If you are a woodcarver seeking inspiration for that next carving project, look no further! This book is full of ideas for designing and creating a myriad of unique and handmade projects, all of which can be used in and around the house or given as gifts. A total of 155 different projects are illustrated, including desk accessories, boxes and cabinets, tableware, coin banks, walking sticks, and nameplates. Appropriate for experts as well as new carvers, the book covers important principles in design and decoration. The text is presented in easy-to-follow language and supplemented with over 200 photographs and 70 drawn patterns. The book also illustrates different methods and styles of carving as applied to the items shown. Written by an experienced woodcarver, designer, and author, this comprehensive book provides a wealth of information for all who want to use and enjoy their carving projects.