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30 Holiday Patterns for Carvers

30 Holiday Patterns for Carvers

Al Streetman

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Having an Al Streetman book is liking having your own personal carving instructor sit down on the back porch with you. His easygoing Oklahoma ways and his patient, soothing voice are evident in the simple instructions, as though he were right there with you, carving blade in hand, leading you through the simple step-by-step task of characterization. And that’s where the Streetman’s true brilliance lies—he is a master of the character, and this book is rich with them. There are 30 patterns, with something for every holiday of the year, in here. Streetman’s instructions, clear photos, and meticulously drawn patterns will make an expert of beginners, and offer experts a challenge. Many people simply trace his well-drawn patterns on thin flat board or cardboard and paint them for tree ornaments.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 106 color photos, 48 illustrations | 64 pp
ISBN13: 9780764305146 | Binding: soft cover

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