Woodcarving (Kid Crafts)

Cover may not be exactly as depicted

Woodcarving (Kid Crafts)

by Everett Ellenwood

Used & Rare price

SPECIAL SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS FOR USED & RARE ITEMS.

Please see the special considerations for shipping Used & Rare items, including extended delivery times, possible import duties & taxes.

Delivered in 3-5 weeks

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Condition:

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1565233662

ISBN - 13: 9781565233669

Seller Comments:

Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!

From the Publisher

Introduce children to a hobby that lasts a lifetime - woodcarving. With just a few basic tools, scrap wood, and the safe techniques outlined in this fun project book, any child between the ages of 9-12 will be on their way to creating keepsakes or crafting hand-carved gifts for their family. First, children learn all about wood. They learn about the anatomy of a tree, how to choose the best wood for carving, defects commonly found in wood, and where to find "free" wood in nature. Next, safety is stressed. Kids learn how to correctly-size a protective glove, and how to make their own thumb guard. They also learn how to properly handle tools, and the best way to safely use wood finishing supplies. Woodcarving tools and supplies are covered in great depth, with each tool''s use explained and illustrated with a step-by-step practice exercise, that builds skill and confidence in young readers. Carving techniques start with the safest and most basic tools and work up to more advanced tools, like a pocketknife, chisel and gouge. In fact, the first practice project ensures a safe experience, as it shows kids how to carve a boat out of a bar of soap, using just a plastic disposable knife! They''ll learn how to properly open and close a pocket knife, and how to make basic woodcarving cuts, like the push cut, stop cut, incised cut, score cut and chip cut. And kids will learn when they need to use other tools, like a coping saw for curved cuts, or a clamp for attaching wood to a table. Another skill put to practice is sanding and finishing wood, and includes how and when to best use water paints, acrylic paints, colored pencil and varnish. Especially important in building good habits that can be applied to all aspects of life, is the chapter on care and maintenance of tools. Children will learn how to store tools and how to keep them in tip-top shape. Once you''ve mastered the tool exercises, you''ll confidently put your newly formed skills to practice with 7 projects for carving a fun wooden whistle, a croaking musical frog, a relief-carved eagle head, a snowman ornament, and more!

Used books: 3 more copies of this item are available

Kid Crafts: Woodcarving (Kid Crafts)

Kid Crafts: Woodcarving (Kid Crafts)

by Everett Ellenwood

Delivered in 3-5 weeks

Condition:

Format: S TRADE PAPER

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company

$16.83

Woodcarving (Kid Crafts)

Woodcarving (Kid Crafts)

by Everett Ellenwood

Delivered in 3-5 weeks

Condition:

Format: Soft Cover

Publisher: Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc

Seller Comments:

Ex-Library Softcover book. EX-LIBRARY copy with all the usual library markings, stickers and stampings. Overall good condition with general wear. Some cover wear, rubbed edges and corners. The pages appear to be clean. The binding is tight. A good copy.

$17.66

Woodcarving (Kid Crafts)

Woodcarving (Kid Crafts)

by Everett Ellenwood

Delivered in 3-5 weeks

Condition:

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Fox Chapel

Seller Comments:

Some shelf wear with minor wear to edge of cover but content good throughout.

$29.16

Item not added

This item is not available to order at this time.

See used copies from 00.00
  • My Gift List
  • My Wish List
  • Shopping Cart