Woodcarving: A Manual of Techniques

Woodcarving: A Manual of Techniques

by RegParsons (Author)


This practical manual covers all the most widely practised techniques of the art of woodcarving, and is aimed at the first-time hobbyist and all those for whom woodcarving is an established pastime. Details are given on tools and their care, woods, basic techniques such as blocking in and inlay woodcarving, and the practical applications of woodcarving theory. Wood finishing is also outlined and a selection of projects to try complete this handbook on this fascinating craft. Reg Parsons is a professional woodcarver of some standing, specialising in ships' figureheads, pub signs and animal figures. He contributes regular articles to "Practical Woodworking" magazine, and has taught woodcarving at Adult Education classes for over 10 years.



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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Edition: New edition
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Published: 26 Jul 1993

ISBN 10: 1852237708
ISBN 13: 9781852237707