Relief Craving in Wood : The next best thing to having private lessons with one of the world's best carvers! Renowned professional wood carver Chris Pye teaches everything you need to know to start carving in both low and high relief. Using just one design--a simple fish--the author explains exactly what he is doing, and why he is doing it, every step of the way. Within this full-color tutorial beginners will find guidance in setting up a workplace; the how-tos of choosing, caring for, and using tools and materials; detailed, illustrated instructions for the entire carving process; and what to do if things go wrong. Suggestions for "next steps" include more advanced techniques and advice on designing projects. Students who work their way through this practical manual will acquire a range of essential woodcarving skills--and the confidence to use them. 176 pages (all in color), 8 1/4 x 10 7/8.
NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.
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