The careful step by step instructions that are explained in a warm conversational voice help novice crafters find quick success and encouragement as they work on a number of carving motifs and three projects for both relief and in the round styles. For serious beginners eager to know more about a timeless craft, this go to reference provides an answer to every question.
Chris Pye's Woodcarving Course & Reference Manual: A Beginner's Guide to Traditional Techniques by Chris Pye
Chris Pye's Woodcarving Course & Reference Manual: A Beginner's Guide to Traditional Techniques by Chris Pye
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Chris Pye's Woodcarving Course & Reference Manual: A Beginner's Guide to Traditional Techniques 


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Take a Woodcarving Course with a Master Carver The first step into a new craft can be overwhelming: Where to start? What tools to buy? What projects to begin with? Thanks to author and internationally acclaimed woodcarver Chris Pye, this guide is filled with everything a beginning woodcarver needs to know. Chris Pye's Woodcarving Course & Reference Manual is akin to having a one on-one course with a master carver. You will learn what to look for in a workbench, the importance of commissioning your carving tools-there's more to it than just sharpening! and how to make exacting cuts and execute a variety of techniques. Like any good instructor, Pye includes practice exercises to make you comfortable with the tools and techniques so you can build your skills and carve with confidence. Pye's conversational teaching style will encourage you as you follow the step by step instructions and work on a number of motifs, as well as projects for low, high, and pierced relief, and in-the-round. With the help of Chris Pye, you will learn to carve:  Four types of molding - A beautiful koi project in three levels of relief carving A realistic baseball cap in the round  A charming wren in the round

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Chris Pye's Woodcarving Course & Reference Manual: A Beginner's Guide to Traditional Techniques

SKU:
U5-ChrisPyes-4567
Location:
U8-8069
Cat No:
SNW4245
Product ID:
DEALMAN-U5-ChrisPyes-4567
EAN:
9781565234567
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Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English

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