skill of creating Japanese netsuke, traditionally created for practical reasons (to secure a valuables pouch to the sash of Japanese garments), yet now highly collectible works of art. Concise, step-by-step instructions are accompanied by numerous color photographs taking the reader through a wide range of projects. In The Art of Carving Netsuke, author and Chairman of the British Woodcarvers Association, Peter Benson, will inspire carvers of all abilities, from the relative beginner to the experienced and dedicated carver to create their own superb, miniature carvings reflecting Japanese tradition.
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Weight 1.3750
Author Peter Benson
Pages 168
Product Form Paperback
Size 8.5" x 11" x .4375"