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    DescriptionWith little more than a knife, a branch and a dose of concentration this book shows how to create unique keepsakes that are fun to make, make great gifts and are popular items for sale. Author Chris Lubkemann shares his lifelong love of whittling in Whittling Twigs & Branches. Inside, there's everything needed to master the basic woodworking technique called curling to create birds, trees and flowers. Also inside is a picture gallery of finished pieces including table lamps, whimsical characters, letter openers, desk plaques and chess sets, to give inspiration.


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    Title
    Whittling Twigs and Branches
    Subtitle
    Unique Birds, Flowers, Trees and More from Easy-to-Find Wood
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Lubkemann
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 72
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781565232365
    ISBN 10: 1565232364
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.9
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    DC21: 694
    BISAC V2.8: CRA042000
    BIC subject category V2: TNTC
    DC22: 736/.4, 736.4
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CRA003000
    B&T Approval Code: A04504600
    LC classification: TT199.7.L8, TT199.7 .L8224 2004
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: WFQ, WKDW, WFS
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Fox Chapel Publishing
    Imprint name
    Fox Chapel Publishing
    Publication date
    01 February 2005
    Publication City/Country
    East Petersberg
    Author Information
    Chris Lubkemann was born in Brazil and remembers his earliest attempts at woodcarving at age seven, deep in the Amazon rain forest. His appreciation for wood and love for making things from it never stopped.
    Back cover copy
    Branch and Twig Whittling: Woodcarving in One of Its Purest Forms. With little more than a knife, a branch and a dose of concentration this book will show you how to create unique keepsakes that are fun to make, will be appreciated as gifts, or can be popular items for sale. Author Chris Lubkemann a woodcarver since age 7 is pleased to share his lifelong love of whittling in Whittling Twigs & Branches. Inside, you'll find everything you need to master the basic woodworking technique called curling to create birds, trees and flowers. Getting started: choosing and sharpening the right knife, plus characteristics of the best wood species Basics of making curls: tips and techniques on the basic cutting strokes and details on creating tail curls Whittling a rooster: guidance on creating the body and the tail, details on painting and finishing and choosing a base How-tos on other designs: including pheasants, herons, roadrunners and miniature trees and flowers Troubleshooting: advice on what to do when a carving doesn't proceed as planned Also inside is a picture gallery of finished pieces including table lamps, whimsical characters, letter openers, desk plaques and chess sets, to give you inspiration in your own work.