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CARVING CARICATURE FIGURES • WOODSPIRITS • carving cane & walkingsticks
Carving Clowns with TomWolfe.
Clowns are the ideal subjects for caricature
carvers, especially in the hands of Tom Wolfe.
Here he carves one clown from beginning to
end, with each step illustrated to help the carver.
Other patterns are shared for clowns in various
comic settings and are illustrated in the gallery.
Also included is a brief section on carving the
letters used to label the pieces.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250 color photos
Patterns, gallery • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-897-4 • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Desperados with Tom Wolfe.
Tom Wolfe. To help carvers with the challenge
of carving the head and face, Tom carves busts,
about 8 inches tall. One figure is carved step-by-
step, with clear color photographs illustrating
each technique. They carry the reader from laying
the pattern on the blank to the final painting.
Also included are patterns for 15 other figures
and a full color gallery of 23 finished busts, each
shown from four angles.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 295 color photos
16 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0097-0 • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Gnomes with Tom Wolfe.
Text written with and photography
by Douglas Congdon-Martin.
Create a
whole community of gnomes, bringing them
to life from blocks of wood. With each step
illustrated in full color, Tom takes the carver
cut-by-cut to a finished figure. A gallery and
patterns for 5 other gnomes plus accessories
are included. In this book, Tommakes extensive
use of the power carving tools.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250+ color photos
Patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-537-1 • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Out the Wild West with Tom
Wolfe: The Saloon.
Text written
with Douglas Congdon-Martin
. Taken
separately, these mythic figures of the Wild
West-the cowboy, gambler, bartender, sheriff,
and soiled dove-offer interesting challenges to
the carver. Together they make an enchanting
scene. Fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions
from the blank to the painted figure.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 280+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-368-9 • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Wizards with Tom Wolfe.
Text written with and photography
by Douglas Congdon-Martin.
These fanciful
figures let the imagination run wild. You can
make them friendly or sinister, young or old,
comic or deadly serious. Tom gives patterns
and step-by-step instructions illustrated in full
color. The gallery has a coven of Wizards, in
both full-figure and bust forms. As a companion
piece or by itself, this is an exciting new project
for carvers. Enjoy.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250 color photos
Patterns • 64 pp. • ISBN: 0-88740-712-9 • soft cover • $12.95
Country Carving.
TomWolfe. Tom’s classic first
book. Over 500 black-and-white photographs
and illustrations present the techniques for
carving hound dogs, raccoons, and a coon hunter
as well as their surroundings. Color photographs
show the complete painting process and the
delight of the finished carvings.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 91 color photos, 455
b/w photos • 136 pp.ISBN: 0-88740-105-8 •
soft cover • $15.95
Country Carving (Pig Pickin’).
Tom Wolfe.
TomWolfe offers his most popular woodcarving
with step-by-step instructions. Because the book
starts with the bandsawing of the pattern and
continues through the painting, even a novice
should be able to complete the project. At the
same time, the seasoned carver will benefit from
Tom’s technique and expertise, and everyone
will enjoy Tom’s anecdotes about country life.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 38 color photos,
500 b/w photos • 136 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-130-9 • soft cover • $15.95
The Golfers: Carving with TomWolfe.
Wolfe with Douglas Congdon-Martin. Step-by-
step instructions for carving an amusing golfing
figure from wood, painting it, and displaying it.
Full of original personality and a spark of wit, the
design will delight all who encounter it. Other
patternsmakeupa foursome,withacolorgallery
illustrating all. As a companion piece or by itself,
this is an exciting new project for carvers. Enjoy.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 280+ color photos,
patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-293-3 • soft cover • $12.95
Out to the Ball Game with TomWolfe.
Text written with and photography
by Douglas Congdon-Martin
. Tom Wolfe
takes his creative talent to the National Game:
baseball. With easy to follow instructions, Tom
helps the carver bring the classic ballplayer out
of a block of wood. Each cut is illustrated with a
full-color photograph, an important visual aid to
learning this fun craft. These projects are exciting
and challenging, but with Tom’s guidance even
the novice carver will find they have the ability
to bring them to successful completion.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 280+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-497-9 • soft cover • $12.95
Through the Looking Glass with Tom
Tom Wolfe.
Text written with and
photography by Douglas Congdon-Martin.
Alice and her friends are brought to life through
Tom Wolfe’s carving. As usual, Tom leads the
carver through the project with easy-to-follow,
step-by-step instructions, illustrated in full-color
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250+ color photos,
patterns • 64 pp. • ISBN: 0-88740-380-8 •
soft cover • $12.95
Carving Bottlestoppers with TomWolfe.
