Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners, Paperback Book

Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners Paperback


This title covers the full process and all techniques required, from making the maquette to finished item.

It includes 6 step-by-step projects with photographs and expert tips.

It also features an in-depth history of the craft and a gallery of inspirational examples.

Author lives in West Sussex, UK. Readers can create their own Japanese carvings with this new, comprehensive how-to title on the intricate skill of Japanese netsuke.

Traditionally created for practical reasons, these fantastic, miniature carvings are now highly collectible works of art. "Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners" is packed with information on the history, techniques, tools and skills needed to master the art.

Written in an approachable, personal style with 6 step-by-step projects to follow and 27 additional ideas each accompanied by colour photographs, this book includes everything readers need to get started.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages, full colour throughout, includes illustrations, includes photographs
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Carving & modelling, moulding & casting
  • ISBN: 9781861086938



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