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The Beginner S Handbook Of Woodcarving

Author : Charles Beiderman
ISBN : 9780486131269
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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In this wonderful resource for both novice and veteran carvers, two masters of the craft present detailed instructions and illustrations on how to confidently carve animals, flowers, figures, and more.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Hints On Wood Carving Recreative Classes And Modelling For Beginners

Author : Eleanor Rowe
ISBN : 9781473347960
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 62.33 MB
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This volume offers the reader a series of lessons on wood-carving, designed specially for beginners and students. Easy-to-follow and profusely illustrated, 'Hints on Wood-Carving' will be of considerable utility to anyone with an interest in woodworking, and it would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: 'Benches', 'Implements Required', 'Selection of Wood', 'Flat Carving', 'Plates I. to IV.', 'Notes on Jacobean Carving by W. Bliss Sanders', 'Plates V. to IX. Modelled Carving', 'General Remarks', 'Recreative Artisan Classes', 'Books of Reference', 'Workshop Recipes', 'Modelling in Clay', etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition complete with the original text and images. First published in 1902.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Book Of Wood Carving

Author : Charles Marshall Sayers
ISBN : 0486236544
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 67.6 MB
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"This is an absolutely first-rate book for beginners in wood sculpture, well thought out and well executed. It is exceptional in the quality of its illustrations, and contains many original and unusual conceptions and designs."--E. J. Tangerman. In answer to complaints from students that there was no concise, simple text on wood carving, Charles Marshall Sayers, a nationally famous teacher and craftsman, wrote this book. It is still the finest book for the beginning student in wood sculpture. In clear, straightforward language, Sayers carefully guides the reader through the fundamentals--what tools and materials to use, how to use them. There are lessons and designs for incised carving, relief carving, and other cutting methods. Sayers discusses woods suitable for carving, stains and finishes, preliminary and advanced methods of preparing woods for finishing, even how to make a workbench. The 34 illustrated designs for over 34 projects encourage the student to build slowly and methodically a sound, practical technique while creating objects of beauty and utility. All of the projects employ only four tools (one straight parting tool, three different sizes of straight gouges). With this book you can make panels for cabinets, chests, and doors; borders; table aprons; chair and bench rails; circular mirror frame; wall bracket with shelf; bookends; rectangular mirror frame; footstools; guest-book covers; mirror frame with half-circle top; holy water font; and doors. Though "The Book of Wood Carving "is meant for the beginner, experienced carvers will find that Sayers' original conceptions and designs will increase their own pleasure and skill. "Stimulating both by spicy text and large photographs showing every point in processes described . . . [Illustrated with] designs of actual work by the author--a famous teacher and craftsman--and his students and apprentices."--"Books, New York Herald Tribune. "Unabridged (1978) republication of original (1942) edition.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Camp Counseling

Author : Joel F. Meier
ISBN : 0697109674
Genre : Camp counselors
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The seventh edition of Camp Counseling continues in the successful tradition of the six previous editions, emphasizing face-to-face leadership skills and programming ideas for the organized camp. In addition, the latest edition presents a fresh contemporary view of the trends, philosophies, and practices of the modern organized camp movement. New sections have been included to discuss important topics such as behavior management, environmental concerns, common health problems, and much more.
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Bemrose On Traditional Woodworking

Author : William Bemrose
ISBN : 9780486471792
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 74.7 MB
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This three-in-one volume combines a trio of rare classics on artisanal woodworking techniques and designs. Practical instructions, helpful diagrams, and other illustrations explain cabinetry building with metal inlays, cut-out decorative designs, and more.
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Making Authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Furniture

Author : John G. Shea
ISBN : 9780486157627
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Richly illustrated guide to Pennsylvania Dutch culture and craftsmanship, including measured drawings for building 50 representative pieces: chairs, tables, desks, many more. 250 illustrations. Bibliography.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Woodworker S Reference Guide And Sourcebook

Author : John Louis Feirer
ISBN : UVA:X000688112
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 87.9 MB
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Describes different woods and their uses, defines terms related to materials, equipment, furniture design and carpentry techniques, and recommends sources of information and materials
Category: Technology & Engineering