Complete Starter Guide to Whittling
ISBN: 1565238427
EAN13: 9781565238428
Language: English
Pages: 95
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Complete Starter Guide to Whittling

Book Overview
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.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover 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