NEW Carving Figure Caricatures in the Ozark Style by Harold L. Enlow Paperback

NEW Carving Figure Caricatures in the Ozark Style by Harold L. Enlow Paperback

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Brand New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages.
Publication Year: 1975
Format: Paperback

Language: English
ISBN: 9780486231518

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Dogpatch, Arkansas carver gives detailed instructions and illustrations for ten delightful projects Rufus and Sadie, Bootsie the cow, banjo player, "Ozark Trail's End," "revenooers," and more. Includes illustrated general carving instructions. 22 drawings and 47 photographs altogether. " of the better (books) around on wood-carving..."Indianapolis News., General tips on selecting woods and tools, roughing out a figure, and finishing a carving preface instructions for ten projects., Wood carving in the Ozark style is easy and fun when you follow professional carver Harold Enlow's directions. Using figures he has carved for his own collection in Dogpatch, Arkansas, he gives instructions and illustrations that cover every angle of carving figure caricatures.He tells you how to go about selecting and preparing the wood, selecting the proper tools, sharpening the tools, using a mallet and band saw, roughing out a figure from a block, carving a head and face, and finishing your carvings. Then he presents explicit instructions for ten projects: a Missouri mule, a mountaineer, a hobo, a cowboy, a hill woman, Rufus and Sadie, Bootsie the cow, a banjo player, "Ozark Trail's End," and "Revenooers." Each project is illustrated in diagram form (front and usually profile) to make it easy to draw on the wood, and there are photographs of each completed project and some in intermediate stages. The general instructions are also illustrated copiously, and there are photographs of other completed carvings from the author's collection a total of 22 drawings and 47 photographs in all.Whether you are an accomplished carver or just beginning, you will find these caricatures a delightful group and very easy to do. The projects are arranged in order of difficulty, and by the time you get to the last one, you will be ready to do your own designs and carve your own caricatures."

Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0486231518
ISBN-13 9780486231518
Key Details
Author Harold R. Enlow
Number Of Pages 48 pages
Series Dover Woodworking
Format Paperback
Publication Date 1975-06-01
Language English
Publisher Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication Year 1975
Additional Details
Copyright Date 1975
Illustrated Yes
Weight 6.1 Oz
Height 0.2 In.
Width 8.7 In.
Length 11.4 In.
Target Audience
Group Trade
Classification Method
LCCN 74-017879
LC Classification Number NK9704.E54
Dewey Decimal 736/.4
Dewey Edition 18
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