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Carve: A Simple Guide to Whittling by Melanie Abrantes

Whittle a beautiful spoon, comb, pair of dice and more with this fresh introduction to a folksy craft. Carve: A Simple Guide to Whittling modernizes a mindful hobby that people have turned to for generations to help them slow down, relax and connect with the outdoors. 

Choose from a dozen projects with bespoke details, all are designed to be useful at home or while camping. And because these objects are small, they require only a few hours and a tool or two to complete. You'll also learn how to choose the right knife and wood, helpful information on techniques and safety, and tips for refining, personalizing and maintaining your piece. 

Whether you're headed to the woods or just to the porch, this pocket-sized guide will have you carving your own unique designs in no time.

  • Hardcover
  • Dozens of small whittling projects
  • Color photos
  • Great for beginners
  • 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 7.2"H x 5.2"W

ISBN: 9780451498960

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