The Art Of Wood Carving  Practical Hints To Amateurs  And A Short History Of The Art
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Release : 26 August 2016
  • ISBN : 9781473352995
  • Page : 94 pages
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Download or read online book entitled The Art Of Wood Carving Practical Hints To Amateurs And A Short History Of The Art, was written by George Alfred Rogers and published by Read Books Ltd in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 26 August 2016 with total pages 94. 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.