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CARVING CHRISTMAS & HOLIDAYS
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Christmas Carvings from Commercial
Turnings.
Kelley Stadelman.
Text written
with and photography by Doug Cong-
don-Martin.
Transform common sugar pine
blanks into Christmas figures. With step-by-step
color photographs, Kelley Stadelman carves a
rotund Santa and stately tree. A gallery shows
other possibilities that can be carved from the
turned blanks. A perfect book for the person
who carves for the sheer joy of it!
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250+ color photos
64 pp.• ISBN: 0-88740-697-1
soft cover • $12.95
Carving Christmas Whistle Ornaments.
Kelley Stadelman. These carved, fanciful orna-
ments double as whistles and can take a variety
of shapes and forms. Kelley makes carving the
whistles simple and fun. Each step is clearly
illustrated and explained, using full color photo-
graphs. 12 patterns are provided, but once you
get the hang of it you will probably be drawing
your own. A fun book full of Christmas spirit.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 245 color photos,
12 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-973-3 • soft cover • $12.95
35 Santa Patterns for Carvers.
Al Streetman.
35 new Santa Claus patterns are presented
along with helpful tips from Al’s many years of
carving experience. Basic line drawings/patterns
plus general tips and recommendations as to
wood selection, paint colors, and tools. Some
of the patterns appear in their final, carved
and painted form, so the reader will have 3-D
references. The patterns are printed full-size.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 35 patterns,
20+ color photos • 48 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1657-5 • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Cypress Knee Wood Spirits.
Al
Streetman. With clear instructions and vivid color
photographs, Al Streetman takes woodcarvers
through all the steps necessary to create a Santa
wood spirit and ornament, using the shapes
of the knees themselves to form the figure
and ornament. Also included are directions
for painting and antiquing the carvings and a
color gallery featuring additional Santa figures.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 98 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1518-8 • soft cover • $14.95
41 Santa Patterns for Woodcarvers.
Al
Streetman. 41 exciting, creative Santa patterns in
onebook!Theprojectscanbeaccomplishedwith
a minimum of tools and frustration and include
a wide assortment of Santas in different poses.
One project is followed in a step-by-step, fully
illustrated manner, so even the beginner can
pick up on basic carving techniques.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 50+ color photos,
41 patterns • 48 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-632-7 • soft cover • $12.95
20 Patterns for Santa Carvers
. Al Streetman.
One of the most sought-after and respected
carver of Santas shares 20 new and delightful
patterns for carvers. Al Streetman takes the
reader step-by-step through the carving of
a “windblown Santa,” holding a lantern and
grasping a walking stick as he tries to make his
way through a Christmas eve storm. This and
other whimsical creations offer hours of fun
and creativity to carvers of all levels of ability.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 120 color photos,
20 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1837-3 • soft cover • $14.95
25 Leprechaun Patterns for Carvers.
Al
Streetman.
Photography by Jack Lisiecki.
Leprechauns are some of the folk-lore creatures
that have always fascinated the author. Now
he shares 25 of his leprechaun patterns with
other carvers, plus many of his tricks and carving
secrets in clear photographs and captions. The
methods he uses and teaches will give the
reader some new insight into character carving
techniques, and will make carving easier and
more fun.
Size: 8 1/2 “ x 11” • 50+ color photos,
25 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-957-1 • soft cover • $12.95
30 Holiday Patterns for Carvers.
Al
Streetman. Here are 30 patterns for holidays
throughout the year that feature the creativity
and guidance of Al Streetman. These carvings
are simple enough to inspire confidence in the
beginner and clever enough to allow for a lot
of creativity from the experienced carver. In his
easygoing manner, Al offers plenty of tips for
technique and presentation.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 106 color photos,
48 illustrations • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0514-X • soft cover • $14.95
60 Patterns for Santa Carvers
. Al Streetman.
Photography by Jack Lisiecki
. This wonderful
book will spur hopelessly addicted Santa carvers
to new heights and depths. Here are 60 of Al
Streetman’s whimsical, humorous caricature
patterns, bringing exciting new dimensions to
Santa carving. Al takes the carver step-by-step
through the carving of a Santa flying on a candy
cane to deliver his goods. All in all, the perfect
fix for the Santa craving.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 105 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-996-2 • soft cover • $12.95
29 Angel Patterns for Carvers.
Al Streetman.
Enough patterns for a heavenly host, with step-
by-step instructions for carving, painting, and
antiquing. This is the perfect book for the new
carver looking for the wisdom of experience
and for the veteran carver seeking some new
ideas and techniques. They make perfect gifts
and, for those who sell their craft, they draw
people to the table in droves.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 50+ color photos
29 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0275-2 • soft cover • $14.95
Carving Santas for Today with Tom
Wolfe.
