COMPLETE BOOK OF GOURD CARVING
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|The Complete Book of Gourd Carving
is the first carving
book devoted entirely to carving on gourds. It is a definitive
how-to book for fretwork (cutouts), engraving, linear carving,
chip carving, gouge work, relief carving and inlay using hand
tools and powered rotary carvers on gourds. See wonderful historical
examples from Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands and South America.
Make intricate cutouts with hand tools and miniature gourd saws.
Discover age-old Peruvian carving technqiues using the handmade
burin. Study how simple variations on a theme can make dramatic
differences in your design. Be the first in your gourd patch to
learn several methods of chip carving. You'll see gouge work that'll
knock your socks off. Be amazed by relief carving created using
hand and power tools. Learn how to use various inlay materials
to create stunning work. Includes a tutorial for using Inlace
products. The Complete Book of Gourd Carving
work of 92 artists. There are 625 full color photographs including
step-by-step photographic instructions. 192 pages.
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Complete Book of Gourd Carving
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