Relief Carving In Wood: A Practical Introduction

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Within this full-color tutorial that outlines the entire carving process, beginners will find guidance on setting up a workplace; choosing and using tools and materials; even what to do if things go wrong. Suggestions for “next steps” include more advanced techniques and advice on designing projects.

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A complete carving tutorial, leading you in detail through the process of carving in both low and high relief. It’s the next best thing to having the master by your side as you learn to carve. Each stage is illustrated with and line drawings, and the book answers many of the questions that beginners may ask.

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Chris Pye has been carving professionally for over 20 years. He started carving for a house-sign company, being paid per letter. Hundreds of signs later he had perfected an efficient and precise way of lettering, which he shares here. Chris writes regularly for Woodcarving magazine, and has written other books on carving. In addition to teaching woodcarving for all abilities, his is ordained into the Western Buddhist Order. He lives in Herefordshire, England with his family.

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