WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 38 works in 154 publications in 1 language and 7,615 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Patterns 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: TT199.7, 731.462
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by E. J Tangerman
Whittling and woodcarving by E. J Tangerman( Book )

28 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 1,292 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 1,013 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 )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 619 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 )

16 editions published between 1940 and 1965 in English and held by 589 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 589 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 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tangerman's Basic whittling and woodcarving by E. J Tangerman( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carving spoons by Shirley Adler( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woodcarver's pattern & design book by E. J Tangerman( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 500 ideas
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 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers instructions for constructing a basic dollhouse, with design options, for the reader with no carpentry skills
Carving birds in wood by E. J Tangerman( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 167 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 154 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 146 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 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carving the unusual by E. J Tangerman( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Whittling and woodcarving
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 (122)

Covers
1001 designs for whittling and woodcarvingComplete guide to wood carvingThe modern book of whittling and woodcarvingCarving spoonsBuild your own inexpensive dollhouse with one sheet of 4ʹ x 8ʹ plywood and home toolsCarving birds in wood