The Art of Woodcarving: A Step-By-Step Guide to Sculpting in Wood

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Woodcarving, with its cultural roots in African, North American, and Oceanic cultures, has been a powerful art form for centuries. The Art of Woodcarving reviews this rich history, then focuses on the properties of various woods and the sculpting, sharpening, and finishing tools used on them. Chapters are devoted to constructing the wood block, carving and handling the wood, and finishing and displaying the piece. Anchoring and amplifying the lessons just learned are detailed demonstrations of the creation of six sculptures ...

The Art of Woodcarving: A Step-By-Step Guide to Sculpting in Wood 1997, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780823002948

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