Carving Creative Walking Sticks and Canes

ISBN: 9781497100114

Author: Paul Purnell    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Put your wood carving skills to practical use! 13 creative projects for canes & walking sticks for intermediate and advanced woodcarvers Step-by-step instructions and photography, including painting and finishing instructions Projects include carving various animal heads on top of derby sticks, pistol-grips, lyre-shaped thumb sticks, gent's walking sticks, and more Helpful information on types of wood, joining heads and shanks, and more This must-have stickmaking book features 13 woodcarving projects with step-by-step instructions and photography for making creative and elegant walking sticks. Projects are included for both intermediate and advanced wood carvers. Painting and finishing instructions are provided, as well as helpful information on types of wood used for walking stick shanks, methods for joining a head to a shank, and more! From a simple lyre-shaped thumbstick and a gentleman's walking stick to derby sticks with the head of a fox, eagle, Labrador retriever, black swan, and other animals, you'll enjoy putting your carving skills to the test by creating these beautifully useful walking sticks and canes. Author Paul Purnell is a self-taught wood carver. He has been carving for 15 years and specializes in birds, animals, and other wildlife. His carving style includes a mixture of tools, and he has carved projects for The Guild of Master Craftsman's Wood Carving and Woodworking Crafts magazines. Carving Creative Walking Sticks and Canes will show you everything you need to know to make your own stunning canes from wood!

Bind: paperback

Pages: 144

Dimensions: 200 x 250 mm

Publication Date: 31-01-2020

Availability Date: 31-03-2020

Tags: January / February 2020   Craft & Hobbies

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