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Whittling Twigs and Branches - Chris Lubkemann


Whittling Twigs and Branches - Chris Lubkemann
Highland Item # 203601
Author: Chris Lubkemann


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Whittling Twigs & Branches : Unique Birds, Flowers, Trees & More from Easy-To-Find Wood. Author, Chris Lubkemann

Branch and Twig Whittling: Woodcarving in One of Its Purest Forms.

With little more than a knife, a branch and a dose of concentration this book will show you how to create unique keepsakes that are fun to make, will be appreciated as gifts, or can be popular items for sale.

Author Chris Lubkemann, a woodcarver since age 7, is pleased to share his lifelong love of whittling in Whittling Twigs & Branches.. Inside, you will find everything you need to master the basic woodworking technique called curling to create birds, trees and flowers.

Also covered in Whittling Twigs & Branches:

  • Getting started: choosing and sharpening the right knife, plus characteristics of the best wood species
  • Basics of making curls: tips and techniques on the basic cutting strokes and details on creating tail curls
  • Whittling a rooster: guidance on creating the body and the tail, details on painting and finishing and choosing a base
  • How-tos on other designs: including pheasants, herons, roadrunners and miniature trees and flowers
  • Troubleshooting: advice on what to do when a carving doesn't proceed as planned

There is a great picture gallery of finished pieces including table lamps, whimsical characters, letter openers, desk plaques and chess sets, to give you inspiration in your own work.


ISBN 978-1-56523-236-5

72 Pages, Paperback



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Product Warnings

WARNING FOR RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA!

This product may expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Please read our Proposition 65 warning.
For more information, see www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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