This fascinating book offers a wealth of ideas and advice on designing and making woodcarvings for the home. A broad range of projects provide ideas for everyone from the beginner to the more more experienced carver. Learn how to make bookracks and bookends, rustic picture frames, kitchen utensil containers, a jewellery box and a cabinet for storing your CDs. Detailed instructions with photographs and illustrations take you through the design and making process, giving you the skills and confidence you need. The book shows you how to become an efficient carver and provides wonderful insights into the traditions, practices and craftsmanship of woodcarving. Frederick Wilbur has been a professional woodcarver for thirty years, producing both original and restoration work in a wide variety of styles. He has received the Architectural Woodwork Institute's Award of Excellence. He has written for many of the leading woodcarving magazines and his two previous books, Carving Architectural Detail in Wood and Carving Classical Styles in Wood, are also published by GMC.