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- Crowood 2013; US$ 14.57
This is a comprehensive guide to woodturning which will be of value and help to both new and experienced woodturners.Hugh 0'Neill covers the tools and woods used in turning, the principles of design, the lathe, wood finishing, and the techniques of turning spindles, bowls and decorative works. The book also covers the workshop and a selection of projects... more...
- F+W Media 2000; US$ 49.95 US$ 40.96
Antique decoys are among the hottest collectibles in the nation right now. With prime specimens commanding prices reaching well into the six-figure range, collectors see them as both an investment and a status symbol. Everybody wants them, but few can own the real thing. Loy Harrell, one of North America's pre-eminent decoy authorities, has crossed... more...
- F+W Media 2003; US$ 27.99 US$ 22.95
Antique bird decoys and calls attract a large and growing following of collectors always hungry for more information. To satisfy their hunger, this new edition features greatly expanded coverage of duck and goose decoys, as well as crow, owl, turkey, swan, and pigeon. Also covered in depth are bird calls, general game calls, predator calls, and turkey... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00
Chains carved from a single block of wood, cages whittled with wooden balls rattling inside -- all "made with just a pocketknife" -- are among our most enduring folk designs. Who makes them and why? what is their history? what do they mean for their makers, for their viewers, for our society? Simon J. Bronner portrays four wood carvers in southern... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 29.99
Asmat Art features the world renowned woodcarvings of the Asmat, former head-hunters who live in the western half of New Guinea This book presents a full range of Asmat woodcarving art, but emphasizes the rare early shields and figure sculptures. Drums, canoe prowheads and the larger, more dramatic "objects" are also shown. Together with bisj... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 43.99
With dozens of beautiful photographs and extensive text, this Malaysian art book is a testament to the skill and spirituality of Malaysia's traditional woodcarvers. Wood has always played a significant role in the Malay world, including the Malay Peninsula, as a means of shelter, livelihood, comfort and convenience. Among the living arts of Malaysia,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99
This book describes in detail the materials and techniques used by medieval iconographers. It offers information about the natural sources, the raw materials, the tools and the technologies involved in preparing them. The book allows entry into the secretive world of very knowledgeable and skilled artisans, about which very little is known. Topics... more...