How to carve whimsical miniature animalsThis 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 BiographySteve 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.