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ISBN-10: 1565233662

ISBN-13: 9781565233669

Edition: 2009

Authors: Everett Ellenwood

List price: $14.95
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With just a few basic tools, scrap wood, and safety rules outlined in this fun introduction to woodcarving, children will soon be on their way to creating personal keepsakes and hand-carved gifts for their family. Offering an overview of wood and its varieties, this book examines the anatomy of a tree, how to choose the best wood for carving, defects commonly found in wood, and where to find "free" wood in nature. Stressing safety above all else, the guide teaches junior carvers how to correctly size protective gloves, make their own thumb guards, properly handle tools, and how to use wood finishing supplies. Woodcarving tools are covered in depth, with each tool's use explained,…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Everett Ellenwood has been a carving instructor for more than 25 years. He has made two best-selling videos, Beginning Woodcarving and Sharpening Simplified.