Power Carving



  Carving Card-Carrying Critters with Power by Cheryl Castles

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Carving Card-Carrying Critters with Power by Cheryl Castles

Carving Card-Carrying Critters with Power by Cheryl Castles. You deliver a firm handshake that impresses business associates, but how about your punch in delivering business cards? Cheryl Castles shows you how to express your animal magnetism with her delightful Card-Carrying Critters. These cute and unique creations will enchant and delight young and old carvers as well as non-carvers. Who can resist a snuggly raccoon or a rabbit who will faithfully accompany you to every show, home, office, or shop? This book is a step-by-step guide to making them yourself. Individualize them with a tilt of the head or a change of color these cute critters will happily take on any personality you choose. Patterns and a gallery of pictures help you get started with any of seven species. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 298 color photos Pages: 72 Binding: Soft Cover
Model : 2744 Manufacturer : Book
  Carving Folk Figures with Power by Frank Russell

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Carving Folk Figures with Power by Frank Russell

Carving Folk Figures with Power by Frank Russell. Tall tales, local legends, and personal ruminations are transformed into folk figures by Frank Russell. Follow his detailed instructions with photographs and project plans to create nine delightful folk figures in wood. Accompanying the stories and projects are comprehensive instructions for carving small details of hands, feet, clothing and shoes. Frank introduces the reader to the power tools, techniques, and painting schemes required to create these characters in wood. Many hours of challenges and enjoyment for carvers at all skill levels are to be found in this text. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 188 photos, 52 patterns for 9 projects Pages: 64 Binding: Soft Cover
Model : 8540 Manufacturer : Book
  Carving Patterns by Frank C. Russell

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Carving Patterns by Frank C. Russell

Carving Patterns by Frank C. Russell. This pattern book provides over 100 woodcarving patterns and accompanying illustrations for 72 birds, animals, and fish. Each pattern has been used successfully by both Russell and his students to carve stunning figures in wood. While the patterns are the primary focus, general carving instructions for birds, animals, and fish are provided. Guidelines for enhancing the figures produced from these patterns include accurate glass eye placement, construction of wire birds' feet, and texturing techniques. Illustrations detail directional growth for fur, feather shading, and other fine attributes on the many subjects. This is an essential reference for every woodcarver with a passion for wildlife. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 130 b/w 25 color images Pages: 128 Binding: Soft Cover
Model : 473X Manufacturer : Book
  Carving Songbird Ornaments with Power by Frannk C. Russell

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Carving Songbird Ornaments with Power by Frannk C. Russell

Carving Songbird Ornaments with Power by Frank C. Russell. Learn all the steps necessary to create unique carved wooden Christmas tree ornaments. 132 clear color photos illustrate every step for a songbird project and 23 additional patterns, ranging from an American Goldfinch to a Titmouse. Provide new and exciting challenges, including a unique method for attaching the finished songbird to a tree, wreath, or centerpiece. The text includes necessary references for feather parts, types, groupings, and texturing; eye setting or carving; he tools required to successfully complete these projects, and instruction for painting and sealing the completed ornament. Create heirloom decorative songbird ornaments that will pass down through future generations. This book brings challenges for novices and joy for experienced carvers. Size: 8 1/2"x11" Illustrations: 132 color photos, 28 patterns Pages: 80
Model : 1350 Manufacturer : Book
  Chainsaw Carving a Bear by Jamie Doeren

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Chainsaw Carving a Bear by Jamie Doeren

Chainsaw Carving a Bear by Jamie Doeren Chainsaw carving is quickly becoming a popular hobby for woodworkers and a lucrative way to earn money selling carvings. Now, you can learn the secrets to transforming an ordinary piece of wood into a striking work of art with the easy-to-follow instructions included in this book.Inside you'll find:- Overview of the chainsaw- Safety information- Photo reference of live bears- Step-by-step demonstrations for 3 projectsFollow the author as he guides you through 3 projects. From start to finish, you'll learn how to carve:- Cub in a stump- Caricature bear with welcome sign- Growling grizzly Page Count: 72 Size: 8.5" x 11" Type: Soft Cover
Model : 7681 Manufacturer : Book
  Power Carving Manual (Best of Wood Carving Illustrated)

