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.
- 144 pages
- 200 illustrations
- Size: 193mm x 143mm x 20mm
- Weight: 384g
50 Things To Do With A Penknife Book