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The Little Book of Whittling (Woodcarving Illustrated Books)

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Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Lancaster, PA

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

About the Author...vi

Introduction...1

Getting Started...3

The Projects

Knife...11

Spreader...19

Spoon...23

Poker...29

Fork...35

Stick Figures...41

Toppers (Horse's Head, Dog's Head, Got's Head)...45

Duck...53

Songbird...57

Jumping Fish...61

Flower...65

Tree...69

Canoe...73

Walking Stick...81

Slingshot...85

Whistle...89

Back Scratcher...93

Miniatures Challenge...97

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565237728
Author:
Lubkemann, Chris
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
photos throughout
Pages:
104
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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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.

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