Carving a Bear in Soapstone, Paperback Book


Bears are a symbol of strength in many cultures. They also have a certain protectiveness and prowess about them characteristics that are easily seen in this soapstone carving of a standing bear.

Illustrated, step-by-step directions provide techniques for carving, from designing the bear to adding the final polish.

Chapters include carving the waist and belly, head and shoulders, legs and tail, and its ears and snout.

A gallery of completed projects will inspire your own creativity.

The soapstones soft texture makes it an easy and popular material for carving the bears many features.

This book is perfect for carvers and woodworkers of all skill levels.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 48 pages, 225+ color images
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Non-graphic art forms
  • ISBN: 9780764340840

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