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101 Artistic Relief Patterns for Woodcarvers, Woodburners & Crafters
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101 Artistic Relief Patterns for Woodcarvers, Woodburners & Crafters
From the Back Cover Small in Size, Big in Style These artistic relief-carving designs from acclaimed artist Lora S. Irish allow carvers to create beautiful projects quickly. The small patterns enable easy experimentation with new techniques, tools, and supplies without a large investment of time or materials. So, use a different gouge, try a mew finish, or have a go at woodburning. With these small...
£12.99 (VAT exempt)
12 Spoons, 2 Bowls, and a Knife : 15 Step-by-Step Projects for the Kitchen
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12 Spoons, 2 Bowls, and a Knife : 15 Step-by-Step Projects for the Kitchen
Turn a block of wood into an elegant (and functional) heirloom-to-be! A complete compilation of woodcarving projects from the acclaimed magazine, Woodcarving Illustrated, 12 Spoons, 2 Bowls, and a Knife features 15 step-by-step, beginner-friendly projects ranging from rustic coffee scoops and simple love spoons to salad servers, cereal spoons, bread bowls, jam knives, and more. Showcasing the beautiful...
£12.99 (VAT exempt)

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: A Simple Guide to Whittling
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Carve: A Simple Guide to Whittling
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 finish--and in the process carve out a little peace and quiet for themselves. Carve is an accessible guide to a hobby made for unplugging and...
£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 Creative Walking Sticks and Canes: 10 Projects to Carve in Wood
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Carving Creative Walking Sticks and Canes: 10 Projects to Carve in Wood
Put your wood carving skills to practical use! This must-have book features 13 projects with step-by-step instructions and photography for creative and elegant walking sticks. Including projects for both intermediate and advanced wood carvers, painting and finishing instructions are provided, as well as helpful information on types of wood used for walking stick shanks, methods for joining a head to...
£16.99 (VAT exempt)
Carving Faces Workbook: Learn to Carve Facial Expressions with the Legendary Harold Enlow
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Carving Faces Workbook: Learn to Carve Facial Expressions with the Legendary Harold Enlow
Review Author Harold Enlow is a renowned wood carver and if he can't teach you how to carve wood, nobody can. Enlow has over a dozen books to his credit and has taught carving for several decades. In this book he breaks down the anatomy of a face. He shows you how to carve in various expressions just by tweaking the eyebrows. The author shows you how to carve faces with life and expression like no...
£12.99 (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...
£16.99 (VAT exempt)

Carving Small Characters in Wood: Instructions & Patterns for Compact Projects with Personality
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Carving Small Characters in Wood: Instructions & Patterns for Compact Projects with Personality
This beginner-friendly book will have you carving tiny compact figures in no time! Lessons on: Carving 101 - Get started with some basic wood carving information and the "whys" of small carvings Carving 102 - Shaping the body & face, and dressing & painting your character Carving 201 - Methods for ears, hair, expressions, hands, turning the character's head, and more Carving 202 - Displaying...
£10.99 (VAT exempt)
CHIP CARVING
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CHIP CARVING
This exciting new title from acclaimed chip carver, Tatiana Baldina, will show you how to create geometric patterns out of single pieces of timber. Finished pieces can be very intricate and complex but amazing results can be achieved surprisingly easily with the right guidance. Unlike many types of woodworking, chip carving requires very few tools, usually just two knives and is a wonderful way too...
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Classic Carving Patterns
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Classic Carving Patterns
From the Back Cover If you've ever wondered what design to carve next or what style of pattern to use to enhance your current woodworking project, Lora Irish's treasury of classic wood patterns is for you. Within its pages, you'll find a vast selection of traditional themes to carve, burn, or paint. Each design is presented as an easy-to-reproduce outline pattern, which can be transferred directly...
£14.99 (VAT exempt)
Complete Guide to Chip Carving
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Complete Guide to Chip Carving
A beginners guide from the worlds most renowned chip carver! Wayne Bartonauthor of Chip Carving and Art of Chip Carvingpresents what is unquestionably the finest guidance ever for the novice. He has been the driving force behind the crafts resurgence and his technical knowledge, design skills and ability to instruct remain unequalled. One by one, with the aid of colour photographs, he covers tools...
£12.99 (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)
Joy of Chip Carving: Step-By-Step Instructions & Designs from a Master Carver
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Joy of Chip Carving: Step-By-Step Instructions & Designs from a Master Carver
The final book from the leading icon in US wood chip carving, Wayne Barton offers his expert instruction and inspiration based on a lifetime of study, understanding, practice, and achievement. Detailing his philosophies and methodologies on line and design, how to layout, carve, and finish, and even including his highly sought-after Barton Capitals and Foliated Alphabet templates that have never before...
£17.99 (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
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Little Book of Whittling
Whittling is a wonderful way to pass some time, for both young and old alike. The 'Little Book of Whittling' by Author Chris Lubkemann is an excellent introduction into the subject of wood carving, using simple techniques, straightforward illustrations and simple non-expensive tools, the book inspires you and your children to carve some excellent trinkets and useful utensils whilst sitting around the...
£9.99 (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)

WHITTLING HANDBOOK
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WHITTLING HANDBOOK
The Whittling Handbook is the perfect introduction to the simple, yet immensely pleasurable, craft of creating attractive objects with nothing more than a knife and a piece of timber. Whittling is an art form that can be as simple or as complex as you like. This delightful book guides the reader through the basics starting with straightforward projects such as a garden dibber and paper knife then progresses...
£7.99 (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 (VAT exempt)

WOODLAND WHITTLING
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WOODLAND WHITTLING
When the stresses of modern life get too much, what could be better than gathering a few simple tools, heading into the woods and literally whittling away a few hours? The gentle art of whittling is a relaxing and absorbing hobby that can be enjoyed almost anywhere from round the campfire to in a cosy armchair at home. All you need is a good pocket knife, a piece of wood and your imagination. Projects...
£9.99 (VAT exempt)