Book by Jones Andrew George Clive
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Andrew Jones was born into a farming family and has spent the whole of his working life farming in west Wales. An uncle cultivated his interest in making sticks and encouraged him to enter his work in local craft shows. He makes a wide range of sticks, but it is his specialities - horn crooks and Cardigan walking sticks - which regularly earn him top honours at major competitions throughout Wales. He and his wife live near Lampeter. Co-author, Clive George had a career in the Civil Service and took early retirement in 1993 and, having bought a smallholding, went on to buy a few sheep to go with it. He owns a small flock of purebred Llanwenog sheep (named after the west Wales parish where he and his wife live) which he shows successfully in his locality. A life-long interest in stickmaking, and a fortuitous meeting, led him to collaborate in the production of this book.Présentation de l'éditeur :
This handbook based on the 2007 revised edition will also become an essential guide for those interested in learning the processes and techniques involved with the manufacture of a range of traditional sticks, outlining the processes in a clear, straightforward manner and using a wealth of diagrams and photographs. It also contains valuable, up-to-date information on where to source the raw materials for stickmaking, how to find, cut and season wood and where to locate materials such as ram and buffalo horn. This book is equally accessible to stick enthusiasts, amateur craftsmen and experianced professionals alike.
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Description du livre Guild of Master Craftsman, 2000. Paperback. État : New. Abridged. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX186108126X
Description du livre État : Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. N° de réf. du libraire 97818610812611.0
Description du livre Guild of Master Craftsman, 2000. Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 186108126X
Description du livre Guild of Master Craftsman. PAPERBACK. État : New. 186108126X New Condition. N° de réf. du libraire NEW6.1841323