Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners

Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners

Book - 2011
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Create your Japanese work of art with this new, comprehensive title on the intricate skill of Japanese netsuke carvings. Traditionally created for practical reasons, these fantastic, miniature carvings are now highly collectible works of art. Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners is packed with information on the history, techniques, tools and skills needed to master the art. Written in an approachable, personal style with 6 step-by-step projects to follow and 23 additional ideas each accompanied by colour photographs, the book includes everything you need to know to get you started on the way to creating your own superb, miniature carvings each reflecting Japanese tradition. AUTHOR: Bob Jubb started carving as a hobby whilst working as an international engineering consultant. Regularly posted abroad, he would carve wherever and whenever he could, often in hotel rooms! Now retired, and living in West Sussex, Bob is free to dedicate more time to his love of carving. He was a founder member of the Sussex Woodcraft Society (SWS), which has grown from two to about 180 members. Also available: The Art of Carving Netsuke 9781861086822
Publisher: Lewes : Guild of Master Craftsman, 2011
ISBN: 9781861086938
Branch Call Number: 736 JUB 2011
Characteristics: 175 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Japanese netsuke


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Feb 04, 2012

Fascinating-not that I would ever try carving, but the tiny figures are so appealing!

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