Back by popular demand ten years after the publication of the original hardcover, this paperback edition of Custom Gunstock Carving gives in-depth instruction on the cutting and carving techniques that make up the gunstock carver's art--from preparing proper working conditions to selecting a pattern to the cutting itself. Author Phillip R. Eck also discusses using different types of wood, preparing the surface for carving, and locating design sources. Featuring an impressive selection of full-scale patterns, this book is essential for any shooter looking to add a personal touch to his or her weapon.
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This is a detailed guide to the gunstock carver's art-from descriptions of proper working conditions and tools to explanations of design selection, pattern making, and a wide variety of cutting methods. He also offers a gallery of ready-to-use, full-scale patterns for buttstock and grip carvings and decorative accents and borders.About the Author:
Phillip R. Eck is a self-taught artist who has been carving gunstocks for more than thirty-five years. A past director of the Maryland Rifle and Pistol Association, he lives in Baltimore.
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Book Description Stackpole Books, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000014847
Book Description Stackpole Books, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110811703487
Book Description Stackpole Books, U.S.A., 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Brand New with new Dust Jacket Stackpole Books. Mechanicsburg, PA. 1995 1st edition. Large 4to. Ppix,198. Color plates, b/w illustrations, glossary. Mint in dust-wrapper. "In this complete, illustrated reference, Philip Eck presents a detailed guide to the gun stock carver's art - from descriptions of proper working conditions and tools to explanations of design .and .methods. He also offers a gallery of ready to use, full scale patterns. Color photographs of the author's finished work illustrate how using proper techniques can lead to .success." Chapters include; proper working conditions; tools; design selection and preparation; pattern forming and design application; patterns for troublesome pistol grip configurations; stock preparation and finishing; cutting exercises; full-scale carving exercises; techniques for low-relief carving; gallery of full-scale designs. Bookseller Inventory # 000518
Book Description Stackpole Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0811703487 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0398644
Book Description Stackpole Books, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0811703487