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CUSTOM GUNSTOCK CARVING
Author: Philip R. Eck
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Jan 2006
Hands-on exercises teach the proper way to carve a gunstock. Features a gallery of more than 100 full-size patterns. 232 B/W drawings; 8.5x11 inches, 208 pgs.
* Paperback reprint of the popular guide to carving gunstocks
* Complete coverage of all tools and equipment
* Detailed explanations of all techniques, illustrated with precise line drawings
* Extensive gallery of ready-to-use patterns
Back by popular demand ten years after the publication of the original hardcover, this paperback edition of Custom Gunstock Carving gives in-depth instruction on the cutting and carving techniques that make up the gunstock carver's art--from preparing proper working conditions to selecting a pattern to the cutting itself.
Phillip R. Eck also discusses using different types of wood, preparing the surface for carving, and locating design sources. Featuring an impressive selection of full-scale patterns, this book is essential for any shooter looking to add a personal touch to his or her weapon.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Phillip R. Eckis a self-taught artist who has been carving gunstocks for more than thirty-five years. A past director of the Maryland Rifle and Pistol Association, he lives in Baltimore.