Synopses & Reviews
Woodcarver Richard Butz teaches chapter by chapter whittling, chip carving, wildlife carving, relief carving, lettering, and architectural carving. The reader learns by doing, working through carefully illustrated and progressively more challenging exercises and projects. Butz provides scaled patterns for each project and ends each chapter with a gallery of additional projects using the techniques learned.
Discusses the basic tools and techniques of wood carving and supplies directions on carving wood into animals, letters, and other shapes.
About the Author
Richard Butz and John Montague founded the watercraft studies program at Buffalo State College. They have been involved in boatbuilding for decades.