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The Art of Whittling: Classic Woodworking Projects for Beginners and Hobbyists (Paperback)


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The Art of Whittling has provided readers with a wonderful introduction to the enjoyable hobby of whittling for decades. First published in 1930, Walter L. Faurot’s guide was one of the first manuals on the subject. This book contains a wealth of traditional whittling projects that are not found in many other books today.

Rediscover such classics as:

• Interlocking wooden puzzles
• Rings and dumbbells
• Continuous wooden chains
• Ships inside bottles

Perfect for a beginner or someone looking to enhance their whittling skills, this book also contains instructions for making such items as working wooden scissors and pliers, balls in cages, entwined hearts, fans, animal toys, and joint work. Enjoy exploring a new hobby with this unabridged republication of the original edition.

About the Author

Walter L. Faurot authored one of the earliest books on traditional whittling. He has since passed away. The book was first published by the Manual Arts Press in 1930, located in Peoria, Illinois.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781629145372
ISBN-10: 1629145378
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: February 3rd, 2015
Pages: 96
Language: English