Whittling Handbook

Author: Peter Benson


ISBN: 1784942618

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 9593

This handbook is the perfect introduction to the simple, yet immensely pleasurable, craft of creating attractive objects with nothing more than a knife and a piece of timber.

Tiny Whittling

More Than 20 Projects to Make

Author: Steve Tomashek

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1613744994

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 2627

This handbook" "uses step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow instructions to teach you how to whittle whimsical miniature creatures. With just a sharp knife, a little practice, and the tiniest block of wood, anyone can make a charming carving in less than an hour. You will- create a simple turnip bear and a carrot mouse to start- graduate to wood and master a variety of cuts and carving techniques - learn how to sand, paint, and decorate your tiny carvings - create a fox, an owl, a horse, a hen, and even a forest or farmyard setting for your miniature menagerie and more

The Little Book of Whittling

Author: Chris Lubkemann

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565232747

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 97

View: 7867

The Little Book of Whittling is ideal for beginners 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 their time. With easy to follow how-to instructions that will help woodcrafters become accomplished in this art. It will teach you how to create fun and useful objects with nothing more than a pocket knife and a twig.

The Beginner's Handbook of Woodcarving

With Project Patterns for Line Carving, Relief Carving, Carving in the Round, and Bird Carving

Author: Charles Beiderman,William Johnston

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131262

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 302

In this wonderful resource for both novice and veteran carvers, two masters of the craft present detailed instructions and illustrations on how to confidently carve animals, flowers, figures, and more.

Old Time Whittling

Easy Techniques for Carving Classic Projects

Author: Keith Randich

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565237742

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 31

View: 8890

Rediscover Old-Fashioned Creativity The term "whittling" evokes pleasant images of bygone days, when old-timers relaxed with knife and wood in front of the general store. You can master the old-fashioned craft of whittling today, with this easy-to-learn beginner's guide. Even if you've never carved a piece of wood before, Old Time Whittling will show you how to create iconic whittling classics like the wooden chain, ball-in-a-cage, arrow-through-the-heart, and more. Woodcarving instructor and author Keith Randich takes you step-by-step through 10 projects, with concise instructions and more than 50 photographs and diagrams. This introduction to classic old-fashioned whittling includes: Ten projects with concise instructions Three dimensional in-the-round carving Two dimensional shallow relief carving Wood selection, knife sharpening, and safety

The Art of Whittling

Author: Niklas Karlsson

Publisher: Carlton Books

ISBN: 9781787390034

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 2142

Whittling is more than just a way of busying idle hands - it is a pastime for those who love the texture of wood and a way of life for those who feel a special connection between man and trees. This beautiful and practical guide to the art of whittling offers the perfect antitode to the stresses of modern life and a means of getting back to basics and creating unique items from scratch. Inside you will learn about the ancient art of whittling as one of the earliest forms of artistic expression; the different types of wood to use in your work; the simple tools you need to get started; and the various cutting techniques. More than just a manual, The Art of Whittling offers a contemplative take on a skill that is more popular than ever.


Author: Bill Higginbotham

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780806975986

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 6077

An introduction to the fundamentals of wood carving discusses the use of patterns and the basic tools and provides guidance in the carving of an assortment of animals and human figures

Snitte: The Danish Art of Whittling

Make beautiful wooden birds

Author: Frank Egholm

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849944725

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 2905

A fascinating practical introduction to the Danish art of whittling, with inspiration and instructions for making adorable decorative wooden birds. Snitte, Denmark’s art of wood whittling, is a rite of passage for most Scandinavians, and the passion for it lasts a lifetime. Wood whittling’s practical, outdoorsy nature has been married to fine craftsmanship in this beautiful book about creating wood-sculpted birds that can be left uncoloured and crisp as they are in wood or coloured carefully to make exquisite sculptures. Written by a passionate Danish woodsman, Frank Egholm, the book teaches even the beginner the basics of wood whittling a bird shape with step-by-step demonstrations (and templates), how to mount them elegantly on real pieces of wood, and how to paint them delicately to bring out their colourful beauty. From the familiar robin, blue tit and wagtail to the less common yellowhammer, the book has templates for eight European birds. Whether you are new to whittling or are looking for a fresh project with your whittling skills, this is a perfect book to make something special and tap into the wonders of Scandinavian craft.

Big Book of Whittle Fun

31 Simple Projects You Can Make with a Knife, Branches & Other Found Wood

Author: Chris Lubkemann

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565235205

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 127

View: 4511

Features items that can be made from whittling wood and that involve little training, expense, or skill to create, including a rowboat, knitting needles and crochet hooks, and a checkers game.

