The Little Book of Whittling: Passing Time on the Trail, on the Porch, and Under the Stars

The Little Book of Whittling: Passing Time on the Trail, on the Porch, and Under the Stars

Paperback Woodcarving Illustrated Books

By (author) Chris Lubkemann

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  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 104 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 10mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 7 February 2013
  • Publication City/Country: East Petersberg
  • ISBN 10: 1565237722
  • ISBN 13: 9781565237728
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: full colour throughout, approx, 400 photographs, 50 b/w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 4,779

Product description

This new edition of a best-seller shows how to create useful and whimsical objects. Expert guidance presented in a friendly, straightforward style that reflects the quiet simplicity of the craft. It provides all the instruction and inspiration you'll need to become an accomplished whittler. Relax the old-fashioned way - Whether you're in front of a campfire or on the front porch, "The Little Book of Whittling" will help you unwind while you create useful and whimsical objects with nothing more than a pocketknife, a twig and a few minutes of time. Author Chris Lubkemann, with 40 years of whittling experience under his belt, will have you "whittling away the hours" with expert guidance presented in a friendly, straightforward style that reflects the quiet simplicity of the craft. Whether you're a beginner looking to get started in the most basic form of woodcarving or someone simply seeking a peaceful way to spend some free time, "The Little Book of Whittling" provides all the instruction and inspiration you'll need to become an accomplished and relaxed whittler.

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Author Chris Lubkemann is a regular contributor to Chip Chats magazine's Branching Out feature column. He previously wrote Whittling Twigs & Branches (9781565232365).

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"[A] plot to get us all into the outdoors...enjoying ourselves while building skills! --"Tactical Knives Magazine"

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Relax the old fashioned way Whether on your front porch-or in the back woods-the Little Book of Whittling will help you learn to how to create fun and useful objects with nothing more than a pocket knife and a twig. Author Chris Lubkemann will help you "whittle away the hours" with clear guidance on becoming an expert whittler. Inside, you'll find easy-to-follow instruction on: - Tools and Materials: including what wood is best to carve - How to Start: including choosing and sharpening the best knife - Projects: including knives, forks and spoons; birds and animals; trees and flowers; whistles and walking sticks; and much more Lubkemann brings nearly 40 years' whittling experience, and shares his knowledge in a friendly, down-home style. Whether you're a beginner looking for an easy way to get started in the most basic form of woodcarving, or an advanced carver looking for a relaxing way to spend your free time, the Little Book of Whittling will give you the how-to instruction you need to become an accomplished whittler.