DVD Series



  Nora Hall DVD No. 1: The Basics of European Woodcarving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 1: The Basics of European Woodcarving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 1: The Basics of European Woodcarving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series). In this DVD Nora covers the rudiments of European carving, elements mostly unknown or overlooked by other instructors, but which are absolutely essential as a foundation for the future of any woodcarver. This is a different approach. These are the methods of the European Master carvers passed down for hundreds of years. This one DVD alone will save you years and years of frustration. In this DVD Nora covers: Tool description and handling Wood choices and how to tackle the grain Carving a simple design using the basic tools Sharpening carving tools with a simple stone set and leather Approximately 45 minutes. Pattern included. Internationally known master woodcarver and teacher Nora Hall was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1922. Her father was the renowned Dutch master woodcarver Johannes Leereveld. Nora became an apprentice to her father, studying in the tradition of the great Dutch master woodcarvers of which her father was a member. This tradition was the centuries-old approach of immersing the novice completely in methods designed to instill speed and a wide range of essential skills in a relatively short period of time so the apprentice was soon a valuable asset in the master woodcarver's studio. These are the very same efficient, speed-building methods Nora imparts today to her students nation-wide and in her Essential European Woodcarving DVD series. Nora Hall has produced a series of study castings to compliment her teachings in this video series. Find castings to compliment the techniques in this video and more in Nora Hall Study Castings category.Enjoy extra savings with money-saving Nora Hall Packages!
Model : HALL-1 Manufacturer : Nora Hall
  Nora Hall DVD No. 2: Beyond the Basics of European Woodcarving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 2: Beyond the Basics of European Woodcarving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 2: Beyond the Basics of European Woodcarving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)Beyond the Basics of European Woodcarving In this, her second DVD, Nora Hall moves you to the next level, building on the important foundation discussed in her first, The Basics of European Woodcarving; techniques that set her methods apart from all others. Based on the instructions passed down from the European Master Woodcarvers, Nora guides you step-by-step with clear detailed footage designed to thoroughly familiarize you with these essential points and shorten your learning curve to set you on the right foot from the start. In this video Nora guides you through: The layout and approach of a slightly more complicated design A continued discussion of wood grain Building a repertoire of specific woodcarving techniques Carving a wonderful design that can be immediately applied to any woodworking project Approximately 60 minutes. Pattern included. Internationally known master woodcarver and teacher Nora Hall was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1922. Her father was the renowned Dutch master woodcarver Johannes Leereveld. Nora became an apprentice to her father, studying in the tradition of the great Dutch master woodcarvers of which her father was a member. This tradition was the centuries-old approach of immersing the novice completely in methods designed to instill speed and a wide range of essential skills in a relatively short period of time so the apprentice was soon a valuable asset in the master woodcarver's studio. These are the very same efficient, speed-building methods Nora imparts today to her students nation-wide and in her Essential European Woodcarving DVD series. Nora Hall has produced a series of study castings to compliment her teachings in this video series. Find castings to compliment the techniques in this video and more in Nora Hall Study Castings category.Enjoy extra savings with money-saving Nora Hall Packages!
Model : HALL-2 Manufacturer : Nora Hall
  Nora Hall DVD No. 3: Advanced European Woodcarving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 3: Advanced European Woodcarving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 3: Advanced European Woodcarving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)Advanced European Woodcarving With this third DVD, Nora Hall takes you beyond the basics to deepen your understanding of the advanced techniques, immersing you in a more complex carving project. In this DVD, you will build a repertoire of Nora Hall's Master Woodcarving techniques - specific techniques that set her methods apart from all others. Students will come away with a design that can be immediately applied to any woodworking project. In this DVD Nora immerses you in: The advanced methods of Master European Woodcarving Deepening your understanding and building on the foundation laid out in the first two videos Advancing the woodcarver ahead with skills needed to confidently execute future designs of his or her choice Approximately 60 minutes. Pattern included. Internationally known master woodcarver and teacher Nora Hall was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1922. Her father was the renowned Dutch master woodcarver Johannes Leereveld. Nora became an apprentice to her father, studying in the tradition of the great Dutch master woodcarvers of which her father was a member. This tradition was the centuries-old approach of immersing the novice completely in methods designed to instill speed and a wide range of essential skills in a relatively short period of time so the apprentice was soon a valuable asset in the master woodcarver's studio. These are the very same efficient, speed-building methods Nora imparts today to her students nation-wide and in her Essential European Woodcarving DVD series. Nora Hall has produced a series of study castings to compliment her teachings in this video series. Find castings to compliment the techniques in this video and more in Nora Hall Study Castings category.Enjoy extra savings with money-saving Nora Hall Packages!
