Complete Starter Guide to Whittling: 24 Easy Projects You Can Make in a Weekend

January 10, 2020 - Comment

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

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.

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Anonymous says:

a great idea book for starting a new hobby. bought for my teenage son for Christmas. keeps him quiet and he has already tried some of the ideas in the book. his words when I asked for a review “yeah its good” (most words he has spoken in the last month so it must be good)

Anonymous says:

Not as basic as it looks… Several of the projects assume you have a bandsaw. One takes it for granted that you are geared up to cut angle iron.

Anonymous says:

he recently enjoyed a bush craft weekend and enjoys making things out … I bought this as a gift for my nephew’s 10th birthday, he recently enjoyed a bush craft weekend and enjoys making things out of wood. I could tell by looking at him and his friends as they turned the pages that I had made a good choice, they were very interested! I had a quick look before I gave it to him and there was a good variety of projects.

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