Acanthus Carving and Design

by Bob Yorburg, illustrated by Hans Sandom.
The acanthus leaf has inspired decorative carving throughout history. These 254 detailed color photos, 168 line drawings, and step-by-step instructions teach drawing and transferring patterns, wood preparation, tool sharpening, carving and detailing, and finishing. Includes two projects, a bread board and a pierced acanthus panel, with a gallery of finished examples for further inspiration. 
Paperback, 128pp.2010