Tom Wolfe. Easy-to-follow instruc-
tions review some of the basic techniques of
carving caricatures before introducing some
new tricks for carving and finishing the figures
A 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.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 336 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3082-7 • soft cover • $14.99
TomWolfe Carves Old-World Santas.
Tom
Wolfe. TomWolfe guides the carver step-by-step
through the carving, painting, and finishing
of an old-world Santa. The basic figure will
challenge the beginning carver, and there
are plenty of fascinating details included for
the more advanced. As always, Tom provides
advice and techniques throughout the process
that are useful for any carving project. Santa
designs that will fuel your imagination and
help you develop your own designs. Have
fun and merry Christmas!
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 291 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1351-7 • soft cover • $14.95
Carving Santa Ornaments with TomWolfe.
Tom Wolfe.
Text written with and photog-
raphy by Douglas Congdon-Martin.
Tom
leads the carver through the process of creating
a beautiful Santa ornament for the tree or to be
displayed on a stand. A basic understanding of
carving techniques is all that is needed to follow
these fully-illustrated step-by-step instructions.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-617-3 • soft cover • $12.95
The Easter Bunny and His Friends.
Tom
Wolfe.
Text written with and photography
by Douglas Congdon-Martin
. The Easter
Bunny, the bearer of gifts, fancy eggs, sweet
candy, and warm, cuddly stuffed animals, is
beautifully carved with clear step-by-step, color
illustrated instructions. Also included is a simple
technique for creating beautiful Easter eggs
and a gallery of many bunny “humanimals”
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-381-6 • soft cover • $12.95
Santa and His Friends: Carving with Tom
Wolfe.
Tom Wolfe.
Text written with and
photography by Douglas Congdon-Martin.
Tom’s premier work on carving Santa Claus, elves,
gnomes, and wizards. These fanciful, delightful
characters come to life at his hands. He shares
skills and projects that are perfect for the be-
ginning carver, the person who likes to whittle
for fun and relaxation, or the experienced carver.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-88740-277-7 • soft cover • $9.99
Santimals: Carving with TomWolfe.
Tom
Wolfe.
Text written with and photography
by Douglas Congdon-Martin.
Santimals
capture all the charm of the season in a delightful
way. Tom takes the reader step-by-step through
the carving of the raccoon Santimal, from the
pattern to the painting. Each step is clearly
illustrated with a full-color photograph and
helpful description. Other Santimals include a
goose, a hound dog, a duck, a pig, a mouse, a
fox, and a bear.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 280 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-440-5 • soft cover • $12.95
Tom Wolfe Carves Jointed Santas
. Tom
Wolfe.
Text written with and photography
by Douglas Congdon-Martin.
The jointed
Santas in this book are delightful, and they are
easily carved. With step-by-step color photo
illustrations you go from the carving to the joint
construction to the painting. In addition to the
Santa carved in the book, there are patterns for
8 others plus a nice sleigh.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 300 color photos,
patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-539-8 • soft cover • $12.95
Traditional Santa Carving with TomWolfe.
Tom Wolfe.
Text written with and photog-
raphy by Douglas Congdon-Martin.
Traditional Santas have a warm place in the
imaginations of children and the memories
of adults. With easy to follow, step-by-step
instructions accompanied by full color photos,
this is a great book for the beginning and
intermediate carver. Patterns and a gallery
are included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 280 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-366-2 • soft cover • $12.95
More Santa Carving with TomWolfe
. Tom
Wolfe. In his own special way TomWolfe leads
the carver through each step of the carving
process. The result is a traditional Santa in
stride, heading for the reindeer pen to hook
up for the Christmas flight. He is accompanied
by old Rudolph, who looks a bit bewildered by
the night that lies ahead. Patterns are provided
for the project, the reindeer, and several other
interesting Santas.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 190 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0626-X • soft cover • $14.95
Power Carving Santas with Tom Wolfe.
TomWolfe. After the big Christmas flight, what
does Santa do with his spare time? Tom Wolfe
has come up with a number of ideas. Over 260
color photographs and easy to follow instructions
help the carver create a Santa to be proud of.
Tom uses power tools and guides the reader
through each carving step. 16 patterns for six
projects and a color gallery complete this book.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 260+ color photos,
16 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-963-6 • soft cover • $12.95
The TomWolfe Treasury: 75 Santa Patterns.
Tom Wolfe. Just when it seems that Tom could
not possibly have any more Santa patterns, here
are 75 never before seen designs. They reflect
Tom’s unquenchable creativity, his boundless
sense of humor, and his keen eye for caricature.
Each pattern is clearly drawn and reproduced
at full size. A color gallery is included on the
back of the book to use as a paint reference.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 75 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0627-8 • soft cover • $12.95
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