Chip Carved Christmas Ornaments: 20 Patterns with Infinite Variations

Make a tree full of festive chip-carved holiday ornaments with this handy guide. Chip carving, one of the earliest forms of traditional woodcarving, is also one of the easiest methods for beginners to learn. Award-winning chip carver Bruce Nicholas shows how to create an endless variety of exquisite ornaments, using just three basic cuts and

Make a tree full of festive chip-carved holiday ornaments with this handy guide. Chip carving, one of the earliest forms of traditional woodcarving, is also one of the easiest methods for beginners to learn. Award-winning chip carver Bruce Nicholas shows how to create an endless variety of exquisite ornaments, using just three basic cuts and only two knives. Based on his many years of chip carving experience and class instruction, Bruce shows how to create finely pierced carvings that will let the holiday lights shine through. 48 ready-to-use full-size patterns include versatile elements that can be re-combined with infinite variations the only limit is your imagination. The author also reveals his beautiful techniques for staining the ornaments with water color pencils.”