In addition to the artful patterns, this book features in-depth teaching on carving and an overview of the necessary tools. For those who learn by watching, the 160 full-color photographical step-by-step demonstration is the next best thing to having your very own carving instructor! You will learn how to carve: - Angel - Cat - Several Santas - Snowmen - Moon - Wizard The book starts with an introduction to carving, an overview of tools and technique tips. Then, the author takes the reader step-by-step through two projects: one Santa and an angel. Following are twenty patterns complete with full color photographs (taken at varying angles) and finishing tips and techniques.