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Carving Comfort Animals

7 Simple Projects for the Beginner

Author - Steven Kulp, Frank Foust, Tom Mellott
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Learn to carve 7 simple comfort animals in one sitting! This helpful booklet will show you how to carve stylized animals with very few tools – from hedgehogs and penguins to turtles owls – making these woodcarving projects ideal for beginners. Features clear, step-by-step instructions, coordinating photography, and ready-to-use patterns.
Learn to carve 7 simple comfort animals in one sitting! From hedgehogs and penguins to turtles and owls, this helpful booklet will show you how to carve stylized animals with very few tools, making these carving projects ideal for beginners who are new to the craft. With clear, step-by-step instructions, coordinating photography, and ready-to-use patterns, Carving Comfort Animals is the perfect place to start and practice woodcarving. Also included are sanding, painting, and finishing tips, complete materials and tools lists, and helpful tricks to accomplish each project.
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Weight 0.200000
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Size 8.5" x 11"
Author Steven Kulp, Frank Foust, Tom Mellott
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About the Authors

Steven Kulp was introduced to woodcarving by his uncle, Norris White, in 1983, and has been carving on and off ever since. Recently, he started competing in local and national carving competitions and has won a few ribbons. Steven lives in Souderton, Pa., with his wife, Elda, and son, Mike, and is a member of the Delaware Valley Wood Carvers. See more of his work on Facebook at S.G. Kulp Carving.

An experienced woodworker, Frank Foust has built projects ranging from children’s furniture to his own home. As a volunteer, he’s helped repair and rebuild churches in the United States and Central America. Frank sells handcarved comfort birds for $10 each. Please contact him via e-mail for orders or information at mrcarver@windstream.net.

Tom Mellott of Colorado Springs, Colo., remembers carving a hippo from Ivory soap as a Cub Scout in the late 1940s. He also carved neckerchief slides as a Boy Scout. After retiring from a career in engineering, Tom studied and worked part-time as a cooper (barrel maker) at a colonial village for 12 years. A past member of the Bloody Thumbs Carving Club in Roaring Springs, Pa., he’s currently a member of the Pikes Peak Whittlers and the First Lutheran Carving Club.