Woodcarving a Christmas Chess Set: Patterns and Instructions for Caricature Carving
Santa & Mrs. Claus as King & Queen, Reindeer Knights, Elf Pawns, Snowman Bishops, and More
Author – Dwayne Gosnell
It’s the most wonderful game of chess ever!
Perfect for both beginner and advanced woodcarvers, this guide includes simple caricature carving techniques and step-by-step instructions for each piece. With 6 full-size patterns, you’ll carve reindeer knights, Mrs. Claus as Queen, Santa Claus as King, and more! Also included are instructions for finishing and painting your carvings.
Combine your love for chess, Christmas, and woodcarving into one masterpiece!
- Carve a unique chess set in a game of wits where Santa and Mrs. Claus are King and Queen
- 6 full-size caricature patterns, from reindeer knights and elf pawns to North Pole rooks and snowman bishops
- Step-by-step instructions for each piece and simple caricature carving techniques
- Author Dwayne Gosnell is an instructor, award-winning carver, and president of the Catawba Valley Wood Carvers