Описание: The book is designed to open flat while being used, and the texts point out important details to be observed. The heads of waterfowl drafted in intricate detail. Exact specifications regarding head thickness, eye color and size, and the fine points of the bill from top, bottom, and profile views. Four patterns are included for each bird: full-sized, 1/2, 2/3 and 1/4 of the actual size.
Описание: The book is designed to open flat while being used, and the texts point out important details to be observed. 36 detailed, full-size, original designs by William Veasey and his students will serve as a guide for carvers who wish to duplicate them and as a stepping-stone for those who want to design their own patterns.
Описание: The book is designed to open flat while being used, and the texts point out important details to be observed. Full-size patterns of all the major types of shore birds included dimensions and identifying characteristics so that the wood carvers can create their own shore birds.
Описание: This book features the original sample collection and handwritten drafts of the talented, early 20th century weaver, Bertha Gray Hayes of Providence, Rhode Island. She designed and wove miniature overshot patterns for four-harness looms that are creative and unique. The book contains color reproductions of 72 original sample cards and 20 recently discovered patterns, many shown with a picture of the woven sample, and each with computer-generated drawdowns and drafting patterns. Her designs are unique in their asymmetry and personal in her use of name drafting to create the designs. Bertha Hayes attended the first nine National Conferences of American Handweavers (1938-1946). She learned to weave by herself through the Shuttle-Craft home course and was a charter member of the Shuttle-Craft Guild, and authored articles on weaving.
Описание: While there are many commercially available weapons and accessories for military miniatures, sometimes you wish you had a different rifle or sword with which to arm your latest figure. In Kim Joness third informative book on modeling military miniatures, he shows you how to construct that perfect weapon so your figure will stand out from the rest. Using step-by-step photographs Kim illustrates his tried and true methods of creating rifles, swords, pistols, cartridge pouches, and other accessories to add that extra touch of realism for your creation.
Описание: The complex blend of comedy and threat in the mounts on early American carousels still fascinates children and adults. For those who want to create that antique animal charm, Dale Power provides direct instructions and 267 color photographs illustrating all the steps necessary to transform a simple basswood blank into an impressive carousel goat like those that might have adorned carousels built between 1860 and 1930. Dale uses a variety of hand and power tools to complete his projects. Once the carving is complete, wood burning, painting, and mounting techniques are discussed which will bring your carousel animal to life. Patterns for seven additional, uncommon carousel animals and a color gallery are provided to further inspire carvers. With a combination of straightforward instructions and full color illustrations, this book will be a valued addition to the libraries of novice and advanced carvers alike.
Автор: Bromer/Edison Название: Miniature books ISBN: 081099299X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780810992993 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2988 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Miniature books, most of which are less than three inches tall and some almost too small to see, have delighted readers for centuries. These historic books range from tiny thumb bibles to illustrated nursery rhymes. The miniature books with in this title are drawn from a private collection of over 15,000 books.
Описание: Here, at last, is a long-awaited volume for collectors of miniature vehicles. After a span of several years, noted authority Edward Force turns his eye toward the vehicles produced in northern Europe from the early to mid-20th century. From Scandinavia the toys include the classic Tekno brand, as well as Vilmer and several smaller brands such as Bapro and Lemeco. Also included are a series of plastic models once offered by Lego. From Belgium, there are vehicles from the Gusquy-Septoy firm and the short-lived Sablon brand. Holland is represented by Lion Toys and the Best Box-Efsi-Oto-Holland line. Finally, the book contains the German Siku line. In all, hundreds of examples are shown in full color, plus the encyclopedic gathering of information that collectors have come to expect from Dr. Force. Values are provided for each model shown. This new volume will satisfy the pent-up demand for a new volume on miniature vehicles and will be a welcome addition to the collectors library.
Описание: "One of the most popular exhibits at the Smithsonian Institute is a dollhouse. Sitting on the museum`s third floor is the five-story home donated to the museum by Faith Bradford, a Washington, D.C., librarian, who spent more than a half-century accumulating and constructing the 1,354 miniatures that fill its 23 intricately detailed rooms. When Bradford donated them to the museum in 1951, she wrote a lengthy manuscript describing the lives of its residents: Mr. and Mrs. Peter Doll and their ten children, two visiting grandparents, twenty pets, and household staff. Bradford cataloged the Dolls` tastes, habits, and preferences in neatly typed household inventories, which she then bound, along with photographs and fabric samples, in a scrapbook" --
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