This is what the publishers have to say about LETTER CARVING Techniques and Projects to Hone Your Skills:
In this inspiring book, Andrew Hibberd shares his passion for letter construction and carving on wood and stone.
You don’t need to undertake a lengthy apprenticeship to take part in this enjoyable craft.
The author begins with essential background information. Then moves on to key techniques to help you develop your letter construction and carving skills.
The book concludes with eight unique projects of increasing complexity for further practice.
The projects include simple house signs and decorative lettering on a breadboard and bench.
Essential information on tools, equipment and materials to get you started
Detailed examination of key techniques. Including project design, brush and pen techniques, sharpening chisels, carving on wood and stone and routing and gilding.
Eight easy-to-follow step-by-step projects
Practical tips for professional results
LETTER CARVING Techniques and Projects will appeal to beginner/intermediate carvers with an interest in lettering.
Author : Andrew Hibberd
Binding : Paperback
Pages : 192
Photographs : Includes 535 full colour images