Karvsnitt: Carving, Pattern & Color in the Slöjd Tradition by Jögge Sundqvist
Cutting patterns and symbols in wood and enhancing them with vibrant color are folk traditions kept alive in the slöjd craft. Through decorations imbued with meaning, chip carving has given soul to slöjd woodcraft throughout history. Even today, chip carving offers a natural complement to an artfully crafted spoon, cutting board, or shrink box – and it provides the opportunity to develop your own creativity and meaningful patterns.
Discover 15 carving projects from simple decorations to more demanding objects, along with practical knowledge and in-depth descriptions of different patterns and symbols.
Jogge Sundquist is a professional slojd craftsman with 40 years of experience.