Carving Spoons, Revised Second Edition by Shirley Adler
Carving Spoons, Revised Second Edition is your introduction to learn how to carve these hand-crafted objects of utility and sentiment. Spoon carving instructor Shirley Adler will get you started making beautiful spoons to keep for yourself or give away. All you need are a few small scraps of wood and some common carving tools. Shirley provides step-by-step instructions for shaping the bowl and adding detail to the handle. She offers a thorough introduction to carving basics, from selecting tools and materials to making models, transferring patterns, sanding, finishing, and handling mistakes. The featured 45 ready-to-use patterns offer dozens of mix-and-match designs for both beginning and experienced carvers. A colorful photo gallery shows a gorgeous selection of finished spoons, and an introduction to Welsh and Scandinavian spoon carving traditions provides a rich context for this historical craft.
|Size||8.5" x 11.0" x 0.2756"|
|Product Form||Paperback / softback