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50 Things To Do With A Penknife : Whittler's Guide to Life - Matt Collins

50 Things To Do With A Penknife

Whittler's Guide to Life

Hardcover Published: 23rd October 2017
ISBN: 9781911216865
Number Of Pages: 144

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Building on the success and popularity of books such as The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees and Norwegian Wood, 50 Things to Do with a Penknife is a beautifully presented, practical gift guide to the age-old art of whittling.

The 50 projects featured in the book are divided into 8 main themes:

  • Quick Things - including a doorstop, a bookmark and a fire poker
  • Ornamental - including a boat, a bangle and chess pieces
  • Creature Comforts - including a horse's head, crow and whale
  • Around The House - including clothes pegs, chopsticks and a recipe stand
  • Into The Woods - including a whistle, walking stick, meat smoker and fish hook
  • Elaborate Carvings - including a spoon, spinning top and a penny box
  • The Natural World - including a bird feeder and flowerbed markers
  • Cork Creation - including a succulent pot and ornamental cork
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.

Featuring the ultimate crossover of cool craftsmanship and savvy survival-skill projects, this book is the perfect gift for creative adventurers.

About the Author

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.

ISBN: 9781911216865
ISBN-10: 1911216864
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 23rd October 2017
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.2 x 14.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.38