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Carving Early American Weathervanes: 16 Decorative Projects


Carving Early American Weathervanes: 16 Decorative Projects by Dover Pubns at Birzula. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Weathervanes have been familiar sights atop American buildings since Colonial Times when they embellished countless homes, public buildings and


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Weathervanes have been familiar sights atop American buildings since Colonial Times when they embellished countless homes, public buildings and business enterprises, While many of the more ornate models were made of copper, a large number of the popular rooftop decorations were handcrafted from wood.... This collection of authentic early American weathervanes contains full-size templates for 16 classic vanes. (Each design appears on a double-page spread, thee templates are up to 17" long.) Included are designs for Dexter (1865), a famous trotter featured in Currier and Ives prints; Sperm Whale (1780), an important item in the early New England economy, and one of the most popular of all weathervanes; Sea Horse (1880), a familiar weathervane in coastal regions; and 13 more, including Codfish, Weathercock, Jumping Deer, Eagle, Swordfish ans Flying Goose. Clear, easy-to-follow directions and sturdy, reusable templates make this an ideal guide for craftspeople at all levels of expertise.

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Manufacturer:Dover Pubns
Publisher:Dover Pubns
Studio:Dover Pubns
EAN:9780486252230
Item Size:0.5 x 12.25 x 12.25 inches
Package Weight:1.2 pounds
Package Size:9.1 x 0.5 x 0.5 inches

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