The Craft of Wood Carving by Alan & Gill Bridgewater

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The Craft of Wood Carving

by Alan & Gill Bridgewater

A. H. & W. W. REED, 1981, 158 pages, ISBN 058950223, black and white photographs and illustrations, hardcover, dustjacket

Fine Condition, a few chips to dustjacket

'Advice is given on building your own bench and the choice and care of tools, on the types of wood available and the range of techniques - from chip carving and knife work, flat chisel and round gouge work to drilled work and pieced patterns, turned work, inlay, marquetry and Tunbridge ware.  A project using each type of technique is described i detail.  With about 120 interesting drawings by the authors and 40 photographs, this is a book to browse through and then set up on the bench.'