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Two New Carving Books

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Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of two new wood carving titles: Carving a 1930s Street Scene by Caricature Carvers of America and Carving Caricature Nametags by Chris Morgan. Here are more details about these two titles:
 
From an auto repair shop at one end of the street to a movie theater and a building under construction at the other, this book depicts downtown USA during the Great Depression, through the eyes of 29 of North America's top caricature carvers. The Caricature Carvers of America (CCA) present the 1930s street scene, complete with 11 buildings and over 100 original caricature carvings. In their newest project, CCA members offer their approach to developing ideas, building models, carving, painting, and finishing techniques through photos, patterns, and text. The book includes a step-by-step chapter on carving a piece from the scene as well as patterns and details for many of the original carvings.
 
Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | 400 color photos| 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780764346019 | Binding: soft cover | $29.99
 
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This unique carving book features five projects that will get your creativity flowing, allowing woodcarvers of all skill levels to make their own personalized and wearable nametags. Using minimal tools and wood, more than 300 color images provide easy, step-by-step instructions for making a variety of designs. Have a friend who’s a baseball lover? Make him a baseball nametag. Or use the seasons as a theme with pumpkin and fall leaves carvings. A gallery of completed works will inspire more great ideas. The projects are fun to do and even more fun to give as gifts to family and friends. Carving Caricature Nametags is a book for all carvers to add to their collection.
 
Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 305 illustrations | 64 pp
ISBN13: 9780764341878 | Binding: soft cover | $16.99

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