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Carve: A Simple Guide to Whittling (Hardcover)

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Carve modernizes a mindful hobby that people have turned to for generations to help them slow down, relax, and connect with the outdoors. Using just a tool or two (a pocketknife and a gouge), readers will learn how to whittle 12 small objects, from a coffee spoon to a pair of dice, that take just a few hours to finish—and in the process carve out a little peace and quiet for themselves. A super stylish, irresistible gift for DIY enthusiasts!

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Whittle a beautiful spoon, comb, pair of dice, and more with this fresh introduction to a folksy craft. Carve modernizes a mindful hobby that people have turned to for generations to help them slow down, relax, and connect with the outdoors. Choose from a dozen projects with bespoke details, all are designed to be useful at home or while camping. And because these objects are small, they require 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, personalizing and maintaining your piece. Whether you're headed to the woods or just to the porch, this pocket-sized guide will have you carving your own unique designs in no time.

About the Author


Named one of Country Living's 100 Most Creative People, product designer and maker MELANIE ABRANTES runs her own wooden spoon carving workshops in Oakland, California, and sells her designs in small shops and retail stores nationwide, including Urban Outfitters, Need Supply Co., and West Elm. She's been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Anthology, Domino magazine, Dwell, Sunset, and Bon Appetit.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780451498960
ISBN-10: 0451498968
Publisher: Clarkson Potter Publishers
Publication Date: August 22nd, 2017
Pages: 128
Language: English

 

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