Because chip carving usually begins with an already-finished object, such as a box or plate, it appeals to a variety of people eager to transform ordinary pieces into masterpieces. In this book, you will meet some of the world’s best chip carvers, who have produced masterworks, and explore the astonishing range and beauty of their art. In the many projects in this book, close-up drawings of specific details will guide you in doing your own work. And the secrets of these top professional will enhance your work and carving style. A beautiful book.