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50 Things to Do with A Penknife


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.

Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 9781911216865
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 380 g
Dimensions: 185 x 135 x 19 mm