Tom Wolfe Carves Spirit Canes

Author: Tom Wolfe

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

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Tom Wolfe's cane carving books have been popular with readers. in this new one, Tom starts with a sapling straight from the hillside and takes the carver through each step to create a charming cane. He begins with prepping the sapling, helps the reader think through the design of the spirit that will emerge, and explains the various carving techniques that are needed to do the work. Finally he shows the painting and finishing steps, including ways to conceal unexpected problems. Each step is clearly photographed in color, with a concise, easy-to-understand explanation of what is happening and how to do it. This is a clear and informative guide and will be valued by carvers of every skill level.

Tom Wolfe Carves Wood Spirits and Walking Sticks

Author: Tom James Wolfe

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

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Category: Art

Page: 63

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Legend has it that the forest of the world are inhabited by elusive creatures known as "Wood Spirits". Tom Wolfe finds them everywhere and brings them to life in this delightful new instructional book. Using found wood such as driftwood, roots, and old beams from dilapidated barns, he leads the reader through the carving of wondrous, fanciful faces, that are both enchanting and beautiful. On a smaller scale, Tom also finds the Wood Spirits in walking sticks, creating treasures that are handsome and functional at the same time. Tom has been carving these Spirits for years, and they are constantly in demand. Now he leads the carver, step-by-step, through their creation, each step illustrated in beautiful colour photographs. An extensive gallery is included, jam-packed with examples and ideas for the reader's own work.

Carving Canes & Walking Sticks with Tom Wolfe

Author: Tom James Wolfe

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 48

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A Tom Wolfe book devoted to canes and walking sticks. Patterns for eleven figures are included with two of them carved step-by-step. The carver can follow the color photographs of each step, using the concise caption.

Carving Traditional Woodspirits with Tom Wolfe

Author: Tom James Wolfe

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 48

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Woodspirits carved in the traditional Bavarian style made lively and creative by Tom's creative touch. Each Woodspirit springs from a unique piece of wood, but the technique and the sequence of carving can be easily learned through the step-by-step color illustrations. A gallery of several Woodspirits is included.

Books in Print

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

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The Traditional Art of the Mask : Carving a Transformation Mask

Author: Lelooska

Publisher: Atglen, PA : Schiffer Pub.

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Category: Art

Page: 96

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A rare look into the traditional ways of creating the beautiful masks that have brought such admiration to the Native American carvers of the Pacific Northwest. Each step to carving such a mask is illustrated and described in this book.

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny

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Category: American literature

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