There is no reason to miss out on the rewards of hand carving wooden objects. With this new edition from Mary Duke Guldan, you will learn the basics in over 200 how-to illustrations and over 10 patterns. And, you will also learn the secrets to carving miniature jointed dolls and bears with this newly expanded classic carving book for beginners. You can even start out with an inexpensive X-Acto style craft knife and then add tools as your skill and interest increase. You'll find the information you need on tools and wood as you follow the simple instructions. Each step is clearly illustrated. You'll steadily increase your carving skill and confidence as you use this workbook to master both relief carving and carving in the round. Book jacket.Guldan, Mary Duke is the author of 'Complete Beginner's Woodcarving Workbook', published 2003 under ISBN 9781565231979 and ISBN 156523197X.