Woodland Whittling


Woodland Whittling is your one stop guide to whittling which takes you through the basics explaining what equipment you need, how to hold the knife, and what timber to use. The projects are then all described in detail with clear step-by-step photographs.

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SKU: WW005 Category: Product ID: 119180


When the stresses of modern life get too much, what could be better than gathering a few simple tools, heading into the woods and literally whittling away a few hours? The gentle art of whittling is a relaxing and absorbing hobby that can be enjoyed almost anywhere from round the campfire to in a cosy armchair at home. All you need is a good pocket knife, a piece of wood and your imagination.

Projects can range from the delightfully simple to impressively intricate – it’s up to you.

Projects include: letter opener, thumb stick, ring tree and egg cup.

Book Features:

    • Projects vary in complexity, appealing to a range of ability
    • Clearly presented, easy-to-follow instructions, complete with tips
    • 20 fun projects, including use and decorative items

237 colour photographs

About the Author

Peter Benson set up the Essex School of Woodcarving in 1996. He is often travelling and runs many workshops overseas as well as judging competitions around the world. He also writes regularly for woodcarving journals and has written two other books, Whittling Handbook and The Art of Carving Netsuke, published by GMC.

Format: Hardcover

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