WOM's own Mike Bloomquist has released his first instructions DVD, entitled Carving Swedish Trolls With Mike Bloomquist. Learn how to carve theses delightful little trolls and have fun at the same time!
To obtain a copy, contact Mike at <m.bloomquistATverizonDOTnet>
New from Fox Chapel Publishing
Easy Woodcarving: Simple Techniques for Carving and Painting Wood by Cyndi Joslyn
With hundreds of color photos and easy-to-use
patterns, Easy Woodcarving is the step-by-step guide for beginner
carvers. No previous carving knowledge is needed. Anyone can learn
the basics of carving with the easy-to-follow skill-building exercises,
clearly defined terms, and the informative chapter on choosing
tools and selecting wood. New carvers will discover just how "easy"
this craft can be!
Owl: Screech & Snowy: The Ultimate
Reference Guide for Bird Lovers, Woodcarvers, and Arts
by Denny Rogers with color charts by Lori Corbett
Renowned illustrator, woodcarver and wilderness enthusiast, Denny Rogers, delivers over 200 pages of detailed anatomical drawings for the Screech and Snowy Owls. This reference provides meticulously accurate line drawings and clear instructions for rendering the birds' natural behaviors, with scale charts to resize the drawings and exclusive color charts to paint your work. A must-have for any artist!
Great Book of Woodburning:
Pyrography Techniques, Patterns and Projects for all Skill
by Lora S. Irish
Nationally-known artist, Lora Irish, reveals
her secrets in this complete woodburning resource. Beginner and
advanced pyrographers alike benefit from the 30 original traceable
line patterns and the clear step-by-step instructions. An inspiring
full-color gallery illustrates the beauty of her finished projects.
Editors Note: When purchasing any of these items, please consider making your purchase from the sponsors of WOM and your local or Internet tool and supply vendors. Those folks are in business to provide us tools, books and supplies not typically available at the local big box store.