S799-S7. Univers Lettercarving Chisel Set Univers Lettercarving Chisel Set.
This 8-piece set includes seven 2-star (**) Tungsten Carbide Tipped (TCT) Letter cutting Chisels: 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, & 20 mm, plus a TCT Scribe. Comes in a soft canvas tool roll for easy and safe storage. These are Univers** Hard &Tough Carbide. These are the letter cutting chisels recommended by Tom Perkins for his letter carving workshop at Cheerio. For marble, slate, and granite. Tungsten carbide tipped. EUROP Letter carving chisels.
B2526. Letter Cutting in Stone/Grasby By Richard Grasby. Revised ed. 2002. 160pp. 8.25"x11.75". B/W Illust. Paper spiral.
A thorough practical manual on cutting letters in stone. Includes tools, workspace & equipment, cutting exercises and practice strokes, cutting letters in stone, carving raised letters, design, and siting. Highly recommended. Full of illustrations.
B2610. Letters Slate Cut 2nd Edition Letters Slate Cut: Workshop philosophy and practice in the making of letters - a sequel By David Kindersley and Lida Lopes Cardozo. Second Edition. 1990. 7.5" x 10". Paper.
A practical instructional manual plus a gallery of 57 of David Kindersley and Lida Lopes Cardozo's letter carvings. A "sequel" to the original 1981 edition. Thirty of the pieces in the gallery were not in the earlier edition. Color cover, black and white interior.
Lettercarving, Lettercutting, Letters in Stone, Carving Letters in Stone, Slate inscriptions, Letter cutting in Stone.
B2914. Art of Letter Carving in Stone/Perkins The Art of Letter Carving in Stone
By Tom Perkins. 2007. 192pp. 8.5" x 11". Hardcover.
For the beginning and more experienced letter cutter, this how-to manual first covers the basics of letter carving, drawn lettering, and making simple designs in stone. It includes development of 20th-century letter carving; tools, materials, stone; making an easel; drawing a range of alphabets for use in letter carving; inscriptions, gilding, and painting letters; detailed instructions for V-incising the keystrokes of letters; designing headstones & plaques. Gallery of contemporary letter carvers' work. 380 color photos and diagrams.