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Author: Irish, LoraBrand: Design OriginalsFeatures: Fox Chapel Pub Co IncBinding: PaperbackNumber Of Pages: 128Publisher: Fox Chapel PublishingRelease Date: 01-03-2013Details: Product description If you want to master the art of carving in relief, this comprehensive guidebook will teach you all you need to know! Clear, in-depth instructions Step-by-step exercises How-to photographs 11 original projects Relief Carving Workshop takes you through every element of the relief carving process, from start to finish. Acclaimed carver and instructor Lora S. Irish shows you the easy way to learn, with step-by-step exercises on a practice board that introduce all of the essential cuts, contouring, and smoothing steps used in basic relief woodcarving. She reveals how easy it is to make each individual stroke, and shows how great relief carving simply involves using these same cuts over and over again. Clear, in-depth instructions and dozens of how-to photographs accompany eleven original new projects. You'll learn how to handle your tools, prepare a wood surface, follow a pattern, and apply a finish. With a few sharp tools, a smooth piece of wood, and this new book, you'll soon be confidently carving exquisite birds & animals, portraits, dragons, landscapes, wood spirits, flowers, borders, Celtic knots, and more. From the Back Cover Master the Basics of Creating BeautifulRELIEF CARVINGS If you want to master the art of carving in relief, this comprehensive guidebook will teach you everything you need to know. Relief Carving Workshop takes you through every element of the relief carving process, from start to finish. Acclaimed carver and instructor Lora S. Irish shows you the easy way to learn, with step-by-step exercises on a practice board that introduce all of the essential cuts, contouring, and smoothing steps used in basic relief woodcarving. She reveals how easy it is to make each individual stroke, and shows how great relief carving simply involves using these same cuts over and over again. Clear, in-depth instructions and dozens of how-to photographs accompany eleven original new projects. You'll learn how to handle your tools, prepare a wood surface, follow a pattern, and apply a finish. With a few sharp tools, a smooth piece of wood, and this new book, you'll soon be confidently carving exquisite birds, portraits, dragons, landscapes, wood spirits, and more. Inside you'll find everything you need to get started: Eleven new step-by-step projects Stunning original designs and patterns Sgraffito, bas-relief, and high relief carving Skill-building exercises on a practice board Selecting, handling, and sharpening carving tools Wood selection and preparation How to work with relief carving patterns Finishing techniques with oil, wax, and acrylics About the Author Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 500,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. A comprehensive tutorial for beginners taking you through every element of the releif carving process. Uses a step-by-step practice board teaching method and 10 original patterns.Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.4 x 0.5 inchesLanguages: English

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Small:11" L x 12" W x 2.5" H Large: 15" L x 16" W x 4" H Hand Carved: Shape & Size May Vary Slightly Spanish Oak Hand Carved Made in Mexico Indoor Use Finding that perfect vessel can be challenging. Darby Creek has curated a special collection of vessels and vases for all of your home décor needs. Hand crafted from Spanish Oak, this bread dough bowl is the perfect vessel for your fresh fruit, jewelry, keys or even on its own! It also makes for the perfect unexpected gift for that special someone in your life! Each bowl is hand carved and may have variations in color, size and shape.

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Wooden figurine of Allfather Many centuries had passed since vikings inhabited our lands, though the glory of ancient heroes is not forgotten. Nowadays, you can have a powerful statue of Norse God right in your house in one click. Odin (Wodan, Wuodan, Wuotan) was widely worshiped by pagans in German, Scandinavian...

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Another Fine Wood, Handmade Carving by our Artist Oleg! The magnificent battles and powerful characters of ancient Norse sagas come to life in this special Viking collection. In these works, our artist Oleg captures the essence of his favorite tales and characters so that other mythology buffs and Viking enthusiasts like all of us, can feel like they are holding a real artifact from times when Thor made thunder with his hammer, Loki played his games and tricks, and Odin and his raven watched over all. Oleg's wood carvings are a result of years and years of hard work and experience which brought elegance, delicacy and precision to create these magnificent artworks.CARE INSTRUCTIONS:Carvings require no special care – just dust off with a clean, dry cloth as needed. Avoid contact with water. Made of Iroko wood and a finishing touch of 100% ecological wax. Iroko is a large hardwood tree from the west coast of tropical Africa that can live up to 500 years Available Size: 3.9 x 3.9 inch, 10 x 10 cm 5.9 x 5.9 inch, 15 x 15 cm 7.8 x 7.8 inch, 20 x 20 cm 9.8 x 9.8 inch, 25 x 25 cm 11.8 x 11.8 inch, 30 x 30 cm 13.7 x 13.7 inch, 35 x 35 cm 16.5 x 16.5 inch, 42 x 42 cm 19.6 x 19.6 inch, 50 x 50 cm 21.6 x 21.6 inch, 55 x 55 cm Processing takes 3-5 days. Express Shipping from Spain takes about 3-7 business days on average.

