Best of Woodcarving Illustrated: Chip Carving takes a journey into this old-world art form that originated in Europe and is still thriving today thanks to artisans like Roger Nancoz, Barry McKenzie, Dennis Moor, Tom Douglas and Darrell Janssen. The reader will discover patterns, tips and techniques from these experts, as well as a beautiful gallery of their work to spur the imagination for unique creations. In this collection of the best chip carving projects from the pages of Woodcarving Illustrated, both beginner and experienced chip carvers will find this book a useful reference. Whether looking to make a decorative accent for the home such as a charming teapot clock, or a personalised gift like a beautiful wedding plate, the variety of projects presented will provide the reader with inspiration. With carvers being more inventive in their approaches to chip carving, the art form has come a long way over the years. This book introduces the methods, styles and signature works of these trendsetters that are easy to follow. Covering everything from what is chip carving through ways to finish and enhance a piece, this book is a must for every chip carvers library.