Ray Mears Handbook: Ray Mears Handbook 1: Carving Carving No. 1 (Hardback)Ray Mears (author)
Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 01/12/1925
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Ray draws together his well-practised carving skills in this handbook. He teaches basic techniques including safety and choosing your tools, step-by-step instructions on how to carve, from a simple spoon to weighty canoe paddle. It is illustrated with Ray's photos and designs to copy. How to choose the appropriate wood for the job How to use different tools - straight knife, crooked knife, axe, saw, hand-drill How to decorate your carvings How to preserve your carvings 'When I carve I feel a kinship with the forest. Carving is an earth skill which comes into its own when you make a journey. Native people have a saying that I have long embraced: "do much with little".' - Ray Mears
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
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