Complete Book of Gourd Carving, Revised & Expanded: Ideas and Instructions for Fretwork, Relief, Chip Carving, and Other Decorative Methods Info

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This authoritative guide covers every method and style of
gourd carving, with contributions by 92 international gourd artists and
more than 625 gorgeous color photographs. Fretwork, engraving, chip
carving, gouge work, relief carving, inlay, and sculptural carving are
all thoroughly examined.
A newly expanded gallery section
will inspire gourd artists everywhere, and is the largest ever
published. Color photographs of exquisitely carved gourds present crafts
styles from countries around the world. Step-by-step projects introduce
new tools and techniques in progressive order of difficulty. Detailed
instructions are provided for working with both hand tools and powered
rotary carvers. Filled with new patterns and photos, creative ideas and
remarkable examples, Complete Book of Gourd Carving, Revised and
Expanded is an essential reference for both crafters and art
collectors.


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Reviews for Complete Book of Gourd Carving, Revised & Expanded: Ideas and Instructions for Fretwork, Relief, Chip Carving, and Other Decorative Methods:

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Oct 24, 2018

This book has everything you might want to know about carving gourds from tools to designs. The instructions and step by step instructional photographs are almost better than a video. Whether a beginner or more advanced carver, this will have some helpful ideas.

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