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Scissors and Comb Haircutting
Scissors and Comb Haircutting

Scissors and Comb Haircutting

A Cut-by-Cut Guide


192 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $22.95 (US $22.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: October 2012

ISBN 9780916819002

Rights: WOR

You Can Publishing (Oct 2012)

Price: $22.95


First published in 1985, this revised edition of the haircutting classic guides learners to excellent, precision-cut results. It teaches four basic haircuts—with variations—that have been popular for decades and features extensive photos from several angles, including from the barber’s point of view. In addition to the detailed, step-by-step lessons for each hairstyle, the guide also contains information on necessary tools; safe, efficient tool handling and manipulation; proper hand and finger placement; and children's haircuts.


“A meticulous guide to the subject . . . comprehensive and thorough.”  —Small Press Book Review

“A clear in-depth guide. Highly recommended!”  —Bookwatch

“A wonderful—and complete—guide to cutting hair.”  —Mother Earth News

Author Biography

Bob Ohnstad has been barbering since 1963. He lives in Lanesboro, Minnesota.