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Tom Wolfe Carves Spirit Canes

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Tom Wolfe Carves Spirit Canes

Tom Wolfe

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Tom Wolfe’s cane carving books have been popular with readers. in this new one, Tom starts with a sapling straight from the hillside and takes the carver through each step to create a charming cane. He 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, with a concise, easy-to-understand explanation of what is happening and how to do it. This is a clear and informative guide and will be valued by carvers of every skill level.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 219 color photos | 64 pp
ISBN13: 9780764330513 | Binding: soft cover


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.