About the Book ...
Whether you are interested in
whittling a s simple belt buckle or carving a fift-foot heroic statue, whether you are a
beginner or an accomplished professional, the Woodcarver's Library is the ideal reference
work for your studio or home workshop. This book incorporates into one handy volumne
a wealth of carving lore formerly available in four separate books.
Each section of the Woodcarver's
Library contains scores of black-and-white photographs showing projects and examples of
the type of carving under discussion. Hundreds of detailed, step-by-step scale
drawings offer invaluable guidance for completing the different projects. Each also
offers advice on selecting the best type of wood for a particular carving; on choosing and
using the appropriate tools; and on finishing techniques to add the final touch to each
About the authors ...
E. J. Tangerman and Eric Zimmerman
were both acclaimed woodcarvers, world-renowned for their individual expertise in working
with wood. Between them they had more than one hundred years of knowledge and
experience in whittling and woodcarving of every kind. Mr. Tangerman was also the
author of numerous other volumes on the same and related topics before his passing in
Availability of the Book ...
The Woodcarver's Library was
orginally published in 1983. It is still available from Barnes and Noble. Allow two weeks for delivery.
About the Reviewer ...
H. Michael Denton:
Mountain Star Studio and The Carving Bench