Chip Carving



  Artistry in Chip Carving: A Lyrical Style by Craig Vandall Stevens

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Artistry in Chip Carving: A Lyrical Style by Craig Vandall Stevens

Artistry in Chip Carving: A Lyrical Style by Craig Vandall Stevens. Drawing from the ancient art of Asian brush painting, Craig Vandall Stevens introduces a unique form of chip carving to the hobbyist. With clean flowing lines the knife creates delicate images in wood, relying on the play of the grain and light to bring the images to life. These make beautiful wall hangings on their own, or can be used as a decoration on plates boxes, and screens. Craig goes step-by-step through the carving, beginning with an introduction to the tools and the wood. Two projects are included with clear color photographs and concise descriptions of the carving technique. The pattterns are included as is a gallery of variations and applications. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 250 step-by-step photographs Pages: 64
Model : 9407 Manufacturer : Book
  Chip Carver's Workbook by Dennis Moor

Chip Carver's Workbook by Dennis Moor

New Page 1 Chip carving- a simple method of woodcarving in which knives are used to remove selected "chips" of wood in a single piece-has a long and respected history as a decorative art form. In Chip Carver's Workbook, noted chip carver and instructor Dennis Moor will introduce you to this timeless craft that is easy to learn and produces beautiful, ornate results. In his engaging and accessible teaching style, Dennis 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. Seven enjoyable and useful projects will guide you through the process of mastering this classic art form: - Napkin Holder - Plant Box - Letter Holder - Trinket Box - Tissue Box Holder - Mailbox - Cheese and Cracker Tray Chip Carver's Workbook also contains an inspiring photo gallery of finished pieces plus a comprehensive listing of supply sources. Click here to view one of Dennis Moor's signature chip carving knives. Suggested Retail Price: $14.95 ISBN 1-56523-257-7
Model : 2577-CHP Manufacturer : Misc.
  Chip Carving (Best of Wood Carving Illustrated)

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Chip Carving (Best of Wood Carving Illustrated)

Chip Carving (Best of Wood Carving Illustrated). Expert Techniques and 50 All-Time Favorite ProjectsBest of Woodcarving Illustrated: Chip Carving will take you on a journey into this old-world art form that originated in Europe and is still thriving today thanks to artisans like Roger Nancoz, Barry McKenzie, Dennis Moor, Tom Douglas, and Darrell Janssen. You'll discover patterns, tips and techniques from these experts, as well as a beautiful gallery of their work to spur your imagination for your own creations. In this collection of the best chip carving projects from the Pages of Woodcarving Illustrated, both beginner and experienced chip carvers will find this book a useful reference. Whether you are looking to make a decorative accent for your home such as a charming teapot clock, or a personalized gift like a beautiful wedding plate, the variety of projects presented will provide you with inspiration. With carvers being more inventive in their approaches to chip carving, the art form has come a long way over the years. This book will introduce you to the methods, styles and signature works of these trendsetters that are easy to follow. Covering everything from what is chip carving through ways to finish and enhance your piece, this book is a must for every chip carvers library. Page Count: 128 Size: 8.5" X 11" inches Type: Soft Cover
Model : 4499 Manufacturer : Misc.
  Chip Carving Design and Pattern Sourcebook by Wayne Barton

Chip Carving Design and Pattern Sourcebook by Wayne Barton

New Page 1 Chip carving offers so many choicesand this bounty of patterns was specifically chosen to provide carvers with experience in many styles, including lettering, signs, geometrics designs, positive-image, and free-form work. The projects feature more than 125 different ornamental plates, boxes, wall plaques, cabinets, chair backs, house numbers, lamp bases, lap desks, and other creations. New to this edition: a lettering chart for readers to trace and then carve. To make things even easier, you use only the two most readily available knife blades (W.B. Premier No. 1 and No. 2) and the most versatile, workable woods (basswood and butternut).No woodworker should be without these classic chip carving patterns. Whatever style and design you want is here; and every pattern looks great in color. Monogrammed letters within a foliage framework are elegant and sophisticated, while geometric motifs carved in a rosette are intricate and boldly graphic. Designs that drop out of wood and appear to be in laid are perfect on the panels of kitchen cabinet doors. And free-form patterns incised into the wood, such as animals, birds, flowers, and foliage, lend a touch of nature. Click here to view our entire line of Wayne Barton Products, Books, and DVDS. Suggested Retail Price: $14.95 ISBN: 1-40274-526-5
Model : 45263-CHP Manufacturer : Wayne Barton
  Chip Carving Nature: An Artistic Approach by Craig Vandall Stevens

