Whittling Country Folk, Revised Edition
12 Caricature Projects with Personality
Whether you’re a beginner just learning how to whittle, or an old hand looking for some new ideas, this book delivers plenty of fun and inspiration. Featuring 12 whittling projects with distinctive patterns and easy-to-follow cut-lines, more than 100 step-by-step color photographs will guide you through whittling, painting, and staining. Also includes valuable advice on the whittling tools, sharpening, safety, and more, plus humorous tales about each friendly country caricature.
Professional caricature carver Mike Shipley introduces you to a whole clan of colorful backwoods characters from his native Ozarks. Whether you’re a beginner just learning how to whittle, or an old hand looking for some new ideas, this book delivers plenty of fun, inspiration, and satisfaction. More than 100 step-by-step color photographs guide you through each project, as well as painting and staining your completed work. You’ll learn Mike’s quick and easy “clean-cut” method, plus his original formula for mixing your own wood stain in a blender. All 12 whittling projects feature distinctive patterns with easy-to-follow cut-lines. Whittling Country Folk, Revised Edition also provides valuable “Getting Started” advice on tools, sharpening, wood, and safety, as well as humorous down-home tales about each friendly country character.
|Size||8.5" x 11" x .2531"|
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