Carve, A Simple Guide to Whittling Book
Oakland-based designer Melanie Abrantes has quite literally carved herself a reputation as one of the hot new names in creative woodwork. Her book gives instructions and practical advice on a dozen woodcrafting projects for you to complete at home. Learn to whittle a beautiful spoon, comb, pair of dice and more with this fresh introduction to the craft.
Each project is good for beginners and requires 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, personalising and maintaining your piece. Whether you’re headed to the woods or just to a chair, this pocket-sized guide will have you carving your own unique designs in no time.