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Carving the Female Figure: Volume 1
by Ian Norbury

Carving the Female Figure: Volume 1

Ian Norbury is recognized as one of the world's leading wood sculptors, with works in Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for producing a finished piece. The disk includes plan drawings, still photographs and 80 minutes of detailed video instruction. Ian guides you, step by step, through the complexities of carving a beautiful full female figure. He recommends a fairly plain timber for this work, such as limewood/basswood, so that the grain of the wood will not dominate the shape of the piece.

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9170 Carving the Female Figure: Volume 1 $18.99

Carving the Female Figure: Volume 2
by Ian Norbury

Carving the Female Figure: Volume 2

Tower of London. Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for producing a finished piece. The disk includes plan drawings, still photographs and 45 minutes of detailed video instruction. Ian uses a log of elm from his garden in Ireland for this work. In addition to guiding the viewer step-by-step through the carving process, he demonstrates how to maximize the wood available - from an ordinary round log to a beautiful, completely symmetrical figure.

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9171 Carving the Female Figure: Volume 2 $18.99

Carving a Female Torso
by Ian Norbury

Carving a Female Torso

Tower of London. Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for producing a finished piece. The disk includes plan drawings, still photographs and 45 minutes of step-by-step video instruction. Highly recommended as a first step to figure carving, this DVD guides the viewer through the process of carving the female torso - a beautiful but simple shape that can be executed at any size. This is an ideal introduction to the full female figures of Carving the Female Figure and Carving the Female Figure 2.

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9172 Carving a Female Torso $18.99

Carving a Female Head
by Ian Norbury

Carving a Female Head

Tower of London. Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for producing a finished piece. The disk includes plan drawings, still photographs and 45 minutes of step-by-step video instruction. Ian has taught many of his students to successfully complete this carving. His DVD is a simple but excellent introduction to carving a portrait head, with expert guidance at every stage. After completing this head, the viewer will have the confidence to go on to carve a portrait of a friend, a family member or perhaps even a self portrait.

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9173 Carving a Female Head $18.99

Carving Venus, The Goddess of Love
by Ian Norbury

Carving Venus, The Goddess of Love

Ian Norbury is recognized as one of the world's leading wood sculptors, with works in Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for producing a finished piece. The disks include plan drawings, still photographs and 2 hours of step-by-step video instruction. Ian demonstrates his method of portraying Venus after her liaison with Mars, the god of war. She is carved from limewood, with some copper and silver embellishment, mounted on a 12 inch/30 cm diameter marble sphere. This challenging carving requires a very systematic approach, completing certain stages in order before attempting the next stages. It is quite difficult to access certain areas, and requires some ingenuity in the use of holding devices.

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9175 Carving Venus, The Goddess of Love $27.99

Carving the Male Torso
by Ian Norbury

Carving the Male Torso

Ian Norbury is recognized as one of the world's leading wood sculptors, with works in Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for producing a finished piece. The disk includes plan drawings, a tool list, and still photographs. Ian offers 45 minutes of step-by-step video instructions for carving a striking male torso. He covers key muscle structures and underlying anatomy. His finishing techniques include how to deal with knots in wood. This is not a difficult carving and with a block of strongly grained wood the viewer can create a truly memorable piece.

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9177 Carving the Male Torso $18.99

Carving Uncle Sam
by Ian Norbury

Carving Uncle Sam

Ian Norbury is recognized as one of the world's leading wood sculptors, with works in Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for creating an iconic Uncle Sam. The 45 minute disk includes printable plan drawings, dozens of still photographs and more than 70 step-by-step video clips.

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9178 Carving Uncle Sam $18.99

Carving a Portrait in Relief
by Ian Norbury

Carving a Portrait in Relief

Ian Norbury is recognized as one of the world's leading wood sculptors, with works in Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for producing a finished piece. The disk includes plan drawings, still photographs and 45 minutes of step-by-step video instruction. This is the easiest of Norbury's DVDs and probably the most appreciated by carvers with families. It requires only the most ordinary piece of wood, few tools and little experience. Having practiced with this carving, viewers can move on to creating charming portraits of their own children or grandchildren.

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9176 Carving a Portrait in Relief $18.99

Carving a Horse Head
by Ian Norbury

Carving a Horse Head

Ian Norbury is recognized as one of the world's leading wood sculptors, with works in Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for producing a finished piece. Ian shows how to carve a horse's head in this 60-minute video, from plan drawings to finishing technique. He provides still photographs of the completed carving taken from different angles. Ian uses the carver's favorite wood - limewood/basswood - but other timbers are available in this size and can be used to good effect.

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9174 Carving a Horse Head $18.99

Wood Carving Basics
by David Sabol

Wood Carving Basics

Have you always been fascinated by the skill it takes to carve wood into beautiful designs and life-like figures? Here's a DVD that shows you everything you need to get started. As a companion to the book, Wood Carving Basics -- also brought to you by renowned wood carver David Sabol -- this DVD puts more emphasis on demonstrating each technique. By providing you with video demonstrations, the DVD shows you precisely how every technique and special procedure should be done. David Sabol will guide you through a wide range of creative projects -- with step-by-step instructions designed to give beginners the experience of working in a wide variety of carving styles. From simple to more sophisticated techniques, you'll learn all the valuable skills you need to grow as a carver. After a while, you'll gain the confidence to try more complicated projects and experiment with pieces you've dreamed up yourself.

For anyone who wants to master the essentials, this DVD is a great place to start. You'll learn how to:

  • Select wood from a wide range of interesting types
  • Choose tools from knives and gouges to V-tools and power carving devices
  • Sharpen and care for your tools to improve performance and longevity
  • Relief carve wildlife and landscapes
  • Chip carve, power carve and burn wood
  • Paint and finish your carvings with colorful detail

If the artful and exacting process of wood carving has always sparked your interest, this DVD will show you exactly how it's done -- with expert advice from a seasoned pro.

