Item description for The Art of Whittling (Woodworking Classics Revisited) by Walter L. Faurot...
One of the earliest guides to traditional whittling, this reprint of a 1930s classic preserves all of the original projects and text and adds updated drawings for the contemporary whittler. This manual is still sought after by whittlers because it explains how to carve many items popular in American tramp art and more complicated items that are not included in most whittling books, such as continuous wooden chairs, hand tools, puzzles, balls inside spirals, swivels, entwined hearts, and buildings inside bottles. The line art has been redrawn, color added, and additional art included, making this unique book valuable to a new generation of whittlers.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date May 28, 2007
Publisher Linden Publishing
ISBN 193350207X ISBN13 9781933502076
Availability 68 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 23, 2017 10:45.
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More About Walter L. Faurot
Walter L. Faurot was the author of the first edition of this book--one of the earliest books on traditional whittling--published in the 1930s.
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Black-and-white illustrations and diagrams round out this time-tested primer. Nov 4, 2007
First published in 1930, The Art of Whittling is a classic introduction to the hobby of woodcrafting through whittling. Linden Publishing offers an unabridged edition of the original guide, offering over a dozen woodworking projects including continuous wooden chains, working wooden scissors and pliers, balls in cages, entwined hearts, fans, and even ships inside bottles. Black-and-white illustrations and diagrams round out this time-tested primer.