By John Zanzalari While carving Santa figures is my hobby, doing so in a manner that implies a cold stormy ... Carving Transfer the pattern onto the block of wood, then remove as much waste material as possible with a band saw.
Author: Editors of Woodcarving Illustrated
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Get ready for winter with Handcarved Christmas, Updated Second Edition! This carving book contains 40 classic, heartwarming projects from the last two decades of Woodcarving Illustrated magazine. With a mix of illustrated step-by-step guides for beginners and more pared-down pattern profiles for advanced carvers, this compilation is perfect for carvers of all skill levels. From an angel tree topper and a family of easy-to-carve penguins to nearly two dozen Santas and so much more, this volume has everything you need to make nonstop woodchips for the most wonderful time of the year. The featured carving patterns and projects are from some of today’s leading carving experts, including Shawn Cipa, Floyd Rhadigan, Chris Pye, Don Dearolf, Rick Jensen, Robert Biermann, and Sandy Smith. There's a project inside this best-of Woodcarving Illustrated collection for everyone, from beginners to advanced craftsmen. With step-by-step instructions and color photos, readers are guaranteed a very merry carving experience.