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Extreame Savings! Up to 44% off on Wood Crafts & Carving at Book Sellers Union. Top brands include Stackpole Books, Design Originals, Brand: Sterling Pub Co Inc, Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC, Dover Publications, Books, Fox Chapel Publishing, Dover Pubns, imusti, Quarry Books, Schiffer Publishing, Maker Media, Inc, Brand: Fox Chapel Publishing, Rizzoli, & Sterling. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.

Carving & Painting an American Kestrel with Floyd Scholz
By Stackpole Books
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ean: 9780811724937, isbn: 081172493X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Sharp, full-color photos clarify each step of the carving and painting process Carving tips from an award-winning artist Full-size, ready-to-use patterns with an extensive resource list for carvers In this sixth book of the Carving and Painting series, carvers are led through all the phases of carving an American Kestrel--from roughing out the major feather groups to carving the head and adding individual feathers. The finishing touches--burning, texturing, and painting--are fully described,

Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish (Fox Chapel Publishing) Practical & Comprehensive with 300+ Color Photos and 40+ Reference Tables & Troubleshooting Guides
By Design Originals
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mpn: 978-1-56523-566-3, ean: 9781565235663, isbn: 1565235665,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
Take the mystery out of wood finishing! Inside you will find: The latest technical updates on materials and techniques—from spray guns to French polishing Detailed instructions and explanations that take the mystery out of the science More than 300 color photos that help you distinguish between products, make decisions, and solve problems More than 40 must-have reference tables and troubleshooting guides For more than 18 years, Bob Flexner has been inspiring woodworkers with his writings

Hobo & Tramp Art Carving: An Authentic American Folk Tradition
By Brand: Sterling Pub Co Inc
SKU: #QX-054-X5-6199806
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sku: QX-054-X5-6199806, ean: 9780806931852, isbn: 080693185X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
A vibrant tribute and how-to introduction to a craft that was once immensely common yet has become rare today. Hoboes used to use their pocketknives to whittle distinctively whimsical pieces, many containing a characteristic ball-in-the-cage or chain design. Tramps, on the other hand, made more functional items using chip-carving techniques on cigar-box wood. Learn how to reproduce hobo and tramp art, and make candlesticks, a neckerchief slide, a picture frame, and more. A glorious, full-color

Soap Crafting: Step-by-Step Techniques for Making 31 Unique Cold-Process Soaps
By Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
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ean: 9781612120898, isbn: 161212089X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Make your own custom-tailored and perfectly formed cold-process soaps! Learn how to use milk jugs and yogurt containers for molds, and how coffee, avocado, and even beer can add unique dimensions to your creations. This encouraging introduction to the art of soapmaking makes it simple to master the techniques you need to safely and easily produce your own enticingly fragrant soaps.Used Book in Good Condition.

Making Animated Whirligigs (Dover Woodworking)
By Dover Publications
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ean: 9780486400495, isbn: 0486400492,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
The handcrafted, wind-powered toys known as whirligigs have enchanted observers for centuries with their whimsical images: birds with spinning wings, people waving their arms, and countless other fanciful figures. In this volume, an expert at designing and making whirligigs shows both novices and experienced woodcrafters how to create more than two dozen large-scale animated models.The author's easy-to-follow discussions of design and construction covers key elements such as the propeller and

Sculpting in Wire (Basics of Sculpture)
By Books
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mpn: 713688874, ean: 9780713688870, isbn: 0713688874,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Very much aimed at beginners, there are 6 projects of increasing difficulty, aiming to teach people how to sculpt in wire from the most basic starting point up through to soldering.Bloomsbury Academic Visual Art.

Decoys: Sixty Living and Outstanding North American Carvers
By Fox Chapel Publishing
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ean: 9781565233362, isbn: 1565233360,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Sixty great contemporary decoy carvers from North America are highlighted in this illustrated book discussing artist techniques and inspiration. Full-color photographs throughout.Used Book in Good Condition.

Carving Early American Weathervanes: 16 Decorative Projects
By Dover Pubns
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ean: 9780486252230, isbn: 048625223X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
Weathervanes have been familiar sights atop American buildings since Colonial Times when they embellished countless homes, public buildings and business enterprises, While many of the more ornate models were made of copper, a large number of the popular rooftop decorations were handcrafted from wood.... This collection of authentic early American weathervanes contains full-size templates for 16 classic vanes. (Each design appears on a double-page spread, thee templates are up to 17'' long.)

Caricature Carving (Best of WCI): Expert Techniques and 30 All-Time Favorite Projects (Best of Woodcarving Illustrated)
By Fox Chapel Publishing
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mpn: full colour throughout, 15 line drawings, ean: 9781565234741, isbn: 156523474X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
Have fun creating amusing figures with ideas, expert techniques and tips collected in this great reference book of projects from the editors of Woodcarving Illustrated.Fox Chapel Publishing.

Whittling the Old Sea Captain, Revised Edition
By imusti
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ean: 9781565238152, isbn: 156523815X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Come aboard with carver Mike Shipley as he shows you how to carve a sea-worthy old captain and his crew. More than 100 step-by-step photos show you how to carve, paint and stain the salty Old Sea Captain and his first and second mates. Patterns are also included for making buoys, lobster traps and wooden crates to set an entire sea-faring scene. Includes step-by-step carving and painting demonstrations, patterns, and color photos of the finished crew.Fox Chapel Publishing.

