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The Carver's Handbook: Wood Carving the Wonders of Nature

David Pergrin

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With the help of this book, you will be able to transform a block of balsa wood into a chickadee poised for flight, a chipmunk nibbling a nut, a ponderous box turtle, or a relief carving of the Holy Family.Thorough instructions in pictures and text guide you through each phase of the carving process, from cutting out the rough shape on the bandsaw or hand saw to the final shaping to painting the finest details. Helpful tips will enable you to complete even your first project with ease and expertise.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 6 pages of color; many b/w illustrations | 60 pp
ISBN13: 9780887400155

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