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Pete Howlett: Neck Carving
Ref: ARTDVD08


Pete Howlett builds top quality ukulele that are appreciated by musicians the world over. Using the finest quality materials and with over 35 years of experience, his instruments really sing - allowing you to translate the sounds in your head to the music you play.

Pete's international reputation is as a builder and also a teacher. At the International Ukulele Building School he has trained hundreds of students over the years in his traditional, and often innovative techniques and processes.

In this detailed teaching DVD, Pete Howlett shows how to carve Gibson style and Classic style ukulele necks.

Pete teaches a wide range of traditional hand tool techniques. before sharing his innovative templating and machine techniques, which ensure high degrees of accuracy and repeatability.

This course is a valuable resource for established luthiers looking to develop their skills, and equally for those looking to make their first instruments.

DVD Contents:
  • Selecting wood
  • Equipment
  • Preparing the billet
  • Marking out
  • Carving datum
  • Carving heel
  • Carving volute
  • Carving back of neck
Total Running Time: 2hr 29min

NTSC | Copyright © 2015 Artisan Media Ltd.
This DVD is region coded as "0" meaning it will play in all countries.

Price includes VAT 


Price: 30.00 (Including VAT at 20%)

Pete Howlett: Neck Carving

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Murray Taylor: Chip Carving
Ref: ARTDVD09


Murray Taylor is a highly respected woodcarver working in North Wales. Originally trained in jewelery making and design, he carries both his craftsmanship and design skills to his woodcarving, and undertakes a wide range of commissioins for clients.

Murray teaches chip carving and has developed over the years a clear and inspiring course that enables students to master the findamental skills and techniques, opening up a whole new world of exciting design and creation.

In this comprehensive DVD, Murray Taylor teaches everything you need to get started with chip carving. With a clear and inspiring teaching style, Murray shows how to master the techniques of geometric and freeform carving. This is all supplemented by a wealth of information that will help beginners and more advanced carvers alike. The DVD also includes a great Introductory Project to get you started.

DVD Contents:
  • Selecting wood
  • Equipment
  • Geometric patterns
  • Sharpening
  • Laying out panels
  • Freeform carving
  • Applying finishes
  • Sources for design
  • Introductory project
Total Running Time: 2hr 6min

NTSC | Copyright © 2015 Artisan Media Ltd.
This DVD is region coded as "0" meaning it will play in all countries.

Price includes VAT 


Price: 19.99 (Including VAT at 20%)

Murray Taylor: Chip Carving

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Murray Taylor: Introduction To Letter Carving
Ref: ARTDVD11


In this, the second in Murray Taylor's series of carving DVDs, he teaches everything you need to get started with letter carving in wood.

With a clear and inspiring teaching style, Murray shows how to master the different carving techniques for small and large letters.

DVD contents include:
  • Transferring Fonts to Wood
  • Techniques for Specific Letters
  • Becker and Roman Fonts
  • Small Letter Carving with Knives and Gouges
  • Large Letter Carving with Traditional Tool
  • Alternative Fonts Layout and Spacing
  • Applying Finishes
This is all supplemented by a wealth of information that will help beginners and also more advanced carvers to develop the confidence and skill to apply letter carving to their own pieces of work

Total Running Time: 1hr 46min

NTSC | Copyright © 2016 Artisan Media Ltd.
This DVD is region coded as "0" meaning it will play in all countries.

Price includes VAT 


Price: 19.99 (Including VAT at 20%)

Murray Taylor: Introduction To Letter Carving

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Murray Taylor: Carving Love Spoons
Ref: ARTDVD12


In the third of Murray Taylor's series of carving DVDs, he teaches every thing you need to get started with carving traditional Love Spoons in wood.

With his clear and inspiring teaching style, Murray shows how to master the carving techniques through two projects, the first being at introductory level and the second more advanced.

DVD Contents:
  • Transferring Designs to Wood
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Sharpening
  • Carving Techniques
  • Celtic Knots
  • Fretwork by Hand
  • Fretwork by Machine
  • Applying Finishes
This is all supplemented by a wealth of information that will help beginners and more advanced carvers to develop the confidence and skill to carve their own designs.

Total Running Time: 2hr 17min

NTSC | Copyright © 2016 Artisan Media Ltd.
This DVD is region coded as "0" meaning it will play in all countries.

Price includes VAT 


Price: 19.99 (Including VAT at 20%)

Murray Taylor: Carving Love Spoons

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