Fine Art of Carving Lovespoons
Understanding, Designing, and Carving Romantic Heirlooms
Learn to create beautiful lovespoons, hand-carved symbols of affection popular for centuries. This is the most thorough and detailed book available on the subject of lovespoon carving. Contains sections on the history of lovespoon carving, selecting woods, using and maintaining tools, applying long-lasting finishes as well as 3 step-by-step projects and 15 original patterns. Learn techniques to carve romantic gifts from a professional lovespoon artist. Included is a chapter on the history and symbolism of this captivating craft.
Learn to create beautiful lovespoons—hand-carved symbols of love and deep affection that have been popular for centuries. With 3 step-by-step projects and 15 original patterns, this book will help you to enjoy this wonderful craft no matter what your carving skill level. Sections on the history of lovespoon carving, selecting woods, using and maintaining tools, applying long-lasting finishes, and customizing your own designs ensure every aspect of your lovespoon carving project goes smoothly. The fascinating history and romantic symbolism of the lovespoon is further complimented by an inspiring gallery of modern and historical pieces carved in a variety of styles. This is the most thorough and detailed book available on the subject of lovespoon carving. Listen to the Dave Western CBC interview recorded 12/13/08(Real Audio Player required)
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