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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:
Number Of Pages: 144 Published: 23rd October 2017 Publisher: Pavilion Books Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 19.2 x 14.2
Weight (kg): 0.38