If you have ever wanted to try your hand at chip carving and are looking for an approachable introduction, Chip Carving Starter Guide is the perfect place to begin! Its opening chapters will help you build a solid foundation of knowledge on the basics of chip carving, transferring patterns, applying finishes, and correctly making a variety of chips. You'll then go on to complete 3 step-by-step projects, plus 21 additional patterns, to carve with confidence as you start simple and slowly progress to advance your skills! Featuring complete materials and tools lists, full-size patterns, and expert tips, this must-have guide emphasizes the importance of skill-building and developing your techniques correctly and carefully to ensure success! Author and chip carving artist Charlene Lynum has been chip carving since 1985 and is a regular contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated magazine.