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Art of Carving Netsuke, The
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Art of Carving Netsuke, The
A new title on the intricate skill of creating Japanese Netsuke, traditionally created for practical reasons (to secure a valuables pouch to the sash of Japanese garments), yet now highly collectible works of art. Concise, step-by-step instructions are accompanied by numerous colour photographs taking the reader through a wide range of projects. This will inspire carvers of all abilities, from the...
£16.99 (VAT exempt)
Cane Topper Wood Carving
Cane Topper Wood Carving
Create a fantastic cane that will be treasured as a work of art and passed down through your family for years to come. Award-winning carving artist Lora S. Irish shows how to carve your own expressive cane toppers from found wood in this enjoyable guide. Fifteen imaginative projects include whimsical wizards, comic caricatures, proud eagles, mythical dragons and more. Lora offers expert advice on harvesting...
£14.99 (VAT exempt)

Carve
Carve
Norwegian Wood meets How to Tie a Tie in this irresistible gift for DIY enthusiasts. Using just a tool or two (a pocketknife and a gouge), readers will learn how to whittle 12 small objects, from a coffee spoon to a pair of dice, that take just a few hours to finishand in the process carve out a little peace and quiet for themselves. Carve is an accessible guide to a hobby made for unplugging and connecting...
£12.99 (VAT exempt)
Carving Birds & Beasts
Carving Birds & Beasts
Full-colour photographs and numerous diagrams illustrate each project from multiple angles (including final form on mountings), and helpful tips are offered on getting the results you want. Projects include mare and foal, humpback whale, leaping dolphin, bison, prairie dog, swans, and 25 more. In addition, interviews with famous carvers explain how they approach their craft.
£14.99 (VAT exempt)

Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners
Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners
Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners - Readers can create their own Japanese carvings with this new, comprehensive how-to title on the intricate skill of Japanese netsuke. Traditionally created for practical reasons, these fantastic, miniature carvings are now highly collectible works of art. Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners is packed with information on the history, techniques, tools and skills...
£16.99 (VAT exempt)
Carving On Turning
Carving On Turning
Carving On Turning - This handsome book, by talented wordworker and teacher Chris Pye, provides background and introduction to two truly disparate, yet entirely complimentary, crafts: carving and turning. Discover how simple decorative marks, through to advanced carving and shaping techniques, can enhance your turned objects and add an element of artistrty. Begin with a beautiful sun bowl and a wheat-ear...
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Carving the Human Figure
Carving the Human Figure - Studies in Wood and StoneThe human figure is the most important subject in sculpture. In this practical introduction the emphasis is on carving in wood, but sculptors in other media will find it equally valuable. Male and female figures are included, plus drapery, and stylised and abstract carving. Basic human anatomy, including heads, torsos, knees and hands, is coveredas...
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Celtic Carved Lovespoons
Celtic Carved Lovespoons
Celtic Carved Lovespoons - 30 Patterns Centuries ago, ardent young Welshmen began the tradition of creating beautiful wooden spoons, carved with appropriate romantic symbols, to give to the girl of their dreams. Lovespoons are still presented as tokens of affection and good luck today, and in this book two leading practitioners explain the background of their craft, revealing the techniques involved...
£14.99 (VAT exempt)

Complete Starter Guide to Whittling
Complete Starter Guide to Whittling
You can whittle just about anything, the only limit is your imagination. It's so easy to get started in this relaxing and rewarding hobby. All you need is a knife, a twig, and this book. 12 leading woodcarvers share their expertise in the Complete Starter Guide to Whittling. They present 24 easy whittling projects that you can make in just a weekend, complete with step-by-step instructions, how-to...
£8.99 (VAT exempt)
Fine Art of Carving Lovespoons
Fine Art of Carving Lovespoons
Fine Art of Carving Lovespoons - Understanding, Designing, and Carving Romantic HeirloomsFor any carver or crafter looking to create ‘something different,’ this gorgeous book offers the novel and romantic idea of a lovespoon - a hand-carved symbol of love that has endured for centuries. Featuring three step-by-step projects and 15 original patterns, this comprehensive guide also covers selecting...
£14.99 (VAT exempt)

