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23%OFFChris Pye - Carving on Turning - 9780946819881 - V9780946819881
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Carving on Turning

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Description for Carving on Turning Paperback. An illustrated guide to new approaches to woodturning and carving. Three basic chapters are followed by 12 illustrated projects covering decorative marks, lettering, low-relief and pierced-relief carving, working in the round and shaping. Advice is given on tools and how to sharpen them. Num Pages: 176 pages, 180 colour photographs, 44 line drawings. BIC Classification: WKDW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (XV) Technical / Manuals. Dimension: 209 x 276 x 12. Weight in Grams: 616.
This handsome book, by talented wordworker and teacher Chris Pye, provides background and introduction to two truly disparate, yet entirely complementary, crafts: carving and turning. Discover how simple decorative marks, through to advanced carving and shaping techniques, can enhance your turned objects and add an element of artistry. Begin with a beautiful sun bowl and a wheat-ear breadboard. Make a vase using low relief, or a dolphin mirror with pierced relief and practice shaping skills while working on a mortar and pestle. 12 projects, arranged by difficulty, introduce more and more skills and provide progressive lessons in technique; all accompanied ... Read more

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Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd United Kingdom
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