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Master the old-fashioned craft of whittling 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 10 iconic whittling classics like the wooden chain, ball-in-a-cage, arrow-through-the-heart, and more.

 

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This 96 page book by noted chip carver and instructor Dennis Moor will introduce you to this timeless craft that is easy to learn and produces beautiful, ornate results. In his engaging and accessible teaching style, Dennis outlines the basics of wood selection, tools, and sharpening plus layout, lettering, and finishing. His techniques will have you decorating household items and creating artistic pieces in a variety of designs.
Seven enjoyable and useful projects are perfect for practicing your techniques as you master this classic art form: Napkin Holder; Plant Box; Letter Holder; Trinket Box; Tissue Box Holder; Mailbox; Cheese and Cracker Tray. 96pp

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Excellent….Presents 20 possible projects ranging from masks and ceremonial items to dishes, charms, spindle whorls, bowls, and boxes. The descriptions and illustrations are simple and direct in this technique manual so that students can easily understand the process…exceptionally useful.”—
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This beginning-to-advanced-level carving book provides three projects designed to teach the carving skills needed to recreate any flower. Starting with a morning glory, this guide offers step-by-step instructions on how to carve and texture the flower and ideas for creating a beautiful finish with paints. Also included are close-up photographs of real flowers showing the variations in bloom, petals, and leaf groupings, as is a detailed examination of the power tools a woodcarver needs to create realistic carvings, including the bits and burs, flexible shaft machines, handpieces, and dust collectors.
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Learn to carve 7 simple comfort animals in one sitting! This helpful booklet will show you how to carve stylized animals with very few tools – from hedgehogs and penguins to turtles owls – making these woodcarving projects ideal for beginners. Features clear, step-by-step instructions, coordinating photography, and ready-to-use patterns.

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