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Lettercarving in Wood: A Practical Course

Chris Pye

ISBN:

9781565232105

Publisher:

Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc

Publication Date:

2003

Binding:

Softcover

Synopsis:
The detailed art of lettercarving is captured in this resource on carving tools, suitable woods, and alphabetical styles. Progressive exercises and advanced strategies incorporate elements of lettercarving, including spacing, family resemblance, and optical adjustment. Instructions are included on how to carve a complete incised alphabet in the modern roman letter style, an alphabet in modern roman raised letters, and six other letter styles. Thirty-seven practice exercises and nine step-by-step projects such as carving simple signs and fashioning decorative letters on a bowl and a breadboard are provided.

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Other editions: Softcover - 2009, Softcover - 2003, Softcover - 2002, Softcover - 2002, Softcover - 2000, Softcover - 1999, Softcover - 1997, Softcover - 1995, Softcover - 1995


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