How-To Books


SHI published the three-book series Tlingit Wood Carving, which includes step-by-step instructions on how to make a traditional Tlingit tray, hat, and mask. Learn the ancient Tlingit tradition of wood carving with artist Richard A. Beasley. You'll also learn how to inlay abalone and opercula into the wood. Learn techniques used for millennia by some of the world's most accomplished artists-the Tlingit of Southeast Alaska.