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Know Your Māori Carving (Pocket guide)

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Know Your Māori Carving (Pocket guide) – by Glen Pownall

The pre-eminent art of the Māori is customarily considered to be their wood carving which shines in a variety of regional styles.  This is a practical book that explains the essentials of how to carve and the significance of its symbols.

The first section is on basic carving, informing about the tools to use, choosing a design, carving techniques etc. The second section describes the design elements to use, human and abstract.

Format: This is a staple bound pocket guide measuring 16.5 x 10.9 x 0.4

Language: This book is written in English

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Know your New Zealand seashells

Know your Māori weaving

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Māori love legends and true stories

Māori place names explained

Māori Song Book

Māori vegetable cooking

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New Zealand wildlife


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