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
If you have big ideas about caricature carving, start with the Little Guys! Author Keith Randich takes you cut-by-cut through the process of transforming a small block of wood into an expressive little person. By learning to carve a Little Guy, you’ll master essential techniques to get you started in an enjoyable and rewarding new hobby.
This skill-building guidebook reveals the secrets of capturing humor and expression in caricature carving. Discover what really gives these guys their character, as you use your knife to craft cleverly exaggerated features like noses, boots, bellies and shoes. And Carving the Little Guys covers all of the basics you’ll need to know about tools, sharpening, cutting, safety, finishing, repairs and more. 32pp
Master the old-fashioned craft of whittling 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. 32pp