50 Things to Do with a Penknife: The whittler's guide to life (Hardback)Matt Collins (author)
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A thoroughly practical and rather lovely guide to the noble art of whittling, 50 Things to do With a Penknife contains sections on just about anything you could possibly want to carve. From whistles to walking sticks and bookmarks to bird-feeders, this marvelous manual will get you back into the great outdoors.
A beautifully presented, practical gift guide to the age-old art of whittling.
There are 50 projects featured in the book, ranging from quick makes to more elaborate projects, and even a chapter on creating things from cork.
The 8 main themes are:
Quick Things - including a doorstop, a bookmark and a gift-box book;
Into The Woods - including a willow whistle, walking stick, fish hook and slingshot;
Around The House - including chopsticks, coat and crochet hooks;
Cork Creations - including a succulent pot, stamp, and earphones spool;
Ornamental Carving - including a boat, a deer and a spinning top;
Kitchen Carving - including a carrot flute, apple candle and onion flower;
The Natural World - including a bird feeder and instructions to prepare a fish for cooking, a graft an apple tree.
The projects cater for a range of skill levels and the instructions are complemented by smart step-by-step illustrations, which highlight the tactile quality of the material in hand. The book also includes an introduction with advice on selecting a penknife, maintaining your blade, choosing your caving material, and carving techniques.
Featuring the ultimate crossover of cool craftsmanship and savvy survival-skill projects, this book is the perfect gift for creative adventurers.
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 380 g
Dimensions: 185 x 135 x 19 mm
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