Chip Carver´s Workbook
|Carving beautiful designs in wood is easier than you think! Noted chip carver and instructor Dennis "ePop"e Moor outlines the basics of wood selection, tools and sharpening, layout, lettering and finishing, while instructing you on the techniques that will have you decorating household items and creating artistic pieces in a variety of designs. Full-color photos and detailed instruction guide you through seven projects.Chip carving - a simple method of woodcarving in which knives are used to remove selected "echips"e of wood in a single piece - has a long and respected history as a decorative art form. Seven enjoyable and useful projects are perfect for practicing your techniques as you master this classic art form.Projects include Napkin Holder, Plant Box, Letter Holder, Trinket Box, Tissue Box Holder, Mailbox, and Cheese and Cracker Tray!Also contains an inspiring photo gallery of finished pieces plus a comprehensive listing of supply sources.Dennis "ePop"e Moor is president of Chipping Away Incorporated and appears on a weekly woodcarving television show with his son, Todd.Softcover.112 pages.
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