Carve
Carve
By Melanie Abrantes Norwegian Wood meets How to Tie a Tie in this irresistible gift for DIY enthusiasts. Using just a tool or two (a pocketknife and a gouge), readers will learn how to whittle 12 small objects, from a coffee spoon to a pair of dice, that take just a few hours to finishand in the process carve out a little peace and quiet for themselves. Carve is an accessible guide to a...
£12.99 (VAT exempt)
Carving the Acanthus Leaf
Carving the Acanthus Leaf
By Mary May Learning to carve the acanthus leaf is – for carvers – like a pianist learning a Chopin étude, a young oil painter studying the genius of Rembrandt or an aspiring furniture maker learning to cut dovetails by hand. For carvers, especially those who focus on Classical Western ornament, there comes a time they will inevitably encounter the acanthus leaf, learn it,...
£54.00 (VAT exempt)

Grinling Gibbons Master Carver
Grinling Gibbons Master Carver
by Paul Rabbitts Master Carver Grinling Gibbons (1648–1721) is famous for his breathtakingly delicate, intricate and realistic carvings, both in wood and stone. Tantalising cascades of fruit and flowers, puffy-cheeked cherubs, crowds of figures and flourishes of architecture are all trademark features of his energetic, animated carvings that grace stately homes, palaces, churches and colleges...
£8.99 (VAT exempt)
Lettercarving in Wood: A Practical Course
Lettercarving in Wood: A Practical Course
By Chris Pye Letters are everywhere and lettercarving in wood is a tremendously useful skill for a carver to have: from memorials to signing work; from decorating bowls to house signs. This book from internationally renowned woodcarving instructor Chris Pye will teach you fundamental lettercarving skills with which to artfully add words or text to an otherwise plain piece of wood. For beginners,...
£25.95 (VAT exempt)

Make a Folding Spoon
Make a Folding Spoon
By Jane Mickelborough Make a Folding Spoon is a comprehensive 'how to' guide on carving your own wooden, folding, spoon. It includes plans to help you develop and design your own style as well as old spoons that you can learn from. Written and illustrated by Jane in a unique, comic book style. "I am so pleased to introduce you to this wonderful book Make A Folding Spoon by Jane Mickleborough......
£10.95 (VAT exempt)
Relief Carving in Wood: A Practical Introduction
Relief Carving in Wood: A Practical Introduction
By Chris Pye This is a unique book for woodcarvers. Master woodcarver Chris Pye digs deeply into the process of relief carving by pulling apart a single subject, clearly demonstrating how low and high relief carvings 'work' and how to go about carving them. Follow this book step by step and you'll learn about the tools and how to handle them properly, and fundamental, transferable carving skills...
£30.00 (VAT exempt)

Slojd in Wood
Slojd in Wood
by Jögge Sundqvist We'd like you to visit the world of slöjd, a place where people make the things they need using simple tools and materials that are all around them. Your guide on this journey is Jögge Sundqvist, who has been making things with his hands and little bits of steel since he was a boy. To join in, you need only a knife and a few other simple tools to make useful...
£42.00 (VAT exempt)
Swedish Carving Techniques
Swedish Carving Techniques
By Wille Sundqvist For all those looking for this much sought-after handbook, the wait is over. Originally published in 1990 and out of print for almost 10 years, Swedish Carving Techniques by Wille Sundqvist has enjoyed cult status among carvers and craftsmen and is widely considered the bible of spoon carvers. Now a brand-new issue, just like the 1990 version, can be yours. In an honest, straightforward...
£21.99 (VAT exempt)

Woodcarving: Tools, Materials & EquipmentWoodcarving: Tools, Materials & Equipment
Woodcarving: Tools, Materials & Equipment
By Chris Pye Woodcarving, Tools, Materials & Equipment is jam-packed with information about the craft of woodcarving. This well-illustrated guide by master carver Chris Pye covers all you need to know about the tools of the trade. Covering a wide array of carving challenges such as proper clamping technique to the strengths and limitations of tools, expert Chris Pye offers a wealth of information...
£29.00 (VAT exempt)