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Cowboy Carving with Cleve Taylor.
Text written with and photography
by Jeffrey B. Snyder.
The combination of
exacting detail and wry good humor that Cleve
brings to his carvings is now shared with his
readers. Each step is well-illustrated with full
colorphotographs.Patterns for fourcowboysand
a horse are provided. The detailed instructions
will make this book an enjoyable and educational
challenge for the beginner as well. Size: 8 1/2”
x 11” • 250+ color photos
Patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-641-6 • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Mountain Men with Cleve Taylor.
Cleve Taylor.
Text written with and photog-
raphy by Jeffrey B. Snyder.
carver and teacher Cleve Taylor takes to the
hills, carving mountain men of years gone by.
Patterns are included with the instructions to
carve both the mountain man and his long rifle.
The project presented here is a challenge for the
carver with a course or two under the belt and
a delight for the more advanced wood carver.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 225+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0654-5 • soft cover • $14.95
Hangin’ In There: Creative Cowboy Carv-
Cleve Taylor.
Text written with and
photography by Jeffrey B. Snyder
. Cleve
takes you step-by-step through the process of
carving a cowboy, his horse, the cliff, and all the
little details that complete this delightful work of
art. Concise directions, 265 color photographs,
and detailed patterns guide you through the
carvingprocessanddetailedpainting instructions
complete the project.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 265 photos
7 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-841-9 • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Fishermen and the Tall Tale.
Text written with and photography
by Jeffrey B. Snyder.
Cleve Taylor captures the
foibles and follies of fishermen in four basswood
figures, and reveals the subtle secrets of facial
expression. Clear photos and instructions take
the carver through each step of the project from
the initial pattern layout to the final painting
and mounting of the finished figure.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 237 color photos,
4 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-903-2 • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Elves.
Kelley Stadelman. Step-by-step
through the process of carving a life-sized elf.
Kelley makes it easy and enjoyable and the
result is a wonderful creature in the primitive
style that will adorn your home or shop. Each
step is illustrated with a color photograph and
descriptive caption. Patterns are included for
the main project and several similar projects.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250 color photos
Patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-709-9 • soft cover • $12.95
15 Elf & Gnome Patterns.
Al Streetman. 15
different patterns drawn with the beginner
in mind, but with plenty of potential for the
experienced carver. Step-by-step instructions
and color photography, cover the first project
from start to finish. Helpful general advice about
technique, finer details, and painting; includes a
full-color gallery of finished projects.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 112 photos, 15 patterns
• 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0842-4 • soft cover • $14.95
Carving a Street-Corner Band.
Al Streetman.
Capture the magic and fun of a street-corner
band, with eight different personalities jamming
away, heart and soul, for passers-by. Al guides
the reader step-by-step through the carving of
“Hurricane” Brown, the saxophone player for this
wonderful ensemble, from pattern to painting.
New and advanced carvers alike will learn a
great deal from Al’s many years of experience!
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 181 color photos
8 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1328-2 • soft cover • $14.95
25 Uncle Sam Patterns for Carvers.
Foreword by Harold Enlow.
the most familiar characters of American folk art
is Uncle Sam. Al Streetman captures the spirit
of Uncle Sam in these 25 patterns. In addition
the book contains carving tips, step-by-step in-
structions for carving one of the Uncle Sams, and
painting instructions. A gallery of many of Al’s
creations gets the carver’s imagination roaring.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 50 color photos
25 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-717-X • soft cover • $12.95
25 Gunfighter Patterns for Carvers.
Photography by Jack Lisiecki.
Al Streetman goes west with a new carving and
pattern book. This time he shares the secrets of
carving the western gunfighter, and provides
the carver with 25 creative patterns...enough
for the O.K. Corral and more! Size: 8 1/2” x 11”
• 150 color photos
25 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-783-8 • soft cover • $12.95
29 Cowboy Patterns for Carvers
. Al Street-
man. Even in this modern age cowboys and the
“Old West” still capture the imaginations of
woodcarvers. Here are 29 patterns for carving
great cowboys, plus added ideas for settings.
With Al Streetman’s helpful advice, this book
can be used by greenhorns and saddle-worn
carvers alike.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 29 patterns • 48 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0187-X • soft cover • $12.95
20 Pencil People Patterns for Carvers.
Streetman. The step-by-step process of carving
and painting these unique pencil-thin creations.
The task is made simpler with 126 photos and
complete patterns for 20 unique figures, such
as Santas, elves, and the featured pirate project.
