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Carving Realistic Animals with Power, 2nd Edition

Carving Realistic Animals with Power, 2nd Edition

Frank C. Russell

2nd Edition

Available January 2020


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Every power tool and technique necessary for capturing the animal_x000D_ kingdom in wood is presented in this thorough and engaging volume. Frank_x000D_ C. Russell provides concise instructions and never-before-demonstrated_x000D_ techniques and carving sequences for transforming a block of wood into a_x000D_ lifelike animal. With 192 full-color photographs, every step is_x000D_ illustrated. Following the philosophy that you can carve only what you_x000D_ know, photographs of living animals accompany each carving sequence._x000D_ Twelve project plans are provided as well. Plans for a bear, bobcat,_x000D_ bison, elephant, fox, giraffe, horse, rabbit, squirrel, tiger, whitetail_x000D_ deer, and wolf provide the carver with ample opportunity to apply newly_x000D_ discovered techniques. Color reference photographs accompany the_x000D_ projects._x000D_ This book will bring enjoyment and challenges to all carvers, novice and_x000D_ professional alike. It will also guide carvers easily and concisely to_x000D_ finished works of art that they may be proud of.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 192 color images, 33 line drawings | 80 pp
ISBN13: 9780764358722 | Binding: soft cover


Frank C. Russell is a wood carver internationally known for his ability_x000D_ to carve animals, birds, and the human form in the round. Frank has_x000D_ received national and international awards and has written several_x000D_ popular books on the subject.