A beginner's guide from the world's most renowned chip carver! Wayne Barton-- author of "Chip Carving" and "Art of Chip Carving"-- presents what is unquestionably the finest guidance ever for the novice. He has been the driving force behind the craft's resurgence, and his technical knowledge, design skills, and ability to instruct remain unequalled. One by one, with the aid of color photographs, he covers tools and materials, the best woods, holding and sharpening chip carving knives, and laying out and transferring patterns. Borders, grids, rosettes, free-form design, positive image design, and lettering all receive separate, in-depth chapters, as does Barton's special, time-tested hints.
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About the Author
Wayne Barton is "the" preeminent American chip carver. Considered a master, he has won both national and international awards and recognition for his work. His carvings can be found in private collections around the world. For the past 18 years he has been a columnist for "Chip Chats," "North American Woodcarvers Association" magazine, "Fine Woodworking," and more. He has written five popular books on woodcarving and has made a number of TV appearances on "The American Woodshop" with Scott Phillips and "The Woodwright Shop" with Roy Underhill.
|Title:||The Complete Guide to Chip Carving||Publisher:||Sterling|
|No. of Pages:||135|
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