Soar to new heights with this helpful how-to on power-carving a variety of wooden birds. Featuring internationally known woodcarver Frank Russell, this guide offers expert instruction on a wide range of carving techniques and ways to improve your skills. Original patterns for a number of different types of birds are provided, along with detailed sketches to offer guidance for woodcarvers of all skill levels. The patterns can even be used for other types of three-dimensional or flatwork art if wood isn’t your preferred material of choice. Each bird design includes textural facts, sketched details, linear top-view patterns, and colored side-view patterns. Regardless of your experience in power carving, with this guide you too can make a beautiful, one-of-a-kind piece all on your own!
Frank C. Russell is a woodcarver internationally known for his ability
to carve animals, birds, fish, and the human form in the round.
Considered to be one of the nation's more versatile power carvers, he
has published several books on power carving along with myriad how-to
articles on carving techniques for woodcarving magazines and journals.