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Carving Santas for Today: with Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe

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Tom Wolfe's Santa Claus carvings have enchanted carvers and collectors alike with their joviality and character. By popular demand, he revisits Old Saint Nick with a carving of the "jolly old elf" walking with a cane...perhaps to get the sleigh ready for its overnight journey. With 340 color photographs the reader is taken step-by-step through the carving process. Easy-to-follow instructions review some of the basic techniques of carving caricatures before introducing some new tricks for carving and finishing the figuresA large gallery offering four-sided views of a variety of Santas, is a useful guide. The exciting variety of Santas will inspire carvers to produce full figure carvings, busts, ornaments, bottle stoppers, and more. A great book for woodcarvers of all ages.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 336 color photos | 64 pp
ISBN13: 9780764330827

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With nearly 50 books and 100s of seminars behind him, Tom Wolfe is a preeminent character carver and has shared his knowledge with thousands of carvers. He lives near Boone, North Carolina, where his shop is at Grandfather Mountain.