Power Carving Manual, Updated and Expanded Second Edition

Power Carving Manual, Updated and Expanded Second Edition

Tools, Techniques, and 22 All-Time Favorite Projects

David Hamilton, Wanda Marsh


  • Description
  • Author
  • Info
  • Reviews


·         A must-have manual to taking your power carving skills to the next level

·         Features 22 step-by-step carving projects and patterns from the leading magazine for carvers, Woodcarving Illustrated

·         Covers the basics of power carving, safety, techniques, and other expert tips from today’s top power carvers, including Frank Russell, Jack Kochan, David Sabol, Lori Corbett, Chuck Solomon, and Dave Hamilton

·         Includes a gallery of work and a complete buyer’s guide to exciting new tools from Dremel, Foredom, and other manufacturers


David Hamilton:
Dave Hamilton is an ecologist by profession, working primarily in the area of wetland ecology. He has been carving and competing in shows for almost 20 years. While Dave enjoys carving a variety of bird species, he specializes in hummingbirds and in the wading birds common to the wetlands he works on professionally. He also enjoys carving stylized pieces and reproductions of antique decoys. Dave lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, where he carves, teaches classes, and is a member of the Northern Colorado Woodcarvers.|||

Wanda Marsh is an award-winning carver of fish, animals and caricatures as well as flowers. Her awards include a sweep of the flower division at the 2000 International Woodcarvers Congress (morning glory, first place; hibiscus, second place; rose, third place) and a People's Choice Award for an iris at the Houston Area Woodcarvers Show. She holds other honors for fish carving from the Louisiana Wildfowl Carvers and Collectors Guild, the East Texas Woodcarvers Annual Show, the Killeen Centroplex Woodcarvers Show and the World Fish Carving Championship.