WorldCat Identities

Tangerman, E. J. (Elmer John) 1907-1998

Overview
Works: 39 works in 169 publications in 1 language and 7,391 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Patterns 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: TT199.7, 736.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by E. J Tangerman
Whittling and woodcarving by E. J Tangerman( Book )

32 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning how to whittle and woodcarving
1001 designs for whittling and woodcarving by E. J Tangerman( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Including Christmas ornaments, butter and cookie molds, percussion instruments, model chariots, coaches, and carriages, eagles, zebras, and whales, weathervanes, cuckoo clocks, chess pieces, mermaids and angels, toys and much more"--Jacket subtitle
Complete guide to wood carving by E. J Tangerman( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces carving tools, materials, and techniques, and offers advice on carving animals, flowers, buildings, masks, portraits, and relief figures
Design and figure carving by E. J Tangerman( Book )

18 editions published between 1940 and 1965 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firmly convinced that "anyone who can peel a potato can carve," E.J. Tangerman has become the best-known instructor in whittling and wood carving, the inspiration for thousands of readers who have taken up this rewarding hobby. In this book he provides a seemingly endless array of design ideas that can be used just as they are or adapted to the special needs of the wood carver. This book is graded from very simple exercises through classical and modern design to museum pieces and is arranged according to the tools used in creating the various effects. - Back cover
The modern book of whittling and woodcarving by E. J Tangerman( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A practical guide for the beginner and advanced craftsman concerned with wood and such materials as ivory, stones, and plastic foam
The woodcarver's library by E. J Tangerman( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carving wooden animals - relief, woodcarving, carving horses in wood and faces
Carving wooden animals by E. J Tangerman( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Build your own inexpensive dollhouse with one sheet of 4ʹ x 8ʹ plywood and home tools by E. J Tangerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers instructions for constructing a basic dollhouse, with design options, for the reader with no carpentry skills
Tangerman's Basic whittling and woodcarving by E. J Tangerman( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carving spoons by Shirley Adler( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book features 45 full-size patterns that provide dozens of designs for both traditional and contemporary spoons. It describes the rich symbolism and interesting history of Welsh and Scandinavian spoon carving. It is suitable for all levels; includes a thorough introduction to carving basics. Classic in simplicity of form, spoons can be carved in an endless assortment of shapes. With a few small scraps of wood and some common carving tools, spoon carving instructor Shirley Adler will get carvers started making beautiful spoons, providing step-by-step instructions for shaping the bowl and adding detail to the handle
Woodcarver's pattern & design book by E. J Tangerman( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 500 ideas
Carving birds in wood by E. J Tangerman( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carving faces and figures in wood by E. J Tangerman( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carving flora & fables in wood by E. J Tangerman( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capturing personality in woodcarving by E. J Tangerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woodcarving patterns from around the world by E. J Tangerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living tomorrow, today; the magic of new science and technology by E. J Tangerman( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relief woodcarving by E. J Tangerman( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steam-engine principles and practice by Terrell Croft( Book )

6 editions published in 1939 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carving the unusual by E. J Tangerman( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Whittling and woodcarving
Covers
1001 designs for whittling and woodcarvingComplete guide to wood carvingThe modern book of whittling and woodcarvingBuild your own inexpensive dollhouse with one sheet of 4ʹ x 8ʹ plywood and home toolsCarving spoonsCarving birds in wood
Alternative Names
Tangerman, E. J.

Tangerman, Elmer J.

Tangerman, Elmer J. 1907-

Tangerman, Elmer J. 1907-1998

Tangerman, Elmer J. (Elmer John), 1907-

Tangerman, Elmer J. (Elmer John), 1907-1998

Tangerman, Elmer John 1907-

Languages
English (135)