Accomplished carver and teacher Cleve
Taylor takes to the hills, carving mountain men of years-gone-by. With very clear, concise
instructions, illustrated with over 225 color photographs, Cleve guides wood carvers
through every step and tool needed to make these popular figures from the past. Once the
figure is carved, instructions are also provided to paint and antique the completed
Patterns are included with
the instructions to carve both the mountain man and his long rifle. The mountain man
presented in this book will be a challenge to any carver, and a delight for the more
A note about Cleve Taylor...
A love of western culture
drew Cleve Taylor to the west from his childhood home in southern Alabama. Now a well
known carver and author, Cleve concentrates on detailed and humorous renditions of
mountain men, cowboys, and other predominantly western figures. Cleve also teaches
woodcarving workshops at his home and on the road. You might note that Cleve has two
others books in print: "Cowboy Carving with Cleve Taylor" and "Hangin' In
There: Creative Cowboy Carving."
-- Dwight D. Moore, Owner
MOUNTAIN HERITAGE CRAFTERS
"The Carvers Complete Tool & Book Shop"
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Bluefield, VA 24605-9411