This book contains a detailed treatise on wood carving, including practical tips for amateurs, and a short history of the art. Containing invaluable information on tools and techniques, as well as a myriad other handy tips and detailed diagrams, this text is perfect for those with little or no experience and makes for a great addition to collections of woodworking literature. The chapters of this book include: 'On the Choice of Woods'; 'On Fixing the Work'; 'On First Steps and Carving in Relief'; 'On Fretwork and Perforated Carving'; 'On Bold Work'; 'On Sharpening the Tools'; 'Staining, Oiling, Varnishing, and Polishing'; 'On the Antiquity and History of Wood-Carving'; and more. We are proud to republish this antique book here complete with a new introduction on decorative woodwork.
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|Size: ||1.6 MB|
|Publisher: ||Ellott Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473352995 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|