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Woodworking Books #2: Another source of older traditional carving methods - 1891

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Blog entry by Druid posted 09-17-2014 02:18 AM 1413 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is a link to yet another informative “older” 1891 book on wood carving that is free to download.

https://archive.org/details/manualofwoodcarv00lela

If you take the time to do a bit of searching on this site, you’ll find many more publications that are available on many topics, so have fun.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada



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shipwright

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#1 posted 09-17-2014 02:47 AM

Fascinating book John. Makes me wish I had the time to go through all the lessons and learn the craft.
However, we must pick our battles and mine, for the time being, is marquetry.
......... maybe when I master that….... :-)

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#2 posted 09-17-2014 03:19 AM

Cool! 1891!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 09-17-2014 05:38 AM

Glad you both like it.
Paul – Try going to the main page of the same site at . . .

https://archive.org/

. . . and enter “marquetry” in the search box at the top left of the page. This site has lots of good stuff on just about any topic you might be interested in.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#4 posted 09-17-2014 10:16 AM

Thanks John, it looks interesting.. I saved it so I can have a look at it later as soon as I get the time.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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