Model : HALL-3 Manufacturer : Nora Hall
  Nora Hall DVD No. 4: Letter Carving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 4: Letter Carving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 4: Letter Carving (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series) Letter Carving In response to numerous requests, we are very pleased to present one of Nora Hall's most popular lessons: Letters and Numbers. In this DVD, Nora simplifies an often misunderstood carving subject in these easy-to-follow, clearly photographed lessons. By the end of this DVD, you'll be able to use these new skills to tackle more complex letter carving projects. In this DVD Nora shows you: Carving within the letters Removing surrounding wood Shaping wood Approximately 90 minutes. Pattern included. Internationally known master woodcarver and teacher Nora Hall was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1922. Her father was the renowned Dutch master woodcarver Johannes Leereveld. Nora became an apprentice to her father, studying in the tradition of the great Dutch master woodcarvers of which her father was a member. This tradition was the centuries-old approach of immersing the novice completely in methods designed to instill speed and a wide range of essential skills in a relatively short period of time so the apprentice was soon a valuable asset in the master woodcarver's studio. These are the very same efficient, speed-building methods Nora imparts today to her students nation-wide and in her Essential European Woodcarving DVD series. Nora Hall has produced a series of study castings to compliment her teachings in this video series. Find castings to compliment the techniques in this video and more in Nora Hall Study Castings category.Enjoy extra savings with money-saving Nora Hall Packages!
Model : HALL-4 Manufacturer : Nora Hall
  Nora Hall DVD No. 5: Carving the European Corbel (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 5: Carving the European Corbel (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 5: Carving the European Corbel (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)Carving the European Corbel In this DVD, Nora takes you through a classical European corbel. The corbel is very rewarding, allowing you to create a three-dimensional piece while still working within the relief framework, and lends itself to infinite design variations. This corbel can be used in fireplace mantles, as shelf supports, above doorways, etc. In this lesson, Nora teaches you how to: Think in three dimensions Work within the framework of a border Use the difficult spoon gouge Carve a classic acanthus leaf Approximately 100 minutes. Pattern included. Internationally known master woodcarver and teacher Nora Hall was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1922. Her father was the renowned Dutch master woodcarver Johannes Leereveld. Nora became an apprentice to her father, studying in the tradition of the great Dutch master woodcarvers of which her father was a member. This tradition was the centuries-old approach of immersing the novice completely in methods designed to instill speed and a wide range of essential skills in a relatively short period of time so the apprentice was soon a valuable asset in the master woodcarver's studio. These are the very same efficient, speed-building methods Nora imparts today to her students nation-wide and in her Essential European Woodcarving DVD series. Nora Hall has produced a series of study castings to compliment her teachings in this video series. Find castings to compliment the techniques in this video and more in Nora Hall Study Castings category.Enjoy extra savings with money-saving Nora Hall Packages!
Model : HALL-5 Manufacturer : Nora Hall
  Nora Hall DVD No. 6: Carving the Newport Shell (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 6: Carving the Newport Shell (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 6: Carving the Newport Shell (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)Carving the Newport Shell European Master Woodcarver and teacher Nora Hall takes us on a unique woodcarving journey: carving the Newport Shell. One of the most popular lessons in her private workshops, the Newport Shell allows students unparalleled opportunity to gain a more in-depth knowledge of Nora Hall's European Master Woodcarving techniques, passed down from master woodcarvers in her native Holland. Nora Hall carefully breaks down each segment using extremely clear, close-up video footage as she carves the Newport Shell from start to finish. In this DVD you will learn: Controlling the V-Tool for delicate cuts Scalloped carving techniques Extensive use of the shallow gauge tools Precise tool and hand placement Approximately 60 minutes. Pattern included. Internationally known master woodcarver and teacher Nora Hall was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1922. Her father was the renowned Dutch master woodcarver Johannes Leereveld. Nora became an apprentice to her father, studying in the tradition of the great Dutch master woodcarvers of which her father was a member. This tradition was the centuries-old approach of immersing the novice completely in methods designed to instill speed and a wide range of essential skills in a relatively short period of time so the apprentice was soon a valuable asset in the master woodcarver's studio. These are the very same efficient, speed-building methods Nora imparts today to her students nation-wide and in her Essential European Woodcarving DVD series. Nora Hall has produced a series of study castings to compliment her teachings in this video series. Find castings to compliment the techniques in this video and more in Nora Hall Study Castings category.Enjoy extra savings with money-saving Nora Hall Packages!
