Make Your Own Walking Sticks: How to Craft Canes and Staffs from Rustic to Fancy Fox Chapel Publishing 15 Step-by-Step Woodworking Projects, 25 Topper Patterns from Lora Irish, and Stickmaking Tips

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Fox Chapel Publishing #ad - Including a brief overview on the history of walking sticks and reasons to make your own, the wood carving tools and hardware you'll need, the first part covers what woods to use, safety tips, and basic construction and finishing techniques. The second part is devoted to 15 projects with step-by-step directions, and in-depth coverage of shaping, turning, detailed patterns, and finishing techniques.

An inspiring gallery of canes and walking sticks from the private collection of Albert LeCoff, the executive director of the Wood Turning Center in Philadelphia, is packed with gorgeous full-color photos sure to encourage your cane-making creativity. From rustic walking sticks to fancy staves, with Make Your Own Walking Sticks, you'll learn everything you need to know to start making your own beautiful handmade canes! Used book in Good Condition.

Make Your Own Walking Sticks: How to Craft Canes and Staffs from Rustic to Fancy Fox Chapel Publishing 15 Step-by-Step Woodworking Projects, 25 Topper Patterns from Lora Irish, and Stickmaking Tips #ad - . Irish feature dragons, green men, snakes, fish, owls, hawks and more. Take your woodworking skills for a walk! complete project guide to creating a variety of walking sticks, shaping, helpful sidebar tips, staffs, and finishing 25 original patterns for cane heads from renowned artist and wood carver Lora Irish Inspiring gallery of Albert LeCoff's Tribute Cane Collection from the Wood Turning Center in Philadelphia Inside Make Your Own Walking Sticks, you'll find everything you need to know inside this fun and easy-to-follow project book for woodworkers, woodcarvers, and full-color photographs Range of difficulty, and canes 15 stunning projects with step-by-step instructions, tools and hardware, including wood options, woodworker and author Charlie Self shows you how to craft more than a dozen different staffs! Whether you're looking for something simple and practical or looking to make a statement, and techniques for constructing, from a simple pine staff to a sophisticated brass-adorned turned cane Stickmaking basics, turning, and woodturners.

Projects include flat, and laminated canes, willow, turned, bark-on, and range from a simple pine branch cane for the beginner to a brass-handled and stylishly turned two-piece cane for the advanced lathe craftsman. Also provided is a helpful guide to several North American woods—from white oak and sycamore to mesquite and cherry wood.

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Cane Topper Woodcarving: Projects, Patterns, and Essential Techniques for Custom Canes and Walking Sticks Fox Chapel Publishing Step-by-Step Instructions and Expert Advice from Lora S. Irish

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Fox Chapel Publishing #ad - Discover how to create unique and beautiful canes that will be treasured as useful works of art! 4 detailed step-by-step tutorials for creating expressive canes 6 joinery methods for strong and durable joints between cane topper and staff Expert advice on carving expressive cane toppers from basswood blocks Useful tips for adding joint covers, and custom features Using found wood, learn how to source and prepare staffs, hand grips, plus find a guide to basic cane construction techniques Legendary carving artist Lora S.

Cane Topper Woodcarving: Projects, Patterns, and Essential Techniques for Custom Canes and Walking Sticks Fox Chapel Publishing Step-by-Step Instructions and Expert Advice from Lora S. Irish #ad - Irish introduces you to all of the essential components and techniques of cane topper carving in this comprehensive guide. With step-by-step projects, ready-to-use patterns, joinery, carving, finishing, customization, Lora provides expert advice on sourcing, and beautiful color photographs, and more. Chock full of important tips and tricks, Cane Topper Woodcarving will teach you how to take full advantage of this fun and rewarding carving genre.

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Hand Carving Your Own Walking Stick: An Art Form Fox Chapel Publishing Step-by-Step Instructions to Make Artisan-Quality Sticks, Canes, & Staffs Staves, Including Realistic Snakes & Finishing

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Fox Chapel Publishing #ad - Step-by-step projects and ready-to-use patterns make it easy to get started in this relaxing and rewarding hobby. Award-winning woodcarver david Stehly walks you through the entire process of making artisan-quality sticks, staffs, and canes that are as functional as they are beautiful. An inspirational color photo gallery illustrates many of the authors spectacular projects, magnificent bighorn sheep, including sticks adorned with lifelike lizards, leaping trout, and many more.

