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Carving Spoons, Revised Second Edition

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Carving Spoons, Revised Second Edition is your introduction to learn how to carve these hand-crafted objects of utility and sentiment. Spoon carving instructor Shirley Adler will get you started making beautiful spoons to keep for yourself or give away. All you need are a few small scraps of wood and some common carving tools. Shirley provides step-by-step instructions for shaping the bowl and adding detail to the handle. She offers a thorough introduction to carving basics, from selecting tools and materials to making models, transferring patterns, sanding, finishing, and handling mistakes. The featured 45 ready-to-use patterns offer dozens of mix-and-match designs for both beginning and experienced carvers. A colorful photo gallery shows a gorgeous selection of finished spoons, and an introduction to Welsh and Scandinavian spoon carving traditions provides a rich context for this historical craft.

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Pages 88
Publish Date 2014-09-01
Size 8.5" x 11.0" x 0.2756"
Author Shirley Adler
Product Form Paperback / softback

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Library Journal
"Will interest any carver and is recommended for public libraries"

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About the Author

Shirley Adler is a spoon carving instructor from Denver, Colo., who has been featured in Woodcarving Illustrated magazine.

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