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Carving Found Wood 10 Top Carvers Share Techniques and Inspirations for One-Of-a-Kind Driftwood, Bark and Other Natural Form Pieces

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ISBN-10: 1565231597

ISBN-13: 9781565231597

Edition: 2002

Authors: Vic Hood, Jack A. Williams

List price: $19.95
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Woodworkers of all skill levels will find inspiration and practical advice in this collection of the wisdom of thirty expert woodcarvers who create their art exclusively from found materials. Each artist is highlighted through extensive interviews, beautiful photographs of finished work, and step-by-step instructions for the techniques used. Topics include the qualities of a variety of woods, where to find usable wood, how to work with cracks and knots, and what tools are needed to make the best of what nature has to offer.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/10/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.880

Jack A. Williams is a commercial photographer working from his studio in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photography was once a hobby for Jack until he discovered he could make a living doing what he enjoyed. He then needed a new hobby, so in 1973 he started woodcarving. His artistic talents have been demonstrated with a third Best of Show in the first National Caricature Carving Competition held at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri; a Best of Show at the Ward Wildfowl Carving Competition in Ocean City, Maryland; Peoples and Carvers Choice and Best of Wood Sculpture at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; and Best of Division at the International Woodcarvers Congress in Davenport, Iowa. Jack…