Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners

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Create your Japanese work of art with this new, comprehensive title on the intricate skill of Japanese netsuke carvings. Traditionally created for practical reasons, these fantastic, miniature carvings are now highly collectible works of art. Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners is packed with information on the history, techniques, tools and skills needed to master the art. Written in an approachable, personal style with 6 step-by-step projects to follow and 23 additional ideas each accompanied by colour photographs, the book includes everything you need to know to get you started on the way to creating your own superb, miniature carvings each reflecting Japanese tradition.

Bob Jubb started carving as a hobby whilst working as an international engineering consultant. Regularly posted abroad, he would carve wherever and whenever he could, often in hotel rooms! Now retired, and living in West Sussex, Bob is free to dedicate more time to his love of carving. He was a founder member of the Sussex Woodcraft Society (SWS), which has grown from two to about 180 members.

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The Art of Carving Netsuke 9781861086822

ISBN: 9781861086938
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 01/06/2011
Pages: 176
Dimension: 248mm X 186mm

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Japanese Netsuke - Carving for Beginners

Great Service from JTA as Usual . Japanese Netsuke - Carving for Beginners is one of the best beginners style books I've come across , easy to read and easy to understand , Many examples of Netsuke using different materials , all round a Great book well worth buying

Glenn G.

A great introduction to Netsuke!

This book is a pleasure to read. Well written and presented, giving a bit of history, instruction, tips and tools, and plenty of examples and photos of the authors work. Love it!

Alison D.

Excellent book, I found it

Excellent book, I found it very easy to read and understand.Would recommend this book to any person interested it the art.

Ted F.

Great book

Within no time i had carved my first netsuke a d loved it. All the photos and instructions in this book are awesome however I would have liked to see more of the carving techniques Illustrated or photographed in the book. Still a great book.

Michael J.

Netsuki - A beginners Guide to carving

A well written book with good photos. A good starting point.

Peter C.