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Illustrated Guide to Carving Tree Bark: Releasing Whimsical Houses and Woodspirits from Found Wood

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Award-winning carver Rick Jensen, with the help of carver/photographer Jack A. Williams, helps you release the natural beauty found in a piece of weathered cottonwood bark. He also provides inspiration and direction to create something new and original each time. Inside, you'll find step-by-step instructions on carving a whimsical house and a tree, plus detailed advice on painting and finishing your carvings. You'll learn about the various species of cottonwood and their particular carving characteristics, plus tips on where to find your supplies. You'll find a chapter on bark carving basics, including:
  • Cutting cross-grain
  • Carving soft areas
  • Proper bark carving tools, such as hand tools, power tools, glues and more.
  • 72 Pgs.
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing (July 28, 2004)
  • ISBN-10: 1565232186
  • ISBN-13: 978-1565232181

  • Learn from the artist how to sketch out your ideas before carving, or follow along with a series of detailed patterns of a variety of wood spirits. You'll be guided through each step of the finishing process to gain a soft, touchable finish by using a unique combination of lacquers, waxes, shoe polish, and paint.See 'Ships Direct From Manufacturer' link for warranty and return details.

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