Author : Jim Maxwel
Publisher :Fox Chapel Publishing
Year of publication : 2095
Number of pages : 36
From the Back Cover: Carving Characters with Jim Maxwell Look no further than this book if you want to learn the secrets of woodcarving from a master. Master woodcarver Jim Maxwell takes you on a guided tour of woodcarving characters. By following the step-by-step instructions, patterns and photos for each of Jim's twelve favorite patterns, you'll soon be creating your own versions of these humorous figurines. But that's not all. With each project, you'll also discover just who the character is, as explained directly from Jim's own narrative, based on his boyhood experiences in and around the Missouri Foothills. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced carver, you'll be amazed at how fun and easy it is to carve these intriguing characters. Buy this entertaining and instructional book to enjoy hours of enjoyment. Your family and friends will treasure these creations for years to come. About the Author Born and raised in the Missouri foothills, near the lake of the Ozarks and Truman Dam area, he developed a natural love for wood and woodcarving while working at his father's sawmill.