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Carving on Turning

This one-of-a-kind book from master carver Chris Pye illustrates how simple carved elements can beautify turned and woodworking projects. With expert tips and techniques that will expand your crafting talents, Pye provides all the carving basics needed to add lettering, decorative marks, piercing, and relief carving to bowls, plates, furniture, and so much more.
With more than a dozen projects, Carving on Turning will introduce you to the many possibilities of how carving can enhance and beautify your woodworking. Featuring several carving styles, such as relief carving, carving in the round and piercing, the manual teaches readers how to add decorative marks to a bowl, how to transform a plain breadboard with a simple design, how to apply lettering to a curved surface, add low-relief carving to a milking stool and bedpost, add decorative elements to furniture, add a 3-dimensional form to a box, use pierce carving on a mirror & plate, and shape a smooth pestle and mortar. The first book of it's kind, Carving on Turning originated from a series of articles in Woodturning Magazine. Carvers will love this book as it proves how easily curved surfaces can be carved. Turners will appreciate the easy-to-understand carving instruction that Chris Pye is so well-known for.
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Weight 0.625000
Pages 176
Size 8.5" x 11" x .5"
Author Chris Pye
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