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Woodcarver's Guide to Sharpening Tools and Setting Up Shop
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Woodcarving Illustrated is a leading how-to magazine for woodcarvers of all skill levels and has a circulation of more than 65,000 readers.

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"A WOODCARVER'S GUIDE TO SHARPENING TOOLS AND SETTING UP SHOP, from the editors of Woodcarving Illustrated magazine, is a collection of articles to help woodcarvers set up their workshop, keep their tools sharp and organized, and make efficient use of their space. It offers tips and techniques from carvers Roger Schroeder, Lora Irish, Jack Kochan and others. There's a projects section for making a tool holder, dust collectors, and carving benches and stands. For beginners, there's a chapter setting up a workshop on a budget. Carving tools, from knifes to mallets, and finishing techniques are also covered. "- Woodshop News

"Usually when the editors of a highly respected magazine get together to publish a full book on a subject you can be sure that every detail will be covered. This certainly holds true in this book from Woodcarving Illustrated. Nothing has been left out. The authors even cover painting and what types to use and when your carving project is complete there is a section on how to photograph it. ""Carving with dull tools can be both dangerous and tedious. Correct methods of sharpening those odd-shaped carving tools are covered at length. The book also covers dust management, tool selection, carving jigs and a myriad of other carving related topics that will prove to be an asset to all carvers. Keep this one close to your carving bench it is the perfect carver's reference book." - Graham McCulloch, Shortcuts

"This fantastic book covers useful techniques on setting up a workshop with the woodcarver in mind, focusing on essentials such as safety, making your own worKbench and vices, dust extraction, using adhesives, and the low-down on abrasives...This is a great book to introduce the beginner to everything they need to know about carving. "- Woodcarving Magazine, United Kingdom

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