In addition to sharing tips and secrets regard-
ing head, hand, and body carving, detailed
suggestions about carving tools and painting
are included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 126 color photos
26 illustrations • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0034-2 • soft cover • $14.95
Carving a 1930s Street Scene.
cature Carvers of America. The Caricature
Carvers of America present an original
1930s street scene carved in a caricature
style, complete with renditions of period
buildings and over 100 caricature wood-
carvings. Chapters include step-by-step
instructions for carving a caricature figure,
painting and finishing techniques, plus
patterns for many of the original carvings.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 400 color photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4601-9 • soft cover • $29.99
Caricatures in Motion.
Carvers of America. Running, jumping,
walking, or subtle twists or turns of the
Some the leading American caricature
carvers share there “moving” carvings,
with information about the work and the
carving process. Phil Bishop goes step-
by-step through one project. Each project
has a pattern. Patterns are provided.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 349 photos & patterns • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3873-1 • soft cover • $19.99
Carving an 1880s Western Train: Its
Passengers & Crew.
The Caricature
Carvers of America. This 1880s-style
Western Train and its characters carved
by North America’s best caricature
carvers. Patterns and instructions are
provided to encourage others to try
their hand at this fun creative art. Richly
illustrated with color photographs and
helpful descriptions.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 200+ color photos
and patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3381-1•softcover•$16.99
Tom Wolfe Carves Egg Heads & Other
“Eggcellent” Things.
Tom Wolfe. Step-
by-step the reader is taken through two
projects from wooden eggs, a caricature
head and a bird, learning the techniques of
good caricature carving from one of the best.
Each step is photographed in a clear, color
image, with a concise, easy-to-understand
explanation of what is happening and how
to do it. The book goes from the blank egg,
through drawing, and finishing.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 276 color photos • 64
pp.ISBN: 978-0-7643-3037-7 • soft cover
• $14.99
Carving From Roughouts with TomWolfe.
Text written with and photography by
Molly Higgins.
A roughout is the start of a
carving that allows the carver to skip the first
few steps to go right into the “good part.” Tom
Wolfe guides you step-by-step through the
carving of a roughout with an emphasis on
staying loose with the carving and seeing its
endless possibilities. A large full color gallery
shows the many characters made from the
same roughout.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 301 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0736-3 • soft cover • $14.95
Carving Cigar Humidors with TomWolfe.
Tom Wolfe.
Text written with and photog-
raphy by Douglas Congdon-Martin
. From a
caricature Texas Troubadour Humidor to a simply
elegantdecoyhumidor,Tomopensanew rangeof
carving for both novice and experienced carvers.
The results are useful objects that catch the eye
and the imagination. An amply illustrated gallery
and many patterns make this book a vital addition
to your carving book collection.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0420-8 • soft cover • $14.95
Basic Penknife Carving with Tom Wolfe.
TomWolfe. TomWolfe goes back to basics. With
a single knife, he carves a reclining country figure
and teaches the basic methods of woodcarving.
Eachcut is illustratedwitha full-colorphotograph,
an important visual aid to learning this fun
craft. These projects are simple and fun. The
new carver will find that the mysteries of this
art quickly disappear, allowing them to quickly
learn the skills they need.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 180+ color photos • 48 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-499-5 • soft cover • $12.95
Caricatures in Clay with Tom Wolfe.
Wolfe. The almost limitless medium of polymer
clay and Tom’s eye for character and caricature
combine to produce some endearing and delight-
ful creatures. Fully illustrated with beautiful color
photographs, it takes the carver and modeler
step-by-step through the process of creating a
male and a female caricature bust. A gallery
spurs the imagination even further.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 280 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-713-7 • soft cover • $12.95
The Yam Yankee & Other Veggie Carving
Tom Wolfe. Sweet potatoes are
firm enough to take the knife, and inexpensive
enough to take a mistake or two. That makes
them the perfect medium for new carvers or for
experienced carvers learning new techniques.
And there is more!!! As the vegetables dry and
wizen, they take on wrinkles and twists that give
them truly surprising and delightful character.
Like woodcarvings, carved vegetables become
a permanent artistic expression.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 190 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0500-X • soft cover • $14.95
Carving the Civil War with TomWolfe.
Text written with Douglas Cong-
A dramatic period in American
history comes to life in these carvings. Union
and Confederate soldiers are featured with
step-by-step illustrated instructions for carving.
One figure is carved all the way through, and
patterns are provided for others.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • full color • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-369-7 • soft cover • $12.95
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