Sculpting Cane Handles
by Nicolo Scariano

215 x 280mm

Published by Schiffer Publishing, West Chester, Pennsylvania USA


ISBN 978-0-7643-2823-7

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Extract from back cover of book:

Create innovative and imaginative wooden cane handles in a wide variety of shapes. The 169 clear color photos detail the process and provide examples sure to inspire wood carvers, cane makers, and cane collectors alike.

Featured are examples in zebra, Colorplay, and holly woods in the female form, as birds, animals, lips, and low relief decoration. Wood carving canes can be fun with this book.

Photos: Colour



Making Canes
The Shaft
The Handle
The Shape of the Cane Handles
The Selection of Materials for the Cane Handles
Sculpturing the Handles: Techniques
Colorplay Wood
Mixing of Woods of Different Colors
The Connecting Ring or Collar
The Ferrule
The Ferrule: Technique
Finishing Touches Hard Stones
Cane Holders

Handle Types
Simple Handles of Abstract Birds Made With One Inch Zebrawood
Handles in Lower Relief
Five Canes With Lip-type Handles of Birds in Colorplay and Different Making Canes Varieties of Wood
Handles in Holly Wood
Lip-type Handles
Double-deck Handles with Mini-sculptures
Elaborate Sculptured Handles
Handles with Female Bodies
Handles of Animals
Handles In Colorplay Wood Made With a Mini-lathe
Handles with Flowers and Corals
Cane Holders