How To Carve Bellamy Eagles Paul Rolfe
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How To Carve Bellamy Eagles Paul Rolfe

Item #: SF35723

Product Description

How to Carve Bellamy Eagles
Paul B. Rolfe

  • ISBN: 9780764335723
  • Size: 11" x 8-1/2"
  • Illustrations: 293 color photos
  • Pages: 64
  • Soft cover

Book Description:

John Haley Bellamy (1836-1914) was a folk art woodcarver from New England, best known for his eagles. His work is prized today by collectors, and has been copied more than any other artist from "the golden age of woodcarving." These symbols fo America in this unique style makes them ideal projects for carvers of all skill levels. Learn about Bellamy himself, and see 293 color photos with step-by-step instructions. This informative guide discusses the tools, with instructions to carve three differently styled eagles ("Portsmouth," pilothouse, and soaring). Instructions include gold leaf application as a finishing detail. Patterns are provided. This book will be a treasure for all who enjoy carving in this distinct style.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction, The Golden Age of American Wood Carving
  • Chapter 1, John Haley Bellamy
  • Chapter 2, In the Shop
  • Chapter 3, Carving a Bellamy Style Eagle
  • Chapter 4, Carving the Wings
  • Chapter 5, Carving the Head
  • Chapter 6, Making the Banner
  • Chapter 7, Finishing the Eagle
  • Chapter 8, Carving a Pilothouse Eagle
  • Chapter 9, Adding the Details from Head to Tail
  • Chatper 10, Carving the Wing Feathers
  • Chapter 11, Finishing the Pilothouse Eagle
  • Chapter 12, Carve a Bellamy Soaring Eagle
  • Chapter 13, Gallery
  • Chapter 14, Patterns
  • Bibliography


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