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How to carve wood : a book of projects and techniques

Author: Richard Bütz
Publisher: Newtown, Conn. : Taunton Press, ©1984.
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All you need to get started carving is a piece of wood, a small pocketknife and some quiet time to work. What you make is up to you. You might whittle small figures at the kitchen table, try your had at intricate ribbon moldings or even carve your own coat of arms.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bütz
ISBN: 0918804205 9780918804204
OCLC Number: 11610526
Notes: "A Fine woodworking book"--Title page verso.
Description: 215 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Tools and work space --
Sharpening --
Woods and finishes --
Design --
Whittling --
Chip carving --
Relief carving --
Wildlife carving --
Lettering --
Architectural carving.
Responsibility: Richard Bütz.

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All you need to get started carving is a piece of wood, a small pocketknife and some quiet time to work. What you make is up to you. You might whittle small figures at the kitchen table, try your had at intricate ribbon moldings or even carve your own coat of arms.

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"How to Carve Wood"

by censuscrawler (WorldCat user published 2013-07-24) Excellent Permalink

A perfect first book for the beginning woodcarver; Butz has created a complete course on the subject. He covers all the main topics, from tools and how to sharpen them, to woods and finishes, and the elements of design. He presents the various carving styles in logical progression, beginning with...
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