Stickmaking Handbook

Author: Andrew Jones,Clive George

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited

ISBN: 9781861086389

Category: House & Home

Page: 143

View: 3105

This concise introduction to the art of stickmaking, based on a revision of the 2007 edition, will become an essential guide for beginners. It covers all the techniques involved in manufacturing a range of traditional sticks, and outlines the processes in a clear, straightforward manner with a wealth of diagrams and photographs. Stickmakers and stick enthusiasts will also find valuable, up-to-date information on where to source the raw materials for stickmaking, how to find, cut, and season wood, and where to locate materials such as ram and buffalo horn.

20-Minute Whittling Projects

Fun Figures That You Can Carve Quickly

Author: Tom Hindes

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN: 9781565238671

Category: Wood-carving

Page: 96

View: 5779

Learn the fast and simple way to whittle in this fun introduction to woodcarving. Discover how to whittle in less time while you have more fun! One of the joys of whittling with a pocket knife is that you can do it just about anywhere. You don't need any fancy equipment... and you don't even need much spare time. Author Tom Hindes demonstrates his easy-to-learn, quick-cut method for whittling expressive little figures from wood in just 20 minutes or less. With his friendly instructions and step-by-step photos, you'll learn to carve an endless array of charming wizards, gnomes, gargoyles, ornaments, dogs, leprechauns, and more. These super-short projects are perfect for learning basic caricature carving skills. They also make wonderful little gifts for random acts of kindness. Leave one along with your tip at the local restaurant, or give one to your favorite cashier. Children especially enjoy receiving them as souvenirs.

The Art of Whittling

Classic Woodworking Projects for Beginners and Hobbyists

Author: Walter L. Faurot

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1629148601

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 5914

The Art of Whittling has provided readers with a wonderful introduction to the enjoyable hobby of whittling for decades. First published in 1930, Walter L. Faurot’s guide was one of the first manuals on the subject. This book contains a wealth of traditional whittling project that are not found in many other books today. Rediscover such classics as: • Interlocking wooden puzzles • Rings and dumbbells • Continuous wooden chains • Ships inside bottles Perfect for a beginner or someone looking to enhance their whittling skills, this book also contains instructions for making such items as working wooden scissors and pliers, balls in cages, entwined hearts, fans, animal toys, and joint work. Enjoy exploring a new hobby with this unabridged republication of the original edition.

The Complete Serger Handbook

Author: Chris James

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780806998077

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 159

View: 548

How and when to use a serger stitch for finishing edges, making garments or decorative work. There are instructions on how to make buttonholes, do quilting, lacemaking and applique.


A Simple Guide to Whittling

Author: Melanie Abrantes

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0451498976

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 8795

Whittle a beautiful spoon, comb, pair of dice, and more with this fresh introduction to a folksy craft. Carve modernizes a mindful hobby that people have turned to for generations to help them slow down, relax, and connect with the outdoors. Choose from a dozen projects with bespoke details, all are designed to be useful at home or while camping. And because these objects are small, they require only a few hours and a tool or two to complete. You'll also learn how to choose the right knife and wood, helpful information on techniques and safety, and tips for refining, personalizing and maintaining your piece. Whether you're headed to the woods or just to the porch, this pocket-sized guide will have you carving your own unique designs in no time. From the Hardcover edition.

The Art of Spoon Carving

A Classic Craft for the Modern Kitchen

Author: Lora Susan Irish

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486813495

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 8932

Beautifully illustrated guide by a master woodcrafter presents 12 projects, with mix-and-match suggestions for creating dozens of spoons and other implements. Perfect for beginners, the book features clear, detailed directions.

Tree Craft

35 Rustic Wood Projects That Bring the Outdoors In

Author: Chris Lubkemann

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN: 1607650630

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 250

View: 1699

Invite Mother Nature into your home with 35 rustic projects that are both unique and functional. Using found wood and the easy-to-follow instructions, reusing what nature has provided is a simple way to add natural warmth to your decor. More than 35 eco-chic projects such as a coat rack, curtain rods, candle holders, desk sets, picture frames, a table, chess set, and more.

Whittling Twigs and Branches

Unique Birds, Flowers, Trees, and More from Easy-to-Find Wood

Author: Chris Lubkemann

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565231498

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

View: 8069

Wood artist Chris Lubkemann has invented and mastered a unique whittling technique that produces perfect curls of wood that can be used to great effect in the carving of birds, evergreen trees, and flowers. Photos and drawings accompany step-by-step instructions for producing amazingly convincing wood "sculptures." 116 photos, 16 in color. 25 line drawings.

How to Whittle

25 Beautiful Projects to Hand Carve

Author: Josh Nava

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781631868917

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 4984

How to whittle contains 25 beautiful and original designs to carve by hand. Featuring a range of projects from finely polished butter paddles and lovespoons to a custom-made coatrack, this book also provides advice on selecting the best wood for your projects together with details of a range of finishes that will take the items from rustic objects to stunning showpieces.