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Chip Carving Starter Guide

Learn to Chip Carve with 24 Skill-Building Projects

Chip Carving Starter Guide
Charlene Lynum By (author)
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11/2/2021 12:00:00 AM
Fox Chapel Publishing

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8.0 X 10.0 in
136 pg



Chip Carving Starter Guide is a must-have guide for anyone looking for an approachable introduction to the timeless craft of chip carving! Begin by gaining a solid foundation of knowledge on the basics of chip carving, transferring patterns, applying finishes, and correctly making a variety of chips. With 3 step-by-step projects and 21 additional patterns, you’ll learn to carve with confidence as you start simple and slowly progress to advance your skills. Featuring complete materials and tools lists, full-size patterns, and expert tips, this guide emphasizes the importance of skill-building and developing techniques correctly and carefully to ensure success!


A comprehensive guide for any beginner interested in learning chip carving. With numerous examples flawlessly carved and clear explanations throughout, this book is loaded with inspiration.Wayne Barton, Alpine School of Woodcarving, chipcarving.com

Author Bio

Charlene Lynum is a talented chip carver with over 35 years of experience. A member of the West Wisconsin Woodcarvers Guild, she is a regular contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated Magazine, and also contributed to the best-selling booklet, Functional Chip Carving Designs for the Home (2020), as well as Everyday Chip Carving Designs (2021). With her woodworker husband, Kim, they often collaborate on his joinery projects inlaid with chip carving elements, which you can see on their Instagram (@thelynums).