You can whittle just about anythingâ€”the only limit is your imagination. Itâ€™s so easy to get started in this relaxing and rewarding hobby. All you need is a knife, a twig, and this book! Weâ€™ve assembled a team of 12 leading woodcarvers to bring you a complete starter guide to whittling. They present 24 easy whittling projects that you can make in just a weekend, complete with step-by-step instructions, how-to photographs, ready-to-carve patterns, and helpful tips. Start off with fast and fun projects that build confidence and teach fundamental carving techniques, like a simple flying propeller or a 5-minute owl. Then move on to create whittled wonders like a musical frog or a slingshot. We teach you how to whittle complex designs in easy steps, so that youâ€™ll soon be carving attention-getting favorites like chain links or the classic ball-in-a-cage.