Few things capture the charm of Christmas like the old-world Santa Claus. You might also know him as St. Nicholas or Father Christmas. What better way to say Merry Christmas to a friend or loved one than with one of these beautiful Santas you carved yourself. It is a timeless Christmas decoration that will be cherished for many years to come. Tom Wolfe guides the carver step-by-step through the carving, painting, and finishing of an old-world Santa. The basic figure will challenge the beginning carver, and there are plenty of fascinating details included for the more advanced. As always, Tom provides advice and techniques throughout the process that are useful for any carving project. A colorful gallery features several old-world Santa designs that will fuel your imagination and help you develop your own designs. Have fun and merry Christmas!