Synopses & Reviews
Now you can make your very own Christmas ornaments and Santa collectibles for your friends and family! From tools and materials, finishing and painting to actual patterns and procedures, this excellent instructional book by Jim and Margie Maxwell will teach you everything you need to know. Patterns for forty-two classic Christmas collectibles are included inside, many are patterned after toys from Jim's personal collection or are favorite little girl toys from Margie's past. Antique Santas Miniature Houses Toys from the 30's Antique Style Ornaments Beginners and veteran woodcrafters alike will want to get started with this pattern manual and start their own collection of hand-crafted Christmas items.
Forty-two easy-to-follow projects for unique, handcrafted ornaments and carved Santas.
Get ready for the holidays with the 42 classic Christmas patterns in this book. Covers everything from tools and materials to finishing and painting.
About the Author
Born and raised in the Missouri foothills, near the lake of the Ozarks and Truman Dam area, he developed a natural love for wood and woodcarving while working at his father's sawmill.
Table of Contents
Foreword 4 Author's Note 4 Tools and Materials 5 Finishing 6 Procedures 7 Airplane 8 Rocking Horse 9 Train Engine 10 Tender Car 11 Passenger Car 12 Gondola 12 Tanker 13 Box Car 13 Caboose 13 Truck 14 Tin Soldier 15 Drum 15 Sled 16 Christmas Stocking 17 Teddy Bear 18 Doll Buggy 19 Fordson Tractor 20 Doll House 21 Jack In The Box 22 Doll Cradle 23 Steam Shovel 24 Village Church 25 Snow Man 25 Graf Zeppelin 26 Rag Doll 27 Tug Boat 28 Cast Iron Father Christmas 29 Papier - Mache Father Christmas 29 Glass Santa Face Ornament 30 Folk Art Father Christmas 30 Roly Poly Santa 31 Sleeping Santa 31 Santa 32 Santa's Toys 32 Gene Autry Cap Pistol 33 Mighty Climbing Tractor 33 Sewing Machine 34 Iron 34 Flash Gordon Rocket 35 Buck Rogers Rocket Pistol 35 Space Robot 36 Rocket Plane 36