Detailed step-by-step instructions describe how you can enjoy practicing Americas first art form - scrimshaw! Projects include making a scrimshawed pendant, handgun grips, belt buckle, and the traditional ship on a whales tooth.
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Illustrated with over 100 photographs, this ever-popular book is now in its eighth printing and is still going strong.
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Book Description 1978. Soft Cover. Book Condition: New. Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. How to Scrimshaw and Carve Ivory includes information on basic scrimshaw techniques, scrimshaw tools and how to make them, preparation of the ivory, and a very useful page of tips on scrimshaw. The heart of the book are the four projects that the author takes you through start-to-finish, with detailed and fully illustrated step-by-step instructions: Making a Pendant (with scrimshaw of a cat) Handgun Grips (with color scrimshaw of roses) Wood Duck on a Belt Buckle and a Classic Sailing Ship on a Whale's Tooth Illustrated with over 100 excellent-quality photographs. Includes a listing of alternatives to the traditional ivory sources (elephant, whale, walrus etc.), such as fossil ivory (mammoth ivory), warthog tusk, bone, horn, shell, vegetable "ivory" (tagua bean), and various synthetic materials including "alternative ivory," paper Micarta, and Corian. In print continuously since 1978, this ever-popular book has proven itself the simplest and least expensive introduction to America's first art form. If you want to try scrimshaw or just want to know how it's done, this is the book for you!. Bookseller Inventory # KW-1978-0940362015-WH2
Book Description Knife World Pubns, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0940362015
Book Description Knife World Pubns, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110940362015