This is a clear and beautifully illustrated volume that passes on the author's vast knowledge & experience. It covers the essentials of traditional & classical carving & encourages readers to try out new skills. It offers a superb, comprehensive introduction to the craft, from a UK author. A teacher of modern and traditional methods of woodcarving for nearly 30 years, Dick Onians passes on to aspiring carvers his vast knowledge and experience of the subject in this clear and beautifully illustrated volume. The book, intended as a basic course, covers the essentials of traditional and classical carving, with technical advice supported with historical information and encouragement to try out new skills. It is a superb, comprehensive introduction to the craft.
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd