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Carving Found Wood

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Attention, woodcarvers! Create beautiful carvings from natural materials like cypress knees, burls, driftwood, and weathered wood. Here are tips, techniques, and an amazing gallery from today's top carvers. Discover how to create amazing woodcarvings from "found" substances like driftwood and weathered wood! Part of the magic of woodcarving is taking a raw block of wood and molding it into a form with features, details, and texture. The book includes an incredible gallery from today's top carvers as well as scavenging and woodcarving tips, techniques, and methods. It also includes step-by-step tutorials that can walk the woodcarver, regardless of their experience, through the entire woodcarving project. Each project is presented by renowned and acknowledged expert carvers and artists that specialize in finding "diamonds in the rough." They look at a piece of used wood and see its potential, mapping out a design and carving it to bring a piece of leftover, weathered wood into the status of woodcarving masterpiece. Artists that are included: Jack Portice, Carol Jean Boyd, Debbe Edwards, Rick Jensen. David Neener, Marshal Artime, John Burke, Jim Wright, Gary Falin, Renee Manning. Each of these artists is an expert carver, world-class creator, and superb scavenger for found wood. In

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Pages 96
Publish Date 2002-09-10
Size 8.5" x 11.0" x 0.264"
Author Vic Hood
Product Form Paperback / softback

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