Hand Carving Your Own Walking Stick: An Art Form Fox Chapel Publishing Step-by-Step Instructions to Make Artisan-Quality Sticks, Canes, & Staffs Staves, Including Realistic Snakes & Finishing #ad - A special focus is on carving realistic snakes that wrap around the sticks, all carved from a single piece of wood. Carve beautiful wildlife walking sticks with step-by-step projects, ready-to-use patterns, an inspirational color photo gallery, and advice on wood sourcing and finishing. Learn to carve beautiful wildlife themed walking sticks with this informative and easy-to-follow book! step-by-step projects for making artist-quality sticks, and canes How to harvest and cure your own wood for walking sticks, varnishes, varnishes, acrylics, 000 walking sticks and won 30+ awards at woodcarving shows Hand Carving Your Own Walking Stick includes useful information on harvesting and curing wood, acrylics, plus advice on getting the best finishing results with paints, staffs, stains, including using reclaimed wood Get the best finishing results with advice on paints, & woodburning Special focus on carving realistic snakes that wrap around the sticks Amazing color photo gallery of finished walking sticks Ready-to-use patterns Author David Stehly has carved more than 2, stains, and woodburning.

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Stickmaking Handbook: Second Edition

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GMC Publications #ad - It shows you how to select timbers or use alternative materials such as antler, ram’s, buffalo and cow’s horn. From seasoning woods, to a wide range of colouring and finishing methods, carving and shanking handles, shaping, Stickmaking Handbook covers all aspects of this long-established craft and will appeal to beginners and enthusiasts alike.

There are invaluable tips on straightening sticks, fitting the handle and fixing a ferrule, plus advice on how to produce a variety of effects. This comprehensive book explains in detail how to make a wide range of traditional walking sticks, market sticks and crooks. Guild of master craftsmen.

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Stickmaking: A Complete Course: Revised Edition

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GMC Publications #ad - Stickmaking: a complete course has long held an excellent reputation among stickmakers and stick enthusiasts as a leading book in the field. You’ll learn how to season, shape, and carve wood, plus discover a range of coloring and finishing methods. Guild of master craftsmen. You’ll learn how to select suitable wood for your project, from specific timber to alternative materials, such as antlers.

Now in this new, revised edition, the authors have updated the original with expanded sections on how to make and source tools and formers, and where to find materials. Gmc publications. The revision brings stickmaking: a Complete Course one step closer to becoming the stickmaker's bible, with a more comprehensive coverage of the history and tradition of the craft.

Stickmaking: A Complete Course: Revised Edition #ad - The twenty-two projects featured here offer choices for every type of stick and have been updated and expanded to include more detailed coverage of tools, jigs, moulds, formers, and materials. Remarkable examples of the traditional walking stick. Why make sticks? what makes a good stick? perhaps you hadn’t thought about making sticks before but this book – filled with projects as well as the history and philosophy of the craft – will open your eyes to the beauty and practicality of stickmaking for beginners and enthusiasts alike.

The exceptional handcrafted sticks showcased in this book will open you up to whole new ideas about these elegant and useful pieces. The foremost book on the craft, now revised. Essential projects, now updated.

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Carving Faces Workbook: Learn to Carve Facial Expressions with the Legendary Harold Enlow Fox Chapel Publishing Detailed Lips, Eyes, Noses, and Hair to Add Expressive Life to Your Woodcarvings

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Fox Chapel Publishing #ad - Gmc publications. You'll learn to carve a female face, a Native American face, a Santa face, a cowboy face, and more. Each project is done in small steps that guarantee success. For anyone who wants to learn to carve faces that stand out in a crowd, this is a must-have addition to your woodcarving library! Guild of master craftsmen.

Pull up a seat next to harold's carving bench as he teaches you how to carve faces with life and expression while sharing decades of carving tips and techniques! learn from Harold Enlow, one of America's foremost caricature carvers:How to carve faces such as Cowboy, hair, easy-to-follow instructionsDetailed patternsMasterful tips & moreHow to render highly-detailed features like eyes, & techniques gathered over decades of carvingEach project is done in small steps that guarantee successFollow along as the legendary Harold Enlow, & earsHow to add life and expression to your carvingsClear, a founding member of the Caricature Carvers of America, Santa, Ugly Faces, lips, nose, Wood Spirit, Witch, teaches you how to carve faces with life and expression.

Carving Faces Workbook: Learn to Carve Facial Expressions with the Legendary Harold Enlow Fox Chapel Publishing Detailed Lips, Eyes, Noses, and Hair to Add Expressive Life to Your Woodcarvings #ad - Enlow shares his masterful woodcarving tips and techniques that make his carvings stand out in this information-packed book. Best of all, nose, lips, you'll discover Enlow's secret to success: Learning how to render highly detailed eyes, hair, and ears before moving on to carving a complete face. Inside this workbook, you'll find clear, easy-to-follow instructions and detailed patterns for carving a variety of faces.

