Complete Starter Guide to Whittling: 24 Easy Projects You Can Make in a Weekend (Spiral Bound)
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You can whittle just about anything—the only limit is your imagination!Inside this comprehensive whittler's starter guide you'll find:
24 easy-to-makewhittling projects
How to whittleclassic toys, useful gifts, and fun displays
Whittling techniques fortwigs and branches
The 4 basic knife cutsthat most whittlers use
What to look for whenchoosing a whittling knife
How to sharpen your knifefor safe and enjoyable whittling
It's so easy to get started in this relaxing and rewarding hobby. All you need is a knife, a twig, and this book!
We've assembled a team of 12 leading woodcarvers to bring you a complete starter's guide to whittling. They present 24 easy whittling projects that you can make in just a weekend, complete with step-by-step instructions, how-to photographs, ready-to-carve patterns, and helpful tips.
Start off with fast and fun projects that build confidence and teach fundamental carving techniques, like a simple flying propeller or a 5-minute owl. Then move on to create whittled wonders like a musical frog or a slingshot. The authors show you how to whittle complex designs in easy steps, so that you'll soon be carving attention-getting favorites like chain links or the classic ball-in-a-cage.
Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing; First edition (May 1, 2014)