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

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


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.

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

Easy Carving Projects for Kids

Author: Robin Edward Trudel
Publisher: Linden Pub
ISBN: 1933502304
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents thirty-six woodcarving projects, ranging in difficulty from beginner's carvings to advanced woodcuts for printing, and includes such carving crafts as a pan flute, napkin holders, and holiday ornaments.

Complete Starter Guide to Whittling

Author: Fox Chapel Publishing
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1565238427
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Start whittling today with this complete starter guide. 12 leading woodcarvers 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.

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.

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.

Snitte The Danish Art of Whittling

Author: Frank Egholm
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 9781849944724
Release Date: 2017-07-13
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

Woodworking for Young Makers

Author: Loyd Blankenship
Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.
ISBN: 9781680452785
Release Date: 2017-03-03
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Learning to be a maker has never been more fun. Full-color cartoons and drawings lead you through the steps needed for making a wizard wand, a sanding block, a charging station for your phone or tablet, and a sturdy box with a hidden compartment. You'll learn how to choose and use the right tools, measure and cut properly, sand, glue, and finish your woodworking projects to make them look great. This is the perfect guide for young people who want to do woodworking at home, at school, or at a local makerspace. It teaches fundamental skills and unlocks creativity. No prior experience or knowledge of tools is required. Everything you need to know is explained in the text and cartoons. This easy-to-follow guide is suitable for all ages. It features: Lavish cartoons and line artStep-by-step instructions with full-color artProjects that are fun and usefulBasic skills, handy tips, and safety precautions Woodworking is the most universally useful of crafts. In this book, young adults will learn to work successfully with standard hand tools found in any garage or basement workshop and in any school shop class. The skills learned here will unlock a lifetime of useful skills and satisfying accomplishments.

The Whittling Handbook

Author: Peter Benson
Publisher: GMC Publications
ISBN: 1784940755
Release Date: 2016-05-24
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

The Whittling 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. Whittling is an art form that can be as simple or as complex as you like. This delightful book guides the reader through the basics starting with straightforward projects such as a garden hand tool and paper knife then progresses to more complex and intricate items such as a linked chain and whistle. The tools you'll need, plus the basic techniques and how to perform them safely are all covered in a clear and straighforward way.

Carving Painting Christmas Ornaments

Author: Betty Padden
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1565238435
Release Date: 2014-07-21
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Carve Your Own Treasured Holiday OrnamentsGet inspired to create a wonderful collection of handmade holiday decorations for a child or grandchild to treasure. Popular woodcarving teacher and author Betty Padden shows how to carve memorable ornaments to keep or give to family and friends.Imagine a tree decorated with your own beautifully carved angels, elves, polar bears, poinsettias, and more. You re sure to have a merry carving experience with these fun projects, color photographs, and original patterns. Step-by-step projects are divided into three categories beginning, intermediate, and advanced. A special section on painting covers basic concepts of blending, highlighting and shading, so that even a novice can get great results.The best ornaments on the holiday tree are always those that are handmade. Giving these hand-carved Christmas ornaments will be almost as much fun as making them!Get inspired to create your own beautifully carved ornaments, with: 6 complete step-by-step projects, arranged by skill level 23 original patterns for delightful Christmas ornaments Angels, elves, polar bears, snowmen, poinsettias, and more Painting tips for highlighting, shading, brushes, and mixing colors Festive ideas to hang on a branch or display on a shelf"

Woodcarving Magic

Author: Bjarne Jespersen
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1565235231
Release Date: 2012-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

If you thought carving a linked chain or a ball-in-cage was a challenge, get ready for some mind-altering woodcarving projects! Learn how to uncover the structure of space by looking inside a piece of wood and carving away anything that doesn't match your vision.