Featuring 16 projects from the pages of Woodcarving Illustrated, crafters will learn all about the various benefits of carving with power tools and how to master this technique. Additional information about power units, hand pieces, carving burs, materials shopping and maintenance advice, as well as the particular techniques associated with each type of tool is included.
Additional lessons are given on detailing more intricate pieces, such as bird feathers and animal fur. Illuminated by colour photography, each project includes step-by-step instructions and original pattern designs for a black bear, an oak leaf pin, a buck with antlers, an assortment of birds, a house sign, a folk art Santa Claus, and an engraved gunstock. The popular wood artists that contributed projects to this resource include Frank Russell, Jack Kochan, David Sabol, Lori Corbett, Ed Priby and Bill Janney.