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Power Carving Manual (Best of Wood Carving Illustrated)

Power Carving Manual (Best of Wood Carving Illustrated). Tools, Techniques, and 16 All-Time Favorite Projects.Take Your Carving to the Next Level with the Speed and Control of Power Tools. If you've been thinking about trying your hand at power carving, or are looking to expand your power carving skills, this collection of the best power carving projects and articles from the Pages of Woodcarving Illustrated is exactly what you need. Featuring a stunning gallery of work and a complete buyer's guide, and covering everything from the basics of safety to the strategy for texturing feathers, this book offers expert information, insight, and inspiration from today's top power carvers, including Frank Russell, Jack Kochan, Lori Corbett, and Kenny Vermillion. The professional advice and the sheer beauty of these 16 projects make this a "must-have" reference for any power carver.The projects featured in the Best of Woodcarving Illustrated: Power Carving Manual include: Walking Stick Wizard Santa Caricature Contemporary Primitive Loon Decoy Decorative Cardinal Wood Wizard Cypress Knee Maple Leaf Earrings Maple Leaf Pin Collapsible Telescoping Rod The American Woodcock Killdeer Black Bear Carving Realistic Habitats Carving Habitat: Twig Carving a Dogwood Leaf Carving Habitat: Mushroom Relief Carve a Whimsical HouseWoodcarving Illustrated is the leading how-to magazine for woodcarvers and features original patterns, helpful tips, and expert techniques from today's top woodcarving artists along with stunning projects that inspire the imagination.Featuring 16 projects from the Pages of Woodcarving Illustrated, crafters will learn all about the various benefits of carving with power tools and how to master this technique. Additional information about power units, hand pieces, carving burs, materials shopping, and maintenance advice, as well as the particular techniques associated with each type of tool is included. Additional lessons are given on detailing more intricate pieces, such as bird feathers and animal fur. Illuminated by color photography, each project includes step-by-step instructions and original pattern designs for a black bear, an oak leaf pin, a buck with antlers, an assortment of birds, a house sign, a folk art Santa Claus, and an engraved gunstock. The popular wood artists that contributed projects to this resource include Frank Russell, Jack Kochan, David Sabol, Lori Corbett, Ed Priby, and Bill Janney. Page Count: 152 Size: 8.5" X 11" inches Type: Soft Cover
Model : 4505 Manufacturer : Book
  Power Tools: Care and Use by William Veasey

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Power Tools: Care and Use by William Veasey

Power Tools: Care and Use by William Veasey. This compact handbook shows the many bits available for electric-powered carving tools and how to use each properly for a wide variety of effects. The techniques for wildfowl texturing are shown through many photographs and can be used by wood sculptors for all types of art. Size: 9" x 6" Illustrations: Many b/w illustrations Pages: 64
Model : 477 Manufacturer : Book
  Powercarving Birds, Fish and Penguins Gene Larson

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Powercarving Birds, Fish and Penguins Gene Larson

Powercarving Birds, Fish and Penguins Gene Larson. Literally a classroom-in-a-book, this engaging volume enables virtually anyone with a band saw, rotary power tool and a few of the most common cutting burrs to bring birds, fish, and even penguins to life beautifully! Professional artist-woodcarver Gene Larson demonstrates in words and pictures why he concentrates on simplicity of form, and how even a beginner can use a block of wood the way a sculptor would use a piece of marble. With a unique ability to reduce a complicated subject to its most basic components, Gene provides step-by-step guidance (from the wood block up) on the creation of shapes that have the look and "feel" of great works of art. Beginning with the selection of the right wood, stressing the simplicity that conveys and impression of so much more, and ending with a proper finish. Gene shows you how to create works he calls "sketches in wood." You and your friends will surely call them works of art. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: Over 300 color photos, patterns Pages: 64
Model : 5657 Manufacturer : Book