20 Minute Whittling Projects

Author: Tom Hindes
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1565238672
Release Date: 2016-04
Genre: Wood-carving

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.

Tiny Whittling

Author: Steve Tomashek
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 9781613744994
Release Date: 2012-11-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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

How to Carve Wood

Author: Richard Bütz
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 0918804205
Release Date: 1984
Genre: Art

Discusses the basic tools and techniques of wood carving and supplies directions on carving wood into animals, letters, and other shapes

Old Time Whittling

Author: Keith Randich
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1565237749
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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 Beginner s Handbook of Woodcarving

Author: Charles Beiderman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486131269
Release Date: 2011-09-12
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.


Author: Melanie Abrantes
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 9780451498977
Release Date: 2017-08-22
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Book of Whittling

Author: Chris Lubkemann
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 156523877X
Release Date: 2015-07-01
Genre: Pocketknives

An expert craftsman reveals his award-winning whittling secrets. Published in collaboration with Victorinox(r) AG, makers of the Original Swiss Army Knife.

Whittling Handbook

Author: Peter Benson
ISBN: 9781784942618
Release Date: 2016-10-10
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

The Little Book of Whittling

Author: Chris Lubkemann
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1565232747
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

How to Whittle

Author: Josh Nava
ISBN: 1631868918
Release Date: 2018-03-13
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

The Art of Whittling

Author: Walter L. Faurot
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781629148601
Release Date: 2015-02-03
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

Quick Cute Carving Projects

Author: Lori Dickie
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1565239075
Release Date: 2017-09-05
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Learn the basics of caricature carving with quick and easy first-time projects that use just blank basswood eggs and a few simple cuts. Includes clear carving and painting instructions, color photographs, two step-by-step projects, and 32 ready-to-use patterns. "

Wood Carving Basics

Author: David Sabol
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561588886
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Book of projects designed to give beginners the experience of work in a wide number of carving styles.

A Beginners Guide to Whittling

Author: Bruce Totman
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781440126994
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

A guide to types of wood, knives and their care for those wishing to learn about whittling. Have you ever thought about whittling? Pictured yourself sitting on the front porch in a rocking chair with a knife and a piece of wood watching the neighbourhood activity? Maybe not!! How about sitting by the lake with fishing line out and whittling away the time? Relaxing and waiting to get a bite. This book covers knife types and care along with safety, wood basics and three beginners projects.

Whittling Little Folk

Author: Harley Refsal
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1565235185
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Provides patterns and instructions for carving over 20 characters in wood. This title helps readers find step-by-step carving and painting instructions for a Scandinavian inspired man and woman.