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Carousel Animal Carving: Patterns & Techniquesby Bud Ellis
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People know carousels are magical—and so is this timeless volume, now revised, all in color, and featuring brand-new photography. Guided by the countrys only professional director of a carousel animal carving school, even the first-time carver can capture the charm and nostalgia of an old-fashioned merry-go-round. Frank E. Bud reveals the secrets of carving from photos to reproduce exact replicas of classic creations; shows how to copy designs from original patterns and add authentic looking details; and explains how to create a pattern from ANY illustration. Make the animal miniature or full size: its your choice. Specific projects include horses with elaborate saddles, blankets, jewels, and other trappings; a dog; a hare; and a goat.
Make nostalgic carved carousel animals — guided by the country's only professional director of a carousel animal carving school.
Make nostalgic carved carousel animals--guided by the country's only professional director of a carousel animal carving school. "...walks the reader through the process of creating either a full-sized or miniature carousel horse from planning the project to selecting the proper wood and supplies, to finishing the animal with authentic paint schemes and trim details...illustrated with numerous color photographs showing exact painting details...patterns are presented for 33 animals, including a few...other than horses."--Woodshop News.
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