50 Things to Do with a Penknif

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50 Things to Do with a Penknif

Matt Collins

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(2017) A beautifully presented, practical gift guide to the age-old art of whittling. There are 50 projects featured in the book, ranging from quick makes to more elaborate projects, and even a chapter on creating things from cork. The 8 main themes are: Quick Things – including a doorstop, a bookmark and a gift-box book; Into The Woods – including a willow whistle, walking stick, fish hook and slingshot; Around The House – including chopsticks, coat and crochet hooks; Cork Creations – including a succulent pot, stamp, and earphones spool; Ornamental Carving – including a boat, a deer and a spinning top; Kitchen Carving – including a carrot flute, apple candle and onion flower; The Natural World – including a bird feeder and instructions to prepare a fish for cooking, a graft an apple tree. The projects cater for a range of skill levels and the instructions are complemented by smart step-by-step illustrations, which highlight the tactile quality of the material in hand. The book also includes an introduction with advice on selecting a penknife, maintaining your blade, choosing your caving material, and carving techniques. Featuring the ultimate crossover of cool craftsmanship and savvy survival-skill projects, this book is the perfect gift for creative adventurers.

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