|With step-by-step demonstrations, detailed color photos, and reproducible patterns, this resource guides the carving enthusiast through potentially lucrative projects from start to finish. The specialized art of carving gunstocks is very popular with both hunters and woodworkers. Commission artists customize their clients' guns with a personalized image of a successful hunt as a commemoration of their catch. This resource provides carvers of all levels with everything they need to get started, including an overview of the special tools needed and a reference section on gunstocks and wood. More than 25 traceable patterns of game such as deer, elk, ducks, and rams are included, as are background basketweave and fishweave patterns.|
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Learn to create one-of-a kind, carved gunstocks with this complete guide from award-winning carver Bill Janney. Includes step-by-step carving demonstrations, 20 pages of wildlife and ornamental patterns, and an overview of tools, materials, and safety precautions.