For those of you who really enjoy relief carving this book is definetly for you. It has many all time favorite projects and patterns to choose from. Also it shows you some techniques to relief carving that you may want to learn more about or haven't tried yet. This sure will bring out your skills that you have. Some of the patterns have material and tool lists that you will want to reference to when doing these projects. This book all in all is a very helpful resource to use when you are relief carving.