A smooth piece of wood, some sharp carving tools and some relief carving patterns are all that you need to enjoy and master this popular form of art! In this book, Relief Carving Projects and Techniques experience carvers Lora S. Irish, Chuck Solomon, and Dave Hamilton share tips and techniques that they have learned and developed over the years. The lessons they have to teach include how to accurately measure carving levels; how to glue up carving panels so they don't bend; how to use power tools and woodburning in your relief carvings; and how to translate a two-dimensional patterns into a three-dimensional work of art. By following the step-by-step instructions in this book you can create everything from trivets and clock to signs and mantels, or adapt some of the patterns to create your own beautiful relief projects.
Relief Carving Projects and Techniques Patterns Include
A Whimsical Bulldog Bulletin Board.
A Beautiful deep-relief Oak Leaf Mantel.
Functional Gothic-inspired trivets.
A decorative floral sled.
Gift-worthy Heirloom Alphabet Blocks.
A Relief Carved Sunflower Clock.
Carving a House Sign.
A Custom Presentation Plaque.
And Many more!
Relief Carving Projects and Techniques Specifications