Tom Wolfe. Tom Wolfe shows the process of
carving bottlestoppers in his own, unique way.
Preparing the wood block, carving, painting, and
applying the hardware are covered in detail and
illustrated in detail with full color photographs.
The reader gets a clear idea of what needs to be
done and how to do it! Tom brings his creative
skillsthat will interest carvers of all abilities.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 297 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3222-7 • soft cover • $14.99
Carving: Woodspirits
TomWolfe Carves Wood Spirits and Walk-
ing Sticks.
Text written with and
photography by Douglas Congdon-Martin.
Tom has been carving these Spirits for years, and
they are constantly in demand. Now he leads the
carver, step-by-step, through their creation, each
step illustrated in beautiful color photographs.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-441-3 • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Traditional Woodspirits with Tom
Tom Wolfe.
Text written with and
photography by Douglas Congdon-Martin.
Woodspirits carved in the traditional Bavarian
style made lively and creative by Tom’s creative
touch. Each Woodspirit springs from a unique
piece of wood, but the technique and the
sequence of carving can be easily learned
through the step-by-step color illustrations.
A gallery of several Woodspirits is included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 200+ color photos • 48 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-538-X • soft cover • $12.95
Power Carving House Spirits with Tom
TomWolfe. House spirits can be found
almost anywhere in the wood and timbers of the
home. TomWolfe shows you how to coax them
out of their hiding places with power tools. Five
patterns are included. Tom provides step-by-step
instructions with over 230 color photographs.
These projects will challenge the beginner and
will fascinate the more advanced power carver.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • Over 230 color photos, 5
patterns • 64 pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-0183-7 •
soft cover • $12.95
Carving Golf Ball Spirits.
TomWolfe. Follow
Tom Wolfe step by step through the process of
carving two tiny demons that reside in the black
heart of every golf ball. Every step is clearly
explained and illustrated in color. Once the
carving is complete, bring the demon to life
with a staining technique. A color gallery shows
the finished projects and additional carvings.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 150 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3148-0 • soft cover • $14.99
Tom Wolfe Carves Bottlespirits & Neck-
of spirits are living in your bottles, Tom Wolfe
will set you to work carving charming faces to
match, using small pieces of scrap wood, basic
carving tools and paint, and not much time. The
finished carvings could be hung around a bottle,
a neck, on a Christmas tree!
Size: 8” x 11” • 212 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0735-5 • soft cover • $14.95
Carving: Canes & Walkingsticks
Sculpting Cane Handles.
Nicolo Scariano.
Over 160 clear color photos detail the making
and provide examples of different cane forms
produced. Among the handles featured are
examples in zebra, Colorplay, and holly woods.
In form the handles are varied as well, including
examples in the female form, as birds, animals,
lip handles, and low relief decoration. Anyone
with a passion for wood carving or canes will
treasure this book.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 169 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2823-7 • soft cover • $14.95
Carving Animal Canes & Walking Sticks.
Frank C. Russell. Over 180 color photos and
concise text take the reader through all the tools,
techniques, and individual steps, for carving
life-like animal-head canes with power tools.
From choosing the blank and setting the eyes
to texturing the fur and painting the finished
handle, you learn all the steps. Fifteen different
animal patterns are included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 174 color
& 22 b/w photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2381-2 • soft cover • $14.99
Carving Wildfowl Canes and Walking
Sticks with Power.
Frank C. Russell. Over
145 clear color photographs illustrate each step
required to create beautiful, lifelike waterfowl
cane handles with power tools. Patterns are
provided forfifteendifferentcanehandleprojects,
ranging from the American Flamingo to the
Wood Duck. Includes instructions for procuring,
sizing, and fastening proper cane shafts to the
finished handles.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 148 color photos,
32 line drawings • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-1589-3 • soft cover • $14.99
TomWolfe Carves Spirit Canes.
From a sapling straight from the hillside to a
charming cane, every step of carving is explained.
Tom begins with prepping the sapling, helps the
reader think through the design of the spirit that
will emerge, and explains the various carving
techniques that are needed to do the work.
Finally he shows the painting and finishing steps,
including ways to conceal unexpected problems.
Each step is clearly photographed in color.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 219 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3051-3 • soft cover • $14.99
Carving Canes &Walking Sticks with Tom
Tom Wolfe.
Text written with and
photography by Douglas Congdon-Mar-
A Tom Wolfe book devoted to canes and
walking sticks. Patterns for eleven figures are
included with two of them carved step-by-step.
The carver can follow the color photographs of
each step, using the concise caption.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 200 color photos,
patterns, gallery • 48 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-88740-587-7 • soft cover • $12.99
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