Greenstone Carving : A Skillbase of Techniques and Concepts

Author(s): Len Gale

Practical Art | New Zealand

This edition is out of print & unavailable.

This book provides an introduction to the art of greenstone carving. It covers everything the novice carver needs to know, from what equipment is needed and how to obtain it, through safety, choosing stone, carving tecniques, and initial projects. The emphasis is on Maori designs; as well as instructions for carving, the uses and origins of the carved objects are also explained.

Bookplate inside cover


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780790005355
  • : Reed Books
  • : Reed Books
  • : July 1997
  • : 185mm X 240mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Len Gale
  • : Paperback
  • : near fine
  • : 72
  • : Col.ill.