Create beautiful, lifelike wildfowl cane handles with power tools.
Over 145 clear color photographs illustrate each step, from carving the blank and setting the eyes to texturing feathers and painting the completed handle.
Every tool necessary is described and displayed in detail.
Patterns are provided for fifteen cane handle projects: including the American Flamingo, Bald Eagle, Brown Pelican, Cardinal, Cooper's Hawk, Great Blue Heron, Horned Puffin, Leghorn, two Mallards, Red Breasted Merganser, Ring-Necked Pheasant, Sandhill Crane, Tundra Swan and the Wood Duck.
Instructions appear for procuring, sizing, and fastening shafts to the finished handles.
This book will be a challenge to the novice and a joy to the expert carver
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 80 pages, 148 color photos, 32 line drawings
- Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 23/10/2002
- Category: Carvings: artworks
- ISBN: 9780764315893