Ultimate Soap Carving: Easy, Oddly Satisfying Techniques for Creating Beautiful Designs--25 Step-by-Step Projects
By Quarry Books
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ean: 9781631597244, isbn: 1631597248,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
In Ultimate Soap Carving, Makiko Sone—founder of the Mizutama.Soap YouTube channel—shares her secrets for designing and hand carving a variety of beautiful soap designs by cutting, shredding, shaping, sculpting, and other oddly satisfying techniques that ASMR fans will love. Inside, you will find:Essential Supplies: Discover which knives and soaps work best for carving.Key Techniques: Learn how to prepare soap, hold a knife for carving, and make grooves, incisions, triangles, waves, and

Carving Patterns by Frank C. Russell: From the Stonegate Woodcarving School (Schiffer Book for Carvers)
By Schiffer Publishing
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ean: 9780764324734, isbn: 076432473X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
This pattern book provides over 100 woodcarving patterns and accompanying illustrations for 72 birds, animals, and fish. Each pattern has been used successfully by both Russell and his students to carve stunning figures in wood. While the patterns are the primary focus, general carving instructions for birds, animals, and fish are provided. Guidelines for enhancing the figures produced from these patterns include accurate glass eye placement, construction of wire birds' feet, and texturing

Carving Shorebirds: With Full-Size Templates
By Dover Publications
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ean: 9780486242873, isbn: 0486242870,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
Sixteen full-size patterns (all double-page spreads) for 19 North American shorebirds with clear carving directions and step-by-step instructions. Color photos of completed projects appear on covers. Introduction..

Make: Tips and Tales from the Workshop: A Handy Reference for Makers
By Maker Media, Inc
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ean: 9781680450798, isbn: 1680450794,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
The hard-earned tips and tricks gained by experience are the hidden currency of makers -- passed along in workshops and makerspaces by example and by retelling -- shared wisdom that will help you work smarter, easier, and more efficiently. Who doesn't remember with gratitude the insider secrets they learned from from a parent, shop teacher, or artisan? The best ones are never forgotten!This benchtop reference collects hundreds of ingenious and indispensable shop tips and pearls of wisdom

Wooden Puzzles: 20 Handmade Puzzles and Brain Teasers
By imusti
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ean: 9781631863608, isbn: 1631863606,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
What could be better than a woodworking project that expands your woodworking skills, results in a gallery-worthy project that will bring hours of entertainment, and could even make a dent in your pile of scrap wood? 20 of those projects compiled into one great book. In Wooden Puzzles, master puzzle maker BRIAN MENOLD takes you step-by-step through the construction of 20 ingenious puzzle designs. With plenty of clear photographs and illustrations along the way, you’ll have no problem creating

Relief Carving Wood Spirits, Revised Edition: A Step-By-Step Guide for Releasing Faces in Wood
By Brand: Fox Chapel Publishing
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mpn: 43171-580372, ean: 9781565238022, isbn: 1565238028,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
With this book any carver can stand beside the workbench of acclaimed artist Lora S. Irish and learn everything she has to teach about creating an expressive wood spirit. Lora clearly explains the relief carving process from start to finish: every cut, every tool change, and every depth check. The entire craft is here, from preparing the wood to roughing out and detailing the wood spirit to applying a long-lasting finish. No step is left out and no technique is left unexplained. The author

Step-By-Step Relief Carving: Mastering the Use of Light and Perspective in Woodcarving
By Fox Chapel Publishing
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ean: 9781565231016, isbn: 1565231015,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
''A successful relief carving relies not just on the artist's ability to carve the wood, but also on the ability to make use of light and shadow to create depth. This step-by-step guide explores both of these key elements and uses start-to-finish instructions, photographs, and detailed captions to explain what traits make a good relief carving. Also included are illustrations and exercises that reinforce the importance of light in relief, practice exercises to improve carving skills, and

Carving Crazy Critters
By Brand: Fox Chapel Publishing
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ean: 9781565231146, isbn: 1565231147,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
Ten full-size, detailed patterns for animal figures are included in this beautifully illustrated guide to caricature carving. An informative discussion of materials acquaints both the novice and the seasoned carver with the specific tools and types of wood used for these carvings. Technical information about gouges, chisels, paintbrushes, and paints accompany instructions for roughing out, detail carving, painting, and finishing. Photographs of each of the 10 works-in-progress as well as the

20th Century Factory Glass
By Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847822539, isbn: 0847822532,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
The only comprehensive reference book regarding internationally produced glassware for the home, 20th Century Factory Glass is required reading for glass collectors and enthusiasts alike. Featuring every great designer, from Louis Comfort Tiffany to Alvar Aalto, as well as companies from Baccarat to Steuben, this volume provides clues to identifying marks, codes, and labels. Sure, glass has been around since ancient Mesopotamia, but some say the real art of glass wasn't developed until

Making Gourd Musical Instruments: Over 60 String, Wind & Percussion Instruments & How to Play Them
By Sterling
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ean: 9781402745034, isbn: 1402745036,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Pluck them, bang them, shake them, and blow into them! These instruments—from wood temple gongs to water drums and stamping tubes—produce every type of joyful noise. Make a fun “gourd orchestra” of rattles, like a Mesoamerican Indian rain stick and African shekere; a Caribbean guiro; a gorgeous mbira or thumb piano; and friction drums that wail or roar. There are instruments from near and far, from the unusual to the familiar banjo and guitar. Tips on choosing, cleaning, and sealing a

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