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Library updated 12/2013

Jersey Hills Woodcarvers Club

Library Holdings

Books by Category

General

Author

Title

Comment

Tangerman

Whittling and Woodcarving

Copy 1

Excellent basic info, lots of ideas, examples.

Tangerman

Whittling and Woodcarving

Copy 2

Excellent basic info, lots of ideas, examples.

Pye

Wood Carving

Instruction and projects by a major British master woodcarver.

Editors of Fine Woodworking

Fine Woodworking on Carving

Excellent articles from the magazine

Benson

Woodworker's Guide to Veneering and Inlay

Woodworking, not woodcarving.

Hellum and Gottshall

You Can Whittle and Carve

Old (1956), but excellent basic and classic instruction,

hardbound.

Stevens and Turner

Wood Bending Handbook

Specialized, not carving.

Lubkemann

Whittling Twigs and Branches

Good instruction, photos, see Mike Schatt.

Vandertie and Spielman

Hobo & Tramp Art Carving

Very nostalgic and traditional; amazing what can be done with just a pocket knife!

Wolfe (with Douglas Congdon-Martin)

Basic Penknife Carving with Tom Wolfe

Excellent instructions for first project, clear step-by-step photos, patterns for 8 more.

Higgenbotham

Whittling

Instructions and drawings for seveeral animals, done with mostly a knife and a couple of gouges.

North House Folk School

Celebrating Birch

About the tree itself and making implements of Birch


Decoys

Veasey

Geese, A Pictorial Study

Excellent close-up photos of living Canada Geese.

Harrell

Decoys

Photos of completed decoys of several carvers; no instruction, hardbound.

Spielman

Making Wood Decoys

Good instruction, many b/w photos and diagrams.

Hillman

Miniature Duck Decoys for Woodcarvers

Good patterns, instructions, and painting for 4” - 6” decoys.


Figures and Caricature

Bailey

The Wedge Head

Basic facial features, 4 pp.

Shipley

Carving Ozark County Characters

Ozark-style cariciture carving projects.

Caricature Carvers of America

Caricature Carvers Showcase

50 projects with patterns, no instruction, assumes good carving skills.

Bowman

Santa Carving

Good photos, patterns, instructions.

Ransom

Santa Carving

Many Santas in Ransom's unique style, hand autographed to the JHWC.

Wolfe (with Douglas Congdon-Martin)

Tom Wolfe Carves Wood Spirits

Step-by-step photos, good instructions.

Birds, not decoys

Green

Carving Authentic Birds

Patteerns and instruction for 14 species, inc. Eagle.

Rogers

The Illustrated Owl

Excellent drawings and photographs of all aspects of Barn, Barred, and Great Horned Owls. For the serious carver!

Burk

Game Bird Carving

Excellent beginning course in decorative decoy-making, a classic, hardbound.

Carousel

Manns, Stevens, & Shank

Painted Ponies

History, evolution, & styles of carousels and carousel figures, excellent photos, hardbound.

Dinger

Art of the Carousel

As immediately above, but by a woman from Morristown, who amassed a wonderful collection of carousel figures. Hardbound.

Reinhardt

Carving Miniature Carousel Animals

Good instructions, many projects with patterns.

Animals

Ernst

Carving Wooden Critters

Good, mostly patterns, some instruction for both hand and power carving.

Sabol

Carving Storybook Animals

Animal caricatures, advanced.

Canes and Walking Sticks

Jones and George

Stickmaking Handbook

Very good. Slight abridgment of larger work by same authors, designed for shop use.

Self

Make Your Own Walkingsticks

Excellent instruction, many examples and project ideas.

Miscellany

Wyatt

Puzzles in Wood

Fun woodworking, but not much woodcarving.

Buckland

Handcrafted Wooden Toys

Woodworking, not woodcarving.

English

Woodworker's Guide to Sharpening

Essential, all woodworking tools covered well, hand and power sharpening. Well done.

Sutter

Floral Wood Carving

Carving flowers and leaves in relief.

Irish

Great Book of Celtic Patterns

Making and using Celtic patterns in woodcarving and other art, excellent.

Hintz

The New Woodworker Handbook

Basic woodworking, not woodcarving info. Well illustrated.

Thorne (licensed by BSA)

Pinewood Derby Designs & Patterns

Easy-to-use stuff for the famous races.

Meade (licensed by BSA)

Pinewood Derby Speed Secrets

Ideas for winning cars for the famous races.

Videotapes (VHS)

Tom Wolfe

Carving Bears and Bunnies

Tom Wolfe

Carving Robed Gnomes

Tom Wolfe

Penknife Carving

Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe Goes to the Dogs

Magazines

Magazine title

Article titles/Descriptions

Creative Woodworks & Crafts

The Versatile Flower, p. 63

Marvin Kaisersatt, Carver of the People, p. 67

Sniffer the Hound, p. 72

Creating a Woodfellow (power), p. 75

Woodcarving Illustrated

Holiday 2002

Several Santas and other holiday subjects.

Woodcarving Illustrated

Holiday 1999

Holiday projects, canes, kolrosing (Norwegian), hobo,

Butternut wood.

Woodcarving Illustrated

Fall 1998

Decoys, deer relief, decorative spoons, sharpening.

Woodcarving Illustrated

Spring 2003

Turtle, woodburning, Noah's Ark, Cat, Bald Cypress wood, golfer pattern.

Chip Chats (NWCA)

March-April 2001

Mostly articles about carvers, club, and carvings; good photos; few patterns.

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