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How to whittle : 25 beautiful projects to carve by hand
Nava, Josh, author.
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Publication Information:
Newtown, CT : The Taunton Press, [2018]

Physical Description:
144 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Whittling, an age-old woodworking technique, is growing in popularity. [This book] presents 25 beautiful whittling projects to make, ranging from polished butter knives and love spoons to custom-made coat hooks and serving boards. Paired with advice on selecting the best wood for your projects and details on finishes, these simple projects are ideal for beginners. Full-color photography and step-by-step instructions guide whittling newbies through the process, from selecting and maintaining carving knives to mastering luxurious finishing techniques, ensuring success as they learn this craft. Serious woodworkers will love the creative dimensions that whittling introduces to their projects.
Techniques -- Butter paddle -- Spatula -- Serving board -- Cooking spoon -- Candleholder -- Salt cellar -- Doorstop -- Spice spoon -- Fork -- Ladle -- Slotted spoon -- Tool handle -- Mobile -- Carved animal -- Bookends -- Succulent stand -- Coatrack -- Door handle -- Desk organizer -- Comb -- Pinch pot -- Pan trivet -- Offcut car -- Love spoon -- Airplane.
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