Learn everything you need to know to master the basic woodworking technique of curling to create birds, trees, flowers and more!Fun projects to whittle using just ordinary twigs & branches and your pocketknifeBeginner-friendly advice on tools & wood selection, plus troubleshooting tipsStep-by-step demonstrations on how to carve roosters, herons, pheasants, roadrunners, flowers, & treesGallery of f...
Paperback: 72 pages
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing; 2nd edition (September 1, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.2 x 10.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 56330
Format: PDF ePub fb2 djvu book
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I brought this for a friends kid who is 8 and loves to whittle, it is a much nicer book than I expected, nice and glossy, large with easy to understand instructions, but I was suprised after reading the other reviews that no-one mentioned that apart ...
ces for inspiration, including table lamps, whimsical characters, & chess setsWhittling Twigs & Branches, 2nd Edition is perfect for both beginning and experienced whittlers. With little more than a knife, a branch and a dose of concentration, this book will show you how to create unique keepsakes that are fun to make, will be appreciated as gifts and can be a popular item for sale.Included are step-by-step demonstrations on how to carve roosters, herons, pheasants, roadrunners, flowers, trees and letter openers from ordinary twigs and branches using only a pocketknife. Also included are tips for correcting mistakes and some painting and finishing tips.The book also includes basic tool and wood information, as well as troubleshooting advice. Finally, the picture gallery of finished pieces will give you inspiration for your own work, including table lamps, whimsical characters, letter openers, desk plaques and chess sets.A knife and a little know-how are all you need to turn a twig into a bird, tree, or flower!