The Art of Carving Netsuke, Paperback Book

The Art of Carving Netsuke Paperback



This title covers the full process and all techniques needed to create superb, miniature carvings reflecting Japanese tradition.

The sections progress from beginner and intermediate to advanced techniques, tools and projects.

It includes 9 step-by-step projects with expert tips throughout.

This is a new title on the intricate skill of creating Japanese Netsuke, traditionally created for practical reasons (to secure a valuables pouch to the sash of Japanese garments), yet now highly collectible works of art.

Concise, step-by-step instructions are accompanied by numerous colour photographs taking the reader through a wide range of projects. "The Art of Carving Netsuke" will inspire carvers of all abilities, from the relative beginner to the experienced and dedicated carver to create their own superb, miniature carvings reflecting Japanese tradition.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 168 pages, full colour throughout, includes photographs
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Carvings: artworks
  • ISBN: 9781861086822



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