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Carving the Historic Western Face

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Carving the Historic Western Face

by Bob Lundy

Bob Lundy takes the carver through three carving projects by showing the carver how to add detail to the western face. He'll show the carver how to create each of the individuals characteristics. This book is for the beginner looking for complete how-to information from start to finish and for the advanced who is interested in a tip or two which improves their work. Bob covers use of hand and power tools, materials, wood selection, repairing cracks, feathers, and pipes. Detailed illustrated instructions with black and white  photos to use as a study model for 3 projects. The gallery of finished carvings gives the reader ideas to fire the imagination and create a variety of different western faces. Bob helps the carver through each project step-by-step while showing how to add character,  such as life-like eyes, wrinkles in faces, and the details to realistic looking hair. Use the illustrated instructions and the knowledge of Bob Lundy to create your very own life like carving that stands out from any other carving.

Carving the Historic Western Face Projects:

  • Cowboy with big mustache wearing a cowboy hat , with a cigarette hanging from the side of his mouth.
  • Crow Warrior Indian with wind blown hair with a feather in it and shell fastener necklace.
  • Mountain Man with big beard and mustache wearing a bear claw necklace and Cowboy hat smoking a pipe.

Carving The Historic Western Face Book Specifications:

  • Softcover.
  • 113 Pages.
  • Author, Bob Lundy.
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