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Lettercutting




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.




Your Price $35.00

B3880. Adventures with Letters / Harvey
Adventures with Letters: A Memoir by Michael Harvey. 2012. 236pp. 8.5"x10.75". Hardcover

**Discontinued with Limited Stock**

Through hundreds of illustrations, this book brings together the many facets of Michael Harvey's work: lettering for book jackets and other projects, lettercutting in wood & stone, type design, and teaching. Designed by the author. Printed in full color throughout.




Your Price $55.00

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.



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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.



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B4096. His Hands Magic: Michael Renton
B4096. His Hands Magic: Michael Renton (1934 - 2001). 2015. 142pp. 6.5"x8.7". Paper

**Discontinued with Limited Stock**

Includes 6 essays on Michael Renton's life and work as a lettercarver, calligrapher, signwriter, wood engraver, illustrator, artist, designer, and printer and a catalog of his extensive range of work. Contributors include Harriet Frazer, John Nash, Angela Lemaire, Simon Langsdale, and Simon Brett. Over 120 illustrations.




Your Price $29.95

B4013. Twelve Letters on a Grand Scale
B4013. Twelve Letters on a Grand Scale: The Sainsbury Wing Inscriptions by Michael Harvey. 2013. 50pp. 8.25"x8.25".

**Discontinued with Limited Stock**

This delightful book presents the process of the design and cutting of an inscription in a new wing added to the National Gallery in London. Filled with sketches and diagrams and full-color photos.




Your Price $24.95

S459. Letter Carving Dummy
S459. Letter Carving Dummy.

This mallet (hand hammer) has a hardened steel, round striking surface. 4.25"-4.5" hardwood handle. Used in Tom Perkins' letter cutting workshop at Cheerio.

Choose 1 lb. or 1.5 lb.

Formerly S460 & S461




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S799. Lettercarving Chisel - Univers
Univers Lettering Chisel

Univers** Hard &Tough Carbide. Recommended by Tom Perkins for his letter carving workshop at Cheerio. For marble, slate, and granite. Tungsten carbide tipped.

Specify Size:
4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 7mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 15mm, 18mm,
20mm




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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.



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B4011. Cutting into the Workshop / Hoare, Kindersley, Sherwood
B4011. Cutting into the Workshop by Lottie Hoare, Lida Lopes Cardozo Kindersley, and Thomas Sherwood. 2013. 136pp. 5"x7.5". Paper

**Discontinued with Limited Stock**

Tells the story of David Kindersley and his workshop, from his youth and apprenticeship with Eric Gill through his remarkable work into the second half of the 20th century.





Your Price $24.95

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