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P A t t e r n s-- Carving patterns and gadgets for carving projects

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Toll Roll.PDF -- describes how to make a tool pouch to hold your tools.

Strop.PDF -- describes how to make your own strop.

benchook.PDF -- describes how to make your own bench hook for relief carvings.

Pallet.PDF -- print this on 8½ x 11 card (index) stock. Use it for mixing colors and retain as a "paint chip".


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BOARD.HTM -- describes how to make a holding board for small relief carvings.

MRG-MHRT.HTM -- describes how to carve our Merging Heart pattern.

PAT FAC.HTM -- describes how to carve a folk art kitty.

PAT-PATCH.HTM -- describes how to carve our patchwork heart pattern.

SNW-MAN.HTM -- describes how to carve a snowman head pattern.

HEAD.HTM -- shows profile and layout rules for the human head.

BOARD.HTM -- provides a pattern for a small carving board. This handy gizmo is good for use with kerchief slides or bolos. We use it for low-relief Christmas ornaments.

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