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1896 Wood Carving Basics $26.99

Beginning Woodcarving
by Everett Ellenwood

Beginning Woodcarving

If you want to learn how to carve wood, or if you're now carving and not happy with the results you're getting, this DVD is for you.

Fourteen chapters of helpful information on how to carve wood, contained on one 3 hour DVD.

Key topics covered are:

  • The anatomy of wood and what are the best woods to carve.
  • How to correctly carve wood to get clean smooth cuts.
  • What are good carving tools to buy.
  • How to properly, and safely, use carving tools to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • How to sharpen carving tools.
  • How to develop an idea into a finished carving.
  • Lots of tips and techniques I've learned over my 30 plus years of carving and 20 years of teaching experience.
  • Plus 2 projects.

Professionally made in a studio, using 3 cameras, my 210 minute video is divided into 14 chapters: Introduction - Anatomy of Wood - Carving Knives - Sharpen Carving Knives - Stylized Bird - Chisels, Gouges and 'V” Tools - Sharpen Gouges and 'V” Tools - Tool Practice - Flower Relief Carving - Good Woods to Carve - How to start a project - Clamping Devices - Finishing/Painting - Conclusion.

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2046 Beginning Woodcarving $22.99

Carving Techniques and Project
by Sam Bush & Mack Headley

Carving Techniques and Project

A solid foundation in traditional methods

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
  • Relief carving
  • Outlining
  • Molding (bordering)
  • Back grounding
  • Modeling and contouring
  • Defining the wings
  • Carving the convex and concave rays
  • Finishing the shell
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3279 Carving Techniques and Project $15.99

Carving A Figure: The Female Form
by Ray Gonzalez

Carving A Figure: The Female Form

For centuries, artists have been rendering the female form, from detailed illustrations and paintings to abstract sculptures and carvings. In Carving a Figure - The Female Form, Britain's leading carver, Ray Gonzalez, offers his thirty years of experience to carvers who want to tackle the challenge of female anatomy and create breathtaking results.

Using detailed step-by-step demonstrations, Gonzalez presents the carving process - drawing and preparation, cutting a template, using the band saw to make a basic outline, and carving techniques for both hand and power tools. Clear teaching methods and superb video footage make following the carving process easy to follow from start to finish. A gallery of Gonzalez's stunning works is a testament to his mastery of the craft and will inspire carvers to achieve similar results. With Carving a Figure - The Female Form, you can!

Topics included:

  • Drawing and preparation
  • Use of machine tools
  • Hand tool carving and techniques
  • Use of the band saw
  • Tools and techniques
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3522 Carving A Figure: The Female Form $23.99

Sharpening Simplified
by Everett Ellenwood

Sharpening Simplified

Having trouble getting your carving tools razor sharp? In Sharpening Simplified, Everett Ellenwood will show you a simple proven method to get your carving tools properly contoured and sharp each time you sharpen them.

Everett is an award winning carver, with more than 30 years of carving experience. He has taught carving classes for two decades, and was an independent distributor of pre-sharpened carving tools for 17 years. Over the years Everett perfected a unique, easy to learn, sharpening technique which he taught to hundreds of carvers. This process was so well received that his students kept telling him "make a video", you need to share this!

Professionally made in a studio, using 3 cameras, his 110 minute video is divided into 9 chapters:

1. Introduction
2. Sharpening Positions
3. Sharpening Stones
4. Carving Knives
5. Gouges / Veneers
6. Flat Chisels
7. "V" Tools
8. Micro Tools
9. Conclusions

Each segment of tool sharpening starts with Ev showing what each tool should look like when it is properly sharpened and why; then he actually sharpens the tool to show how to achieve a sharp and properly contoured tool. Comments accompany each process as he shows you the steps.

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3532 Sharpening Simplified $19.99

Carving Swedish Woodenware
by Jogge Sundqvist

Carving Swedish Woodenware

Master the craft of hand-tooled woodenware

Now, this timeless topic can be yours on DVD! With Carving Swedish Woodenware, you can enjoy real hands-on learning from a legendary expert. Swedish woodworker Jögge Sundqvist demonstrates the fine art of carved woodenware. Using just four hand tools-an ax, knife, adz, and gouge -- he shows you how to make a dough bowl and spoon, from start to exquisite finish.

You'll also learn how to:

  • Visualize useful objects in natural shapes
  • Handle knives and axes
  • Rough out bowl and spoon shapes
  • Refine your design with precision
  • Decorate with carved engraving

The next best thing to a private lesson. Carving Swedish Woodenware takes you right into expert woodworker Jögge Sundqvist's shop for an unforgettable 60-minute lesson. You'll see firsthand exactly how to do the work -- the tools, the techniques, and the subtle rhythms of each process. Impossible to miss a single step! Go directly to the chapter you want to watch and replay it as often as you want. Master it before you move on!

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9818 Carving Swedish Woodenware $15.99

Chip Carving
by Wayne Barton

Chip Carving by Wayne Barton

Decorate furniture, cabinets, boxes, and more

Chip carving is a wonderfully direct and simple way to decorate furniture, cabinets, boxes, plaques and utensils. Wayne Barton, a master of the Swiss style of chip carving, shows you step by step how you can beautify a number of objects using very few tools.

You'll learn about:

  • tools and the basic border cuts
  • decorative designs like gothic rosettes and lace borders
  • roman lettering
  • creating script monograms
Item# Description Price Quantity
3285 Chip Carving by Wayne Barton $15.99

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