This book is the perfect place to start learning an enjoyable hobby that lasts a lifetime. With just a few simple tools and a piece of wood, you'll be on your way to creating wonderful keepsakes and handcarved gifts. Woodworker and author offers advice about wood, woodcarving supplies, and tools and then walks you step-by-step through a range of fabulous projects: *Snowman ornament *Wooden whistle *Arrowhead and eagle head * Musical frog *A 5-minute wizard *A stylized grizzly bear *And more! Each project takes only a few hours to complete. Designed to build basic woodcarving skills, each lesson teaches you something new and raises your confidence as you learn to transfer patterns, use carving tools, and finish wood. Both beginner woodcarvers and those with more experience will find information and projects to excite in this full-color book.