A treasury of 135 classic gunstock carving patterns from talented artist, Lora Irish. You're sure to find the best carving pattern here for your next project, from basic checkering to dramatic hunting-related scenes. Excellent choices are provided for every skill level, from beginner to expert, so you can start with a basic pattern and tackle more intricate designs as your experience in gunstock carving grows. Also included is advice on choosing patterns, wood, and tools, carving methods, and tips on whether to start from scratch or use a kit.
Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 500,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines.