Now you can acquire the satisfying skill of carving wood. In this tape you'll discover the basics of woodcarving, see how to carve an 18th-century scallop shell and gain an understanding of the production techniques of that era.
You will learn about:
- Designing for letter carving
- Selecting and sharpening carving tools
- Carving roman and italic letters
- Carving the convex and concave rays
Sam Bush has been a woodworker for over 30 years. He operates a custom shop in Portland, Oregon, and gives frequent workshops. Mack Headley, Jr., who specializes in 18th-century furniture making, is Master Cabinetmaker at Colonial Williamsburg.