Discover the creative art of caricature carving and start making your own memorable versions of classic service personalities. Award-winning carving instructor Floyd Rhadigan takes you step-by-step through the entire process of carving and painting a gallant military figure. Twelve ready-to-use carving patterns are provided for service personnel from the present day to World War II, World War I, and the Civil War. You'll learn to carve interesting characters from the Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy (including Shore Patrol), and Army (including WACs). Floyd reveals his distinctive carving techniques and shows you the basics of wood selection, tools, and finishing, along with inspiring color photographs of finished projects.