D I expected a little on techniue but this book is written on the assumption that every boy whittles sticks This is probably a sign of being written by an american in 1930 There are vague guides on knives and sharpening The instructions and pictures are minimal which I on t mind too much but if u want a step by step guide Hittling projects that are not found in many other books todayRediscover such classics as• Interlocking wooden puzzles• Rings and umbbells• Continuous wooden chains• Ships inside bottlesPerfect for a beginner or someone looking to enhance their whit.
Very interesting book with handy ideas on the art of whittling Glad I bought all the books I id I enjoyed the book but it was advanced I thought for the begginer I gave it a 5 star rating because it was well Diescrbed and well illustrated Very informative little book As a literal novice at woodcarving sheltered childhoo. The Art of Whittling has provided readers with a wonderful introduction to the enjoyable hobby of whittling for ecades First published in 1930 Walter L Faurot’s guide was one of the first manuals on the subject This book contains a wealth of traditional
Ou won t find it here If you want an easy read and a few project ideas this is for you Can not fault the elivery or the book I id find it hard to follow some of the work in side not the best book for beginner a better book would be the little book of whittling or whittling twigs branches I have from and recommend them bot. Tling skills this book also contains instructions for making such items as working wooden scissors and pliers balls in cages entwined hearts fans animal toys and joint work Enjoy exploring a new hobby with this unabridged republication of the original editio.