Carving Woodspirits: The Basics

Carving Woodspirits: The Basics

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Learn everything you need to know to begin a hobby in woodcarving. Carving Woodspirits: The Basics is a complete guide to understanding basic woodcarving fundamentals including safety, sharpening, tools, wood, and finishing. It is a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in carving wood!

People all over the world have been carving woodspirits for hundreds of years. Learning how to carve a woodspirit is a perfect first project when learning to carve, especially if you are interested in adapted to more details carvings including carving caricatures, realistic figures, relief carving, Santas, and many others. Authors Susan Hendrix and PJ Peery guide you step-by-step through the entire process of carving a simple yet satisfying woodspirit face. Each step is clearly taught along with full colour pictures,drawings and diagrams to aid in the learning process. The carving process has been simplified and the entire project is carved using only 3 tools. 

Carving Woodspirits: The Basics includes:

  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Information on how to sharpen carving tools
  • Instructions on making basic cuts including push cuts, pull cuts, and stop cuts
  • A guide on the best tools and woods to use for carving
  • Detailed instructions on carving eyes
  • Gallery of finished carvings
  • Woodspirit patterns
  • Over 30 years worth of tips and tricks to help a beginner woodcarver
  • Much more!

Author: Susan L. Hendrix & Paul “PJ” Peery
Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: Woodcraft Publishing (2020)

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