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Celtic carved lovespoons

£8.99

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Paperback First Edition published in 2002 by the Guild of Master Craftsmen. Grey and purple illustrated card covers with white title on spine and dark purple title on front cover. Very slight wear to extremities of covers. Two small creases to rear cover. Clean and tightly bound with no inscriptions.

Centuries ago, ardent young Welshmen began the tradition of creating beautiful wooden spoons, carved with appropriate romantic symbols, to give to the girl of their dreams. Lovespoons are still presented as tokens of affection and good luck today, and in this book two leading practitioners explain the background of their craft, reveal the techniques involved in creating these highly prized objects and show absolute beginners how to design and fashion lovespoons of their own. Features include: A comprehensive illustrated guide to lovespoon Celtic symbols. A checklist of all tools and equipment you will need. Step-by-step instructions on spoon carving, including the complexities of chains, spirals and balls in cages. A portfolio of 30 lovespoon patterns, with notes on their inspiration, the types of wood chosen and the craftsmanship involved. A practical guide to lovespoon design, incorporating traditional symbols. Tips and useful aids, including sharpening and finishing techniques. A gallery of lovespoons carved by the authors.

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PLU:
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Author(s):
Littley, Sharon & Griffin, Clive
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
274x211x14
EAN-13:
9781861082398
Edition:
First, 2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1861082398
ISBN-13:
9781861082398
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
149
Publisher:
Guild of Master Craftsman
Title:
Celtic Carved Lovespoons

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Paperback First Edition published in 2002 by the Guild of Master Craftsmen. Grey and purple illustrated card covers with white title on spine and dark purple title on front cover. Very slight wear to extremities of covers. Two small creases to rear cover. Clean and tightly bound with no inscriptions.

Centuries ago, ardent young Welshmen began the tradition of creating beautiful wooden spoons, carved with appropriate romantic symbols, to give to the girl of their dreams. Lovespoons are still presented as tokens of affection and good luck today, and in this book two leading practitioners explain the background of their craft, reveal the techniques involved in creating these highly prized objects and show absolute beginners how to design and fashion lovespoons of their own. Features include: A comprehensive illustrated guide to lovespoon Celtic symbols. A checklist of all tools and equipment you will need. Step-by-step instructions on spoon carving, including the complexities of chains, spirals and balls in cages. A portfolio of 30 lovespoon patterns, with notes on their inspiration, the types of wood chosen and the craftsmanship involved. A practical guide to lovespoon design, incorporating traditional symbols. Tips and useful aids, including sharpening and finishing techniques. A gallery of lovespoons carved by the authors.

PLU:
0
Added value:
Rarely Available
Author(s):
Littley, Sharon & Griffin, Clive
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
274x211x14
EAN-13:
9781861082398
Edition:
First, 2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1861082398
ISBN-13:
9781861082398
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
149
Publisher:
Guild of Master Craftsman
Title:
Celtic Carved Lovespoons

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