The Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab comes to life in this new D-I-Y book. Step-by-step instructions illustrated with 215 color photographs, will help both the beginner and advanced woodcarver learn how to carve this nautical species using power tools. The book features 14 clear, full-size drawings and illustrated, step-by-step directions for carving and painting each part of the crab, including a base and display to hold the completed crab among carved barnacles and grasses. Power-carving tips and techniques are explained as are the proper scientific terms for all of the parts of the crab. A gallery of completed projects will inspire your own creative ideas. A great project for woodcarvers and Chesapeake Bay lovers.