Celtic Carved Lovespoons

Author: Sharon Littley
Editor: Pippin Publishing
ISBN: 9781861082398
Size: 16,88 MB
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Centuries ago, ardent young Welshmen began the tradition of creating beautiful wooden spoons, carved with appropriate romantic symbols, to give to the girl of their dreams. Lovespoons are still presented as tokens of affection and good luck today, and in this book two leading practitioners explain the background of their craft, revealing the techniques involved in creating these highly prized objects and show absolute beginners how to design and fashion lovespoons of their own. Step-by-step instructions on recreating the traditional symbols and what they mean, a portfolio of patterns, a check list of tools, tips on wood, craftsmanship, aids and finishing. and equipment plus a gallery of lovespoons carved by the authors.

Carving Spoons Revised Second Edition

Author: Shirley Adler
Editor: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 9781565238503
Size: 11,14 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Carving Spoons, Revised Second Edition is your introduction to the fascinating world of these hand-crafted objects of utility and sentiment. Classic in simplicity of form, spoons can be carved in an endless assortment of shapes. This book shows how to elevate the humble wooden spoon from a utilitarian object to a work of art. With a few small scraps of wood and some common carving tools, spoon carving instructor Shirley Adler will get you started making beautiful spoons to keep for yourself or give away. Shirley provides step-by-step instructions for shaping the bowl and adding detail to the handle. She offers a thorough introduction to carving basics, from selecting tools and materials to making models, transferring patterns, sanding, finishing, and handling mistakes. 45 ready-to-use patterns offer dozens of mix-and-match designs for both beginning and experienced carvers. A colourful photo gallery shows a gorgeous selection of finished spoons, and an introduction to Welsh and Scandinavian spoon carving traditions provides a rich context for this historical craft.

Carving Spoons

Author: Shirley Adler
Editor: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781565232273
Size: 20,11 MB
Format: PDF
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This is your introduction into the fascinating world of these hand-crafted objects of utility and sentiment. Classic in simplicity of form, spoons can be carved into an almost endless assortment of shapes ranging from primitive to contemporary. 23 full-size patterns -- ready for you to use -- are included.

Oil Paintings From The Landscape

Author: Rachel Shirley
Editor: Rachel Shirley
ISBN: 9781861083678
Size: 20,55 MB
Format: PDF
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Now withe large images for tablets. Generously illustrated explanations and step-by-step demonstrations enable budding oil painters to improve and develop their skills and unique style. The many facets of the landscape, including water, skies, shadows, trees, and buildings are covered, with discussions on capturing even the most subtle variations in light and weather. Work with versatile techniques such as impasto, glazing, loose brushwork, wet-into-wet, and more to achieve stunning effects and different moods. Make the most of photographs and enjoy painting in the open air. An overview of materials and their basic usage will be especially helpful to the true novice.

A Gathering Of Spoons

Author: Norman D. Stevens
Editor: Linden Publishing
ISBN: 1610351436
Size: 20,20 MB
Format: PDF
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Featuring more than 200 hand-carved art spoons, this collection is the definitive photographic record of the world's most brilliant and beautiful examples of art spoon design. Spoons are not just utilitarian tools but are also revered as powerful ceremonial and symbolic objects Showing how spoonmaking has been a respected craft and art form in many cultures for centuries, this work celebrates the resurgence of the art form in recent years. A fascinating visual record of great art in an unusual form, ""A Gathering of Spoons"" presents a dazzling variety of forms, materials, and carving techniques and showcases the finest work in spoonmaking from around the world, with each piece beautifully photographed to present its unique visual appeal.

Carving Architectural Detail In Wood

Author: Frederick Wilbur
Editor: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
ISBN:
Size: 17,43 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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“A primer for woodcarvers in the vocabulary of classical ornamentation, and the practical skills needed to carve it.”—Woodshop News. “Blueprints are provided for moldings, volutes, rosettes, and capitals. A selection of projects demonstrates the possibilities of combining various elements to create your own unique variations.”—Chip Chats.

Making 1 12 Scale Wicker Furniture For The Dolls House

Author: Sheila Smith
Editor: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
ISBN: 9781861082848
Size: 12,54 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Miniaturist Sheila Smith shares her unique weaving and plaiting techniques for making beautifully executed, authentic-looking wicker furniture for the dolls house. There are over 25 diverse projects tailored to suit all abilities, from the beginner to the experienced miniaturist and complement every room in the dolls house and. Supported by colour photographs, detailed illustrations and templates.

Dolls House Furniture

Author: Freida Gray
Editor: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
ISBN: 9781861082589
Size: 13,97 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With a little imagination, ingenuity, and these colorfully illustrated projects, anyone can learn to make personalized furniture to decorate a dolls' house! Start with basic pieces that require little more than a craft set; as confidence and skills increase, move on to more demanding work involving cabinet construction and miniature power tools. At every stage, there's an inventory of the necessary tools, equipment, and materials, plus same-size drawings, cutting lists, and color photographs of the completed furnishings. Try easy upholstered furniture; balsa tables, benches, and birdhouses; and imitation basketwork, including a laundry bin. Among the beautiful and small-sized items: a simple winged chair; picnic table; elegant double bed; wardrobe, tall kitchen dresser, and a range of magnificent Portuguese painted pieces. They're works of art!

Bulletin

Author: University of Wales. Board of Celtic Studies
Editor:
ISBN:
Size: 10,27 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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American Woodworker

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Size: 11,65 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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American Woodworker magazine, A New Track Media publication, has been the premier publication for woodworkers all across America for 25 years. We are committed to providing woodworkers like you with the most accurate and up-to-date plans and information -- including new ideas, product and tool reviews, workshop tips and much, much more.