Synopses & Reviews
With a friendly, down-home style, this guide encourages readers to whittle away the hours. Great for beginners looking for an easy way to get started and more advanced carvers looking for a relaxing way to spend their time, this instructional manual provides 20 projects, including knives, forks, birds, animals, trees, and flowers. Chapters detail the proper whittling tools and materials, including what woods are best to carve, and how to start projects by selecting and safely sharpening the best knife for each project.
""[A] plot to get us all into the outdoors...enjoying ourselves while building skills! --""Tactical Knives Magazine""
About the Author
is the author of Whittling Twigs & Branches
. He holds the Guinness Book of World Records
title for the smallest carving. He lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.