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Letter Carving

Letter Carving
  • Publishing: Spring 15
  • Pub month: April
  • ISBN-13: 9781861089526
  • Author: Andrew Hibberd
  • Price: £16.99
  • No. of pages: 192
  • Photos: Includes 550 photographs
  • Dimensions: 276 x 210 mm
  • Colour : Full colour throughout

Letter Carving

In this inspiring book, letter-carving expert Andrew Hibberd shares his techniques for carving letters on wood and Portland stone. You don’t need to undertake a lengthy apprenticeship to get started with this enjoyable and rewarding craft. Based mainly on period styles of carving, these unique projects use examples of Andrew’s work, starting with the simplest and progressing in difficulty. New styles and skills are introduced along the way.

Projects include:

  • cutting board, house sign, garden bench, picture frame, church plaque
  • All the practical knowledge you need to get started, including detailed information on tools, materials and techniques
  • Easy to follow step-by-step projects 
  • Will appeal to beginner/intermediate wood carvers with an interest in lettering 
  • Explores different fonts for varied effects 
  • Practical tips for professional results
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