Chris’s new book has 31 fun and rewarding new whittle projects that are quick and easy to make. With detailed instruction and clear photographs, you will learn how to create useful, decorative and fun objects with amost no expense or training. His tips and techniques make whittling accessible and enjoyable for both novices and experienced carvers.
12 leading woodcarvers share their expertise in the Complete Starter Guide to Whittling. They 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. Start off with fast and fun projects that build confidence and teach fundamental carving techniques, like a simple flying propeller or a 5-minute owl. Then move on to create whittled wonders like a musical frog or a slingshot.
You'll learn how to whittle complex designs in easy steps, so that you'll soon be carving attention-getting favorites like chain links or the classic ball-in-a-cage. 96pages
Chris's first book was such a huge success, a 2nd edition has been printed bringing you even more excitement with twig whittling. Chris was a real hit at the 2004 Carver's Conference and this new book is sure to get you hooked on this quick, fun, and easy carving style. Grab your pocket knife, a couple of twigs right off the tree in your yard and you will be making delightful little roosters, wildfowl, flowers, and more. What a great carving style that 'travels easy' and is a hit where ever it goes. 68pp