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Complete Starter Guide to Whittling: 24 Easy Projects You Can Make in a Weekend by [Editors of Woodcarving Illustrated]
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Complete Starter Guide to Whittling: 24 Easy Projects You Can Make in a Weekend Kindle Edition

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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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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


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 49736 KB
  • Print Length: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing; First edition (1 May 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07JK3SC26
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #163,304 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Bones
4.0 out of 5 starsIt's a good start for learning!
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Michael J. Edelman
3.0 out of 5 starsSome interesting projects, but not a good place for the beginner to start.
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Laurie Graham
4.0 out of 5 starsbut I still like that I have this on my bookshelf
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5.0 out of 5 starsThis book is simple and clear for my 9 year ...
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