Wodcarving: Decorative Signs & Eagles
By David Hassell
Carver David Hassell has made his living for years creating elegant carved wood signs and decorative carvings for boats and businesses. In this book, he gives the beginning carver the basics of getting started and teaches you the essential steps of carving letters and simple, elegant designs. He takes you step-by-easy-step through carving simple exercises to eight different nameboard designs, through carving letters both large and small, to three more complex eagles and on through finishing and gold leafing techniques. Large-sized patterns are provided as well as complete tools and equipment lists.