3-Disc DVD Set starring master carver,
author, and teacher, Frank C. Russell.
This set of 3 DVD's has in-depth instruction for beginning woodcarvers as well
as detailed tips for more advanced power woodcarvers who want to enhance their
technique. Filmed at the Vermont studio of renowned carver, Frank Russell, Fur,
Feathers, & Fins shows the many steps involved in bringing simple blocks of
tupelo wood to life.
In over 3 hours of video material, Frank walks you through the set up of his
work space, the tools he uses, safety concerns and lots more. He covers in great
detail the carving of 3 different animal projects: A Cotton Tail Rabbit, Mallard
Drake Duck, and Small Mouth Bass. Frank's congenial manner and accomplished
teaching style lend to the enjoyment of learning to carve.
The disc set includes a 25-minute bonus chapter called "Foredom Basics" with
Mike Zagielski, Foredom's National Sales Manager. Mike goes step by step over
the basics of using Foredom flex shaft machines including proper set-up,
operation and maintenance.
Fur, Feathers and Fins also comes with a carving pattern for the rabbit and a
sandpaper template for a tapered split mandrel.
Disc1 (1 hr. 16 min.) Carving Basics and Carving the Cotton Tail Rabbit:
Disc 2 (1 hr. 2 min.) Texturing and Carving the Mallard Drake Duck:
Disc 3 (1 hr. 23 min.) Carving the Small Mouth Bass:
Bonus Chapter on Foredom Basics, Rabbit Pattern, Template for Sandpaper Mandrel