Published by Fox Chapel Publishing Co Inc
Extract from back cover of book:
Woodcarvers, hunters, collectors, and gun enthusiasts - learn to create one-of-a kind, carved gunstocks.
The art of gunstock carving originated in Europe where the sport of hunting was taken very seriously. Elite sportsmen used beautiful guns with lavish engravings to show respect for the animals they hunted. Today, gunstock carving is still taken seriously as a lucrative profession and example of custom craftsmanship. Now, you can learn the techniques behind this historic art from award-winning carver, Bill Janney.
the author's step-by-step demonstration and learn to carve:
Also great for decorating briefcases, belt buckles, and more!
what you will find:
Chapter One: Tools and Materials
Chapter Two: Carving Fish Scales and Oak Leaves
Chapter Three: Carving Basket Weave and Acanthus Leaves
Chapter Four: Carving a Scene
Chapter Five: Patterns