by Dennis Moor. Carving beautiful designs in wood is easier than you think! Chip carving - a simple method of woodcarving in which knives are used to remove selected "chips" of wood in a single piece - has a long and respected history as a decorative art form. In Chip Carver's Workbook, noted chip carver and instructor Dennis Moor will introduce you to this timeless craft that is easy to learn and produces beautiful, ornate results. In his engaging and accessible teaching style, Dennis Moor outlines the basics of wood selection, tools and sharpening, layout, lettering, and finishing while instructing you on the techniques that will have you decorating household items and creating artistic pieces in a variety of designs.Seven enjoyable and useful projects will guide you through the process of mastering this classic art form: Napkin Holder, Plant Box, Letter Holder, Trinket Box, Tissue Box Holder, Mailbox, and Cheese and Cracker Tray.Chip Carver's Workbook also contains an inspiring photo gallery of finished pieces plus a comprehensive listing of supply sources.96 pgs., softcover.Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing (April 1, 2005).ISBN-10: 1565232577.ISBN-13: 978-1565232570.