Complete Starter Guide to Whittling
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Complete Starter Guide to Whittling

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This book features 24 whittling projects for the absolute beginner. Projects are quick to complete and can be made in a weekend. It comes with how-to photographs and step-by-step instructions from 12 leading woodcarvers. All you need to start whittling is a knife, a twig, and this book. 12 leading woodcarvers share their expertise in the Complete Starter Guide to Whittling. They present 24 easy whittling projects that can be made in just a weekend, complete with step-by-step instructions, how-to photographs, ready-to-carve patterns and helpful tips.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 187.96 x 223.52 x 10.16mm | 294.83g
  • Fox Chapel Publishing
  • East Petersberg, United States
  • English
  • full colour throughout, 300 photographs, includes illustrations
  • 1565238427
  • 9781565238428
  • 1,911

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Back cover copy

Start Whittling Today You can whittle just about anything the only limit is your imagination. 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 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. We 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. Inside this comprehensive whittler s starter guide you ll find: -24 easy-to-make whittling projects -Step-by-step instructions, how-to photos, and ready-to-carve patterns -How to whittle classic toys, useful gifts, and fun displays -Whittling techniques for twigs and branches -The four basic knife cuts that most whittlers use -What to look for when choosing a whittling knife -How to sharpen your knife for safe and enjoyable whittling "show more

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