Carved Gifts For All Occasions
100 Simple Projects for the Woodcarver

by James E. Seitz

Softcover
215 x 280mm
87pp

Published by Linden Publishing, CA USA

R.R.P.$29.90

ISBN 978-094193696-8

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Extract from back cover of book:

Woodcarvers, who are always searching for new project ideas, now have the ultimate resource: Carved Gifts for All Occasions. Featuring 100 illustrated items, this inspirational sourcebook is just the thing to 'spark your imagination! '

The extensive variety of ideas means an appropriate gift can be identified for virtually anyone on any holiday, celebrated occasion, or personal event. Items include wooden jewelry, letter holders, plates, bowls, tie clasps, and much more!

About the Author - James E. Seitz is a former professor of engineering and is the founding president of the Shelby Woodcarvers Guild. He has authored four previous woodworking books.

Please Note: This book does not contain plans for the projects rather it gives ideas for projects.

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgements
Introduction

Observe the Basics
The benefits of handmade gifts
Occasions for giving
Copying and creating
Material and equipment
Construction and safety practices

So You're a Year Older
Gifts for adults and children
Carve a brooch for that birthday
Give a necklace of special design
Make her day with earrings
Pins for a manís big day
A whale with a tale

Be My Valentine
Bracelets from the heart
Honor her with coordinated jewelry
Put some heart into tableware
Bolo ties for show and comfort
Pocket pal humor

Make that Anniversary Commemorative
Hereís to your health
Hearts and flowers applications
Bark carving methodology
Carving spiral forms
Figures for men and boys

Honor Thy Parents
Make it practical
Decorative choices
More useful gifts
Out of the past

Don't Overlook Graduation
Girl's stuff
For the boys
His or hers
Dorm room adornments

Remember Secretary's Day
Nonrepresentational forms
Animal and floral forms
Gifts for stepping out
Items for her desk
For her home

Holidays and Special Occasions
Something for Christmas
Something for other holidays
Useful gifts for all occasions
Decorative gifts for special events

About the Author