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A curious, endearing young bear explores the deep forest in this sculpture by Nyoman Sudiana, carved by hand from suar wood. The carver's flair for detail results in a highly expressive piece, enhanced by the wistful expression in the bruin's eyes. Suar wood Signed by the artist 5.5" Tall Handmade in & fairly traded from Indonesia Due to the handmade nature of this item, wood grain, color, and pattern will vary

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Wayan Rendah carves this magnificent sculpture from richly-grained suar wood. The bond between mother and child is shown through soaring lines and contemporary styling in this ageless statuette. Suar wood 11.75" H (29.8 cm) Handmade in & fairly traded from Indonesia Due to the handmade nature of this product, wood grain, color, and pattern will vary.

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Author: Irish, Lora SBrand: Fox Chapel PublishingFeatures: Used Book in Good ConditionBinding: PaperbackNumber Of Pages: 128Publisher: Fox Chapel PublishingRelease Date: 01-06-2008Details: From transferring the carving pattern to preparing the wood and evaluating the various levels of depth, every cut of the carving process is carefully illustrated and explained in this beginner's guide. Carvers will learn which tools are best for which cuts and why; how to create realistic eyes, noses, and other facial features; and how to add texture to their projects. Ten additional projects await once the first whimsical tree spirit is completed, each of which includes three styles of patterns: an outline for cutting the basic shape, a depth pattern indicating the levels of relief, and a shaded pattern indicating texture and shadow.Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.3 x 0.5 inchesLanguages: English

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Author: Beiderman, CharlesBrand: Dover PublicationsEdition: ReissueFeatures: 800759256877 Brand New Item / Unopened Product Dover Publications Binding: PaperbackNumber Of Pages: 192Release Date: 01-08-1988Details: Product Description "An excellent book for all carvers." — The Mallet "A woodcarver is one who can take a scrap of wood, breathe life into it with patient, skilled hands, and make it a warm object of lasting beauty. That is creativity," say award-winning craftsmen Beiderman and Johnston in this well-organized and highly instructive guidebook that tells you everything you need to know to create attractive woodcarvings. Especially written for the novice, it shows how to produce realistic animals, flowers, and humorous figures in a variety of forms: in the round, in relief, and as line carvings. A wide spectrum of more than 60 project patterns offers practical plans and ideas for carvers at all levels of expertise. The authors provide a detailed yet easy-to-follow introduction to carving tools and how to use them. There are also helpful hints to guide beginning carvers through difficult stages of carving, and expert advice on painting and finishing, woodcarving as gifts, how to exhibit and enter carvings in competition, and much more. You'll even find a whole chapter devoted to carving birds. Abundantly illustrated with over 200 photographs and detailed line drawings, this first paperback edition of The Beginner's Handbook of Woodcarving will be welcomed by any would-be woodcarver seeking a thorough, reliable, and crystal-clear introduction to the age-old art of carving wood. From the Back Cover "An excellent book for all carvers." — The Mallet "A woodcarver is one who can take a scrap of wood, breathe life into it with patient, skilled hands, and make it a warm object of lasting beauty. That is creativity," say award-winning craftsmen Beiderman and Johnston in this well-organized and highly instructive guidebook that tells you everything you need to know to create attractive woodcarvings. Especially written for the novice, it shows how to produce realistic animals, flowers, and humorous figures in a variety of forms: in the round, in relief, and as line carvings. A wide spectrum of more than 60 project patterns offers practical plans and ideas for carvers at all levels of expertise. The authors provide a detailed yet easy-to-follow introduction to carving tools and how to use them. There are also helpful hints to guide beginning carvers through difficult stages of carving, and expert advice on painting and finishing, woodcarving as gifts, how to exhibit and enter carvings in competition, and much more. You'll even find a whole chapter devoted to carving birds. Abundantly illustrated with over 200 photographs and detailed line drawings, this first paperback edition of The Beginner's Handbook of Woodcarving will be welcomed by any would-be woodcarver seeking a thorough, reliable, and crystal-clear introduction to the age-old art of carving wood.Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.3 x 0.6 inchesLanguages: English

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Wayan Rendah carves accacia wood by hand into a detailed cobra statue. The snake's arched head and coiled tail reveal its strength and charisma in a powerful way. In Bali, the cobra is considered a holy serpent, often portrayed in the company of Siwa, the god of balance. Siwa is one of the three gods in Bali that governs birth, life and death. Siwa is often shown with a cobra that rests on his head and around his neck while he peacefully sits in a meditative state. Acacia wood 9.75" H (24.8 cm) Handmade in & fairly traded from Indonesia Due to the handmade nature of this product, exact wood grain, color and pattern may vary.

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