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The Breakthrough Fish Carving Manual Chapters:

The Breakthrough Fish Carving Manual by master wildlife artist Mark Frazier is destined to become the standard by which all future fish carving books will be judged. Packed with five times the information available from any other source, this taxidermy manual lives up to its name by offering the most complete information ever offered on this rapidly growing field. Mark goes through every step in the procedure, with hundreds of easy-to-understand photos and illustrations guiding you along. 292 pages, over 1600 black and white photos and diagrams.

Book Chapters Book Chapters Cont. Book Chapters Cont.
Introduction to Fish Carving Decorative and Natural Fish Carving Overview of Fish Carving
Photographic References Study Casts Making a One-Sided Study Cast
Composition Planning Your Project Drawing an Accurate Pattern
Pattern Making Hand Tools Sharpening Tools
Selecting Wood Carving Non-Kiln Dried Wood Setting Up Your Workshop
Dust Collection & Ventilation Selecting a Bandsaw Carving the Fish
Blocking Out the Body Pelvic Fin Attachment Problems with the Grain
Carving the Mouth Interior Paint Media & Applications Carving Fish with Open Gills
Carving the Skin & Scales Painting and Setting Eyes Carving a Water Surface
Plexiglass & Glass Enclosures Supporting the Fish Staining for Natural Finishes