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86 Cane Patterns for the Woodcarver Tom Wolfe Treasury of Patterns

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Schiffer #ad - Walking sticks come in three basic categories: the cane, which is head-high; and the chest-high quarterstaff, which is a walking aid or a gentleman’s walking stick; the staff or hiking stick, which Tom’s grandpa used to call a “thunk stick. Each of these types is generously represented among the 86 patterns in this book.

Fox chapel Pub Co Inc. Guild of master craftsmen. Forever fascinated by canes, the author has always collected them—he even has his grandma's and grandpa’s walking sticks. Their designs include everything from fish to dragons and birds to beavers. This is a valuable reference book for all carvers. Gmc publications.

86 Cane Patterns for the Woodcarver Tom Wolfe Treasury of Patterns #ad - And, as a professional woodcarver, he knows there’s a good market for them.

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Complete Starter Guide to Whittling: 24 Easy Projects You Can Make in a Weekend Fox Chapel Publishing Beginner-Friendly Step-by-Step Instructions, Tips, and Ready-to-Carve Patterns for Toys & Gifts

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Fox Chapel Publishing #ad - They present 24 easy whittling projects that you can make in just a weekend, complete with step-by-step instructions, ready-to-carve patterns, how-to photographs, and helpful tips. Start off with fast and fun projects that build confidence and teach fundamental carving techniques, like a simple flying propeller or a 5-minute owl.

Then move on to create whittled wonders like a musical frog or a slingshot. Gmc publications. All you need is a knife, a twig, and this book!We've assembled a team of 12 leading woodcarvers to bring you a complete starter's guide to whittling. The authors show you how to whittle complex designs in easy steps, so that you'll soon be carving attention-getting favorites like chain links or the classic ball-in-a-cage.

Complete Starter Guide to Whittling: 24 Easy Projects You Can Make in a Weekend Fox Chapel Publishing Beginner-Friendly Step-by-Step Instructions, Tips, and Ready-to-Carve Patterns for Toys & Gifts #ad - You can whittle just about anything—the only limit is your imagination! inside this comprehensive whittler's starter guide you'll find:24 easy-to-make whittling projectsStep-by-step instructionsHow-to photosReady-to-carve patternsHow to whittle classic toys, useful gifts, and fun displaysWhittling techniques for twigs and branchesThe 4 basic knife cuts that most whittlers useWhat to look for when choosing a whittling knifeHow to sharpen your knife for safe and enjoyable whittlingIt's so easy to get started in this relaxing and rewarding hobby.

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Stick Making: A Complete Course

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Guild of Master Craftsman #ad - Gmc publications. Used book in Good Condition. Begin with a vee-shaped thumbstick, carved sticks in wood and horn, ram’s horn and antler sticks, buffalo and ram’s horn crooks, or dip in anywhere—you’ll find simple, four cardigan sticks, wooden crooks and market sticks, one-piece walking sticks, and a medley of fancier models.

Stick Making: A Complete Course #ad - Guild of master craftsmen. Fox chapel Pub Co Inc. Fox chapel Publishing. Find and season the wood; fix flaws; shape and straighten sticks; cut wood to size; fit a ferrule; form a handle; and varnish the finished item.

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How to Carve a Woodspirit in a Hiking Stick

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AlpineViews Publishing #ad - Fox chapel Pub Co Inc. The book also includes sections for carving your woodspirit with an optional mustache and closed eyes. Used book in Good Condition. Sections also included are tool and stick selection and a gallery of finished woodspirits. Used book in Good Condition. Gmc publications. Guild of master craftsmen.

How to Carve a Woodspirit in a Hiking Stick #ad - Fox chapel Publishing. Learn to carve a woodspirit in a hiking stick by following step by step photos and text instruction.

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Carving Animal Canes & Walking Sticks with Power Schiffer Book for Carvers

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Schiffer Publishing #ad - This book will challenge and delight the novice and inspire a seasoned wood carver. Fox chapel Publishing. Used book in Good Condition. Over 180 clear color photos and concise, techniques, and individual steps, informative text take the reader through all the tools, from carving the blank and setting the eyes to texturing the fur and painting the finished handle.

Carving Animal Canes & Walking Sticks with Power Schiffer Book for Carvers #ad - Schiffer Pub Ltd. Fox chapel Pub Co Inc. Used book in Good Condition. Gmc publications. Patterns are provided for fifteen projects to make handles that depict an elephant, bear, bison, rabbit, dog, lion, groundhog, tiger, cobra, chimpanzee, squirrel, sheep, horse, and walrus. Guild of master craftsmen. Carve lifelike animal-handled canes and walking sticks with power tools.

. Instructions are given for procuring, sizing, and fastening shafts.

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