Chip Carving Workshop: More Than 200 Ready-to-Use Designs

Chip Carving Workshop: More Than 200 Ready-to-Use Designs

by Lora S. Irish


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Chip Carving Workshop takes beginning woodcarvers through all of the basic chip carving techniques, from tool sharpening and preparation to hand positions, chip cutting, and finishing. Readers will discover how to use both geometric shapes and free form designs to create wonderfully detailed patterns. Practice projects are provided for decorating household items and creating artistic pieces in a variety of original designs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565237766
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Pages: 104
Sales rank: 548,149
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 500,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Chip Carving Techniques
-Practice Project
Chapter 2 Simple Layout Ideas
Chpater 3 Chip Carving Grids and Patterns
-4x4 grids
-6x6 grids
-7x7 grids
-8x8 grids
-4x8 grids
-Border grids
-Fill patterns
-Straight wall cut grids
-Decorative grids
-Circular layouts
-Centerpiece motifs
-Square layouts

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