Letter Carving
Letter Carving
In this inspiring book, Andrew Hibberd shares his passion for letter construction and carving on wood and stone. You don’t need to undertake a lengthy apprenticeship to take part in this enjoyable craft. Beginning with essential background information, the author then moves on to key techniques to help you develop your letter construction and carving skills. The book concludes with eight unique...
£16.99 (VAT exempt)
Little Book of Whittling, The
Little Book of Whittling, The
Relax the old-fashioned way - Whether you're in front of a campfire or on the front porch, The Little Book of Whittling will help you unwind while you create useful and whimsical objects with nothing more than a pocketknife, a twig and a few minutes of time. Author Chris Lubkemann, with 40 years of whittling experience under his belt, will have you "whittling away the hours" with expert guidance presented...
£10.99 (VAT exempt)

Stickmaking Handbook
Stickmaking Handbook
Stickmaking Handbook is a fantastic introduction to the wonderful world of creating a wide range of traditional walking sticks, market sticks and crooks; there are 21 projects in total. Suitable timbers are covered in detail as well as alternative materials such as ram’s horn, antler, buffalo and cow’s horn. Techniques and tips on straightening sticks, fitting handles and fixing a ferrule...
£7.99 (VAT exempt)
Stickmaking: A Complete Course
Stickmaking: A Complete Course
“Stickmaking: a complete course” (9781861080837) enjoys an excellent reputation amongst stickmakers and stick enthusiasts as a leading book in the field. This edition updates the original, with expanded sections on how to make and source tools and formers, and where to find materials. It also includes updated projects and a more in depth treatment of the history and philosophy of stickmaking....
£16.99 (VAT exempt)

The Danish Art of Whittling
The Danish Art of Whittling
A delightfully Danish guide to whittling for the home, crammed with illustrated projects for all ages and abilities. Our interest in the simple but satisfying art of whittling has never been higher. Our Danish-inspired book on whittling - snitte - has a range of wonderful simple whittling projects for the home (hjem in Danish). The beautiful Scandinavian projects range from simple wooden toys for children,...
£9.99 (VAT exempt)
Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book
Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book
Learn how to carve useful and whimsical objects in just a few minutes using nothing more than an original Swiss Army ® knife and a twig. Learn how to choose your wood, sharpen your blade and control your knife with dozens of easy step-by-step projects. Written by world-famous whittler, Chris Lubkemann, this book is perfect for campers, hikers, scouts, fans of Ray Mears and anyone looking to learn...
£8.99 (VAT exempt)

Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book, Gift Edition
Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book, Gift Edition
World-famous whittler Chris Lubkemann shows how to carve 43 useful and whimsical objects using nothing more than a stick and an Original Swiss Army® Knife. Chris offers step-by-step instructions for all the traditional whittling favourites like spoons and forks, plus funny animals and the classic curly tail rooster. He also provides sage advice on how to choose wood, sharpen a blade, and safely...
£8.99 (VAT exempt)
Woodcarver's Shop Journal
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Woodcarver's Shop Journal
Now woodcarving enthusiasts have a handy way to organize their favourite hobby, with project logs, tool checklists, and a lay-flat binding for easy shop reference. Woodcarver’s Shop Journal allows woodcarvers to preserve a permanent record of what they carve and how they carve it. Dedicated carvers can easily lose track of all the patterns, carving methods, and types of wood that they use. Having...
£12.99 £10.39 (VAT exempt)

Woodcarving Made Easy
Woodcarving Made Easy
Woodcarving need not be difficult. The nine projects in this book have been specially designed to provide an easy introduction to the subject, and require no previous experience or artistic ability. All you need is patience, and the desire to succeed. The designs are provided for you and every stage is clearly explained and illustrated. Author : Cynthia Rogers ISBN13 : 9781861082893 Binding : PB Pages...
£14.99 (VAT exempt)