Relief Carving



  Carving a Traditional Cape Cod Sign by Paul White

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Carving a Traditional Cape Cod Sign by Paul White

Carving a Traditional Cape Cod Sign by Paul White. Wherever you are in America you see the influence of the Cape Cod sign. The incised carved letters glistening with gold leaf make a warm invitation to home or business. The decorative carved shells or scrolls reveal the carver's art. Among the most respected and talented carvers is Paul White of E. Sandwich, Massachusetts. He has received national recognition in both the carving and sign-making worlds, and has taught hundreds of students over the years. In this wonderful new book he takes the reader step-by-step through the process of carving a quarterboard, beginning with the layout of the letters and pattern, and continuing through the gilding. A complete alphabet is included so you can create your own sign. There is also a gallery to help the carver develop his or her own design. Each step is illustrated in full color, with concise instructions that make this an invaluable book for both the novice and experienced carver. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 250+ step-by-step color photos Pages: 64
Model : 5754 Manufacturer : Book
  Carving on Turning by Chris Pye

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Carving on Turning by Chris Pye

Carving on Turning by Chris Pye. With more than a dozen projects, Carving on Turning will introduce you to the many possibilities of how carving can enhance and beautify your woodworking. Featuring several carving styles, such as relief carving, carving in the round and piercing, the manual teaches readers how to add decorative marks to a bowl, how to transform a plain breadboard with a simple design, how to apply lettering to a curved surface, add low-relief carving to a milking stool and bedpost, add decorative elements to furniture, add a 3-dimensional form to a box, use pierce carving on a mirror plate, and shape a smooth pestle and mortar. The first book of it's kind, Carving on Turning originated from a series of articles in Woodturning Magazine. Carvers will love this book as it proves how easily curved surfaces can be carved. Turners will appreciate the easy-to-understand carving instruction that Chris Pye is so well-known for.
Model : 4048 Manufacturer : Book
  Inspirational Relief Carving By William F. Judt

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Inspirational Relief Carving By William F. Judt

Inspirational Relief Carving By William F. Judt. Author and ordained Pastor, William Judt provides instruction - and inspiration - in this step-by-step guide to relief carving. From the theory of relief carving, to basic cuts and tool overview, no detail has been left out. You will learn to carve with skill and purpose as you follow the author through a step-by-step project and study the inspiration behind various carvings.Inside You'll Find:- Over 20 carving patterns- Step-by-step instructions for a Dove and cross House Blessing- Relief carving basics- Tool and safety overview- Case studies discussing the inspiration, composition and techniques for sample carvings- Plus, information on how to sell your carvings! Page Count: 124 Size: 8.5" X 11" inches Type: Soft Cover
Model : 2054 Manufacturer : Book
  Relief Carving with Bob Lundy

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Relief Carving with Bob Lundy

Relief Carving with Bob Lundy. Nationally known carver Bob Lundy shares the techniques of relief carving in an easy to follow book. Amply illustrated, it takes the reader step-by-step through two carving projects and offers the information needed to carry out even more. With everything carved by hand, the book is written for both the beginner and for the veteran. Bob Lundy approaches his work with an eye for the personality of the carving. He will instill that sensitivity to the reader, giving the carver a feeling of closeness and intimacy with the figures that come to life from the wood. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" Illustrations: Pages: 96
Model : 4391 Manufacturer : Book
  Wildlife Carving in Relief by Lora S. Irish

Wildlife Carving in Relief by Lora S. Irish

Relief carving is a challenging technique that lies somewhere between two-dimensional and three-dimensional artwork. Color photographs of the author's finished carvings of wildlife subjects demonstrate the stunning capabilities of this technique. Step-by-step instructions on how to carve a bison bust, line art and shaded contour illustrations for 30 other animal images, and descriptions of the special techniques needed to render fur, antlers, and animal faces are also included. ISBN 1-56523-136-8 Suggested Retail Price $19.95
Model : 8628 Manufacturer : Book