Expert craftsman Chris Lubkemann reveals his award-winning whittling secrets!
43 easy projects requiring little more than an Original Swiss Army Knife, a twig, & a few minutes of your time
Beginner-friendly advice on getting started such as choosing your knife, the best wood for whittling, & basic cutting strokes
Step-by-step instructions & photographs
Useful & practical projects like forks, spoons, & knitting needles
Cute animal projects like an owl, alligator, and bird
Curl-carving projects like a rooster, flower, and squirrel
Fun toys, jewelry trees, slices, and more
A good knife is all you need to start whittling. Whether you're in front of a campfire or waiting for a bus, whittling is the creative way to unwind and have fun!
In this book, world-famous whittler Chris Lubkemann shows you how to carve useful and whimsical objects with nothing more than an Original Swiss Army Knife, a twig, and a few minutes of time. Learn to choose your wood, sharpen your blade, and control your knife, with dozens of easy step-by-step projects.
Published in collaboration with Victorinox AG, makers of the Original Swiss Army Knife. Victorinox Swiss Army's products represent a proud 130-year family-owned heritage of commitment to quality and innovation in both multifunctional and iconic design that withstands the test of time.
"Thanks to Lubkemann's creative, practical projects...bringing the splendor of the outdoors into your home is easier than ever." —Mother Earth News