Chip Carving Nature: An Artistic Approach by Craig Vandall Stevens

In Craig Stevens's unique chipcarving style he creates images from nature by using carved shapes and patterns rather than outlining the subject. With a brush painter's sensitivity these carved shapes create a flow and movement that imitates the simple but graceful patterns of the natural world. The initial drawing creates the foundation of each carving. The book shares Craig's method with other carvers, taking them step-by-step through the carving process, beginning with an introduction to the tools and the wood. Every carving step for the main project is included with a clear color photograph and a concise description of the carving technique that is used. The pattterns are included as is a gallery of variations and applications. 0764300296 Suggested Retail Price $12.95
Model : BS-00296-CHP Manufacturer : Misc.
  Chip Carving Pennsylvania Dutch Designs by Pam Gresham

Chip Carving Pennsylvania Dutch Designs by Pam Gresham

This new book by Pam Gresham explores the wealth of design motifs developed by the German immigrants to Pennsylvania. These Pennsylvania "Dutch" designs are perfect for the medium of chip carving. Flowing lines combine with geometrical forms to create delightful and challenging patterns for the chip carver. Pam applies a variety the designs to a "Wilkom" plaque and a beautiful bible box. She leads the reader step-by-step through the process of chip carving each of these creations. In addition there is a gallery where the Pennsylvania Dutch designs are applied to other objects with wonderful results. For chip carvers who are familiar with Pam's other books, this is a welcome addition. For those new to chip carving, this new book will inspire and guide you through the process of this delightful craft. 0887407110 Suggested Retail Price $12.95
Model : BS-07110-CHP Manufacturer : Misc.
  Chip Carving the Southwest with Pam Gresham

Chip Carving the Southwest with Pam Gresham

The patterns of the Southwest have delighted tourists and art lovers for hundreds of years. In this new book by Pam Gresham they are incorporated into the art of chip carving, a marriage that works beautifully! Pam gives the carver many patterns and ideas, while helping them carry out the techniques of layout and execution. The intricacy of the geometric patterns are pleasing to the eye and give the carver a real sense of accomplishment. Each step is illustrated with a color photograph, every project is accompanied by accurate drawings to assist you in laying out the pattern. A gallery of finished projects gives the carver some idea of the limitless possibilities. ISBN: 0887406998 Suggested Retail Price $12.95
Model : BS-06998-CHP Manufacturer : Misc.
  DVD: Chip Carving with Wayne Barton

DVD: Chip Carving with Wayne Barton

DVD: Chip Carving with Wayne Barton. Decorate furniture, cabinets, boxes, and more Chip carving is a wonderfully direct and simple way to decorate furniture, cabinets, boxes, plaques and utensils. Wayne Barton, a master of the Swiss style of chip carving, shows you step by step how you can beautify a number of objects using very few tools. You'll learn about: * tools and the basic border cuts * decorative designs like gothic rosettes and lace borders * roman lettering * creating script monograms Be sure to brows all of our Wayne Barton Products - including the official Wayne Barton Premiere Carving Knives.
Model : DVD-8954 Manufacturer : Wayne Barton
  Free Form Chip Carving - 35 New Designs By Carol A. Ponte

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Free Form Chip Carving - 35 New Designs By Carol A. Ponte

Free Form Chip Carving - 35 New Designs. Create beautiful free-form chip carving patterns with these patterns for 35 animals and flowers. Includes how-to finishing instructions. By Carol A. Ponte.
Model : 809 Manufacturer : Book
  The Complete Guide to Chip Carving by Wayne Barton

The Complete Guide to Chip Carving by Wayne Barton

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 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 Bartons special, time-tested hints. Wayne Barton's Premier No. 1 and No. 2 chip carving knives and the most versatile, workable woods (basswood and butternut) make chip carving a fun and enjoyable pastime for all.In this informative book, master chip carver Wayne Barton describes how to use all the essential tools, materials, and woods. He then shows how to create borders, grids, rosettes, free-form and positive image design, and lettering using dozens of photos and detailed directions. Important tips developed over the course of his nearly 50-year career completes this ultimate workbench reference. Click here to view our entire line of Wayne Barton Products, Books, and DVDS. Suggested Retail Price: $17.95 ISBN: 978-1-4027-4128-9
Model : 41289-CHP Manufacturer : Wayne Barton