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Tiny Whittling
Tiny Whittling

Tiny Whittling

More Than 20 Projects to Make

CRAFTS & HOBBIES

112 Pages, 7.5 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $18.95)

Publication Date: November 2012

ISBN 9781613744963

Rights: US & CA

Chicago Review Press (Nov 2012)

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Overview

How to carve whimsical miniature animals

This handbook uses step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow instructions to teach you how to whittle whimsical miniature creatures. With just a sharp knife, a little practice, and the tiniest block of wood, anyone can make a charming carving in less than an hour. You will· create a simple turnip bear and a carrot mouse to start· graduate to wood and master a variety of cuts and carving techniques · learn how to sand, paint, and decorate your tiny carvings · create a fox, an owl, a horse, a hen, and even a forest or farmyard setting for your miniature menagerie • and more

Reviews

"A comprehensive book on a tiny subject"—Publishers Weekly

"There aren’t many beginner whittling books around, and the fun projects and straightforward instructions make this a good purchase for woodworking collections."—Library Journal

Author Biography

Steve Tomashek is an artist, photographer, and master carver of miniatures. He is the author of the website Miniature Menagerie, which features animated films of his whittling and his collection of wooden animals.