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Power Carving Boots & Shoes

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A DIY Guide to Distinctive Carving Techniques for All Skill Levels

Atglen, PA--Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of Power Carving Boots & Shoes by Roman Hrytsak. Here are more details on this exciting new how-to title for artisans working with power carving. 
With 250 images and 12 patterns, carve a wooden boot through illustrated step-by-step instructions. From sketching an idea to carving a stylized boot using found wood, this new DIY book guides you in preparing a pattern and cutting a blank using a bandsaw for the basic parts of a lace-up leather boot — the vamp, the toe, and the sole. Using a rotary power tool fitted with a flex-shaft hand piece, carving burrs, and sanding drums, learn how to give the boot a distinctive character for creating women’s high-heel boots, hiking boots, casual slip-on boots, and brogues. Chapters include wood selection, sketching the pattern, blank preparation, and decorating and assembling the boot. A gallery of completed projects offers inspiration for your own creative ideas. For carvers of all skill levels.
Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 240 color images, 12 patterns | 64 pp
ISBN13: 9780764346156 | Binding: soft cover | $16.99
Roman Hrytsak lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and has over 20 years of experience in carving. His proficiency in power carving has earned him many “Best of Show” ribbons throughout western Canada. His works are in private collections around the world. 
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