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50 Things to Do with a Penknife: The whittler's guide to life
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50 Things to Do with a Penknife: The whittler's guide to life (Hardback)

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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.

Home & GardenHome & house maintenanceDIY: generalDIY: carpentry & woodworkingSport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsCarving & modelling, moulding & castingSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationOutdoor survival skills Publisher: Pavilion Books Publication Date: 03/08/2017 ISBN-13: 9781911216865  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Matt Collins is a writer and hoticultural consultant with a particular interest in the subjects of trees and landscape. Linking an extensive arboricultural knowledge with his passion for traditional hand carving, Matt has developed a close relationship with wood as both a living and crafting medium.

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