Model : HALL-6 Manufacturer : Nora Hall
  Nora Hall DVD No. 7: Master Woodcarving Tips & Shortcuts (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 7: Master Woodcarving Tips & Shortcuts (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 7: Master Woodcarving Tips & Shortcuts (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)Master Woodcarving Tips & Shortcuts Compiled for the first time in one DVD, Master Woodcarving Tips & Shortcuts with Nora Hall is the result of her 60+ years of devotion to the art of European Woodcarving. Because Nora Hall's classes are so jam-packed with many tips and shortcuts, students have wished they had video taped the entire course. Here, Nora Hall has compiled all of these in one DVD. Master Woodcarving Tips & Shortcuts will open up enormous possibilities for speed and creativity as you apply these invaluable gems to any woodcarving project. Whether you carve professionally or just occasionally as a hobby, this DVD will save you time and countless frustration. Learn the secrets from a third generation European Master Woodcarver. With complete explanation and hands-on examples, Nora Hall shows you: Correct work bench height Securing small projects for clamping Why the European Master carvers never use stop-cuts Correct lighting Drawing with charcoal And much more Approximately 40 minutes. Internationally known master woodcarver and teacher Nora Hall was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1922. Her father was the renowned Dutch master woodcarver Johannes Leereveld. Nora became an apprentice to her father, studying in the tradition of the great Dutch master woodcarvers of which her father was a member. This tradition was the centuries-old approach of immersing the novice completely in methods designed to instill speed and a wide range of essential skills in a relatively short period of time so the apprentice was soon a valuable asset in the master woodcarver's studio. These are the very same efficient, speed-building methods Nora imparts today to her students nation-wide and in her Essential European Woodcarving DVD series. Nora Hall has produced a series of study castings to compliment her teachings in this video series. Find castings to compliment the techniques in this video and more in Nora Hall Study Castings category. Enjoy extra savings with money-saving Nora Hall Packages!
Model : HALL-7 Manufacturer : Nora Hall
  Nora Hall DVD No. 8: Carving the Egg & Dart (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 8: Carving the Egg & Dart (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 8: Carving the Egg & Dart (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)Carving the Egg & Dart For 30+ years Internationally recognized Master Woodcarver, Nora Hall, has taught students nationwide how to carve the beautiful Egg and Dart design. You too will be amazed just how quickly you master these simple, easy to duplicate, rules-of-thumb when applying Nora's step by step techniques. Each step is covered in detail with close-up footage. Nora Hall's informal, relaxed teaching methods will put you at ease and build confidence as you apply a fresh new arsenal of techniques to your future woodcarving projects. Approximately 30 minutes. Internationally known master woodcarver and teacher Nora Hall was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1922. Her father was the renowned Dutch master woodcarver Johannes Leereveld. Nora became an apprentice to her father, studying in the tradition of the great Dutch master woodcarvers of which her father was a member. This tradition was the centuries-old approach of immersing the novice completely in methods designed to instill speed and a wide range of essential skills in a relatively short period of time so the apprentice was soon a valuable asset in the master woodcarver's studio. These are the very same efficient, speed-building methods Nora imparts today to her students nation-wide and in her Essential European Woodcarving DVD series. Nora Hall has produced a series of study castings to compliment her teachings in this video series. Find castings to compliment the techniques in this video and more in Nora Hall Study Castings category. Enjoy extra savings with money-saving Nora Hall Packages!
Model : HALL-8 Manufacturer : Nora Hall
  Nora Hall DVD No. 9: Carving the Linenfold (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 9: Carving the Linenfold (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)

Nora Hall DVD No. 9: Carving the Linenfold (The Nora Hall Essential European Woodcarving DVD Series)Carving the Linenfold European Master woodcarver Nora Hall guides you once again through another in-depth lesson, carving the Linenfold. This is the ultimate woodcarving course. Nora Hall breaks down each step with detailed, close-up footage while also teaching some advanced material carvers of all levels will find useful. A wonderfully presented DVD of the highest quality, filled with invaluable advice and insiders' tips that will help you breathe life into all your carving projects. This is a definitive woodcarving lesson by one of the world's Master Woodcarvers, Nora Hall. Approximately 45 minutes. Internationally known master woodcarver and teacher Nora Hall was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1922. Her father was the renowned Dutch master woodcarver Johannes Leereveld. Nora became an apprentice to her father, studying in the tradition of the great Dutch master woodcarvers of which her father was a member. This tradition was the centuries-old approach of immersing the novice completely in methods designed to instill speed and a wide range of essential skills in a relatively short period of time so the apprentice was soon a valuable asset in the master woodcarver's studio. These are the very same efficient, speed-building methods Nora imparts today to her students nation-wide and in her Essential European Woodcarving DVD series. Nora Hall has produced a series of study castings to compliment her teachings in this video series. Find castings to compliment the techniques in this video and more in Nora Hall Study Castings category.Enjoy extra savings with money-saving Nora Hall Packages!
Model : HALL-9 Manufacturer : Nora Hall