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Letter Carving

  • Publishing: Spring 15
  • Pub month: May
  • ISBN-13: 9781861089526
  • Author: Andrew Hibberd
  • Price: £16.99
  • Binding: PB
  • No. of pages: 192
  • Dimensions: 276 x 210 mm
  • Colour: Full colour throughout

In this inspiring book, Andrew Hibberd shares his passion for letter construction and carving on wood and stone. You don’t need to undertake a lengthy apprenticeship to take part in this enjoyable craft. Beginning with essential background information, the author then moves on to key techniques to help you develop your letter construction and carving skills. The book concludes with eight unique projects of increasing complexity for further practice. The projects include simple house signs and decorative lettering on a breadboard and bench.


Author Information

Andrew Hibberd
Andrew Hibberd lives and works in Norfolk. He started carving at an early age and after an eclectic mix of careers he trained as a wood carver at the City and Guilds of London Art School. Numerous public and private commissions followed, and he now has a successful career as a letter carver, producing both original and restoration work in a wide variety of styles. He is a regular contributor to Wood Carving magazine. This is his first book for GMC.