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The Danish Art Of Whittling

Author : Frank Egholm
ISBN : 1849945039
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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A delightfully Danish guide to whittling for the home, crammed with projects for all ages and abilities. Our interest in the simple but satisfying art of whittling has never been higher. Our Danish-inspired book on whittling (snitte in Danish) has a range of wonderful simple whittling projects for the home. The beautiful Scandinavian projects range from simple wooden toys for children, including a bird whistle, ring catcher, animal figures and a wooden sword to practical items like door hooks, butter knives and then to decorative pieces such as a wooden necklace, buttons, delicate carved flowers and a chess set. All the projects are amazingly simple, and with the visual step-by-step technique section at the front of the book, even a beginner could take on these projects. The art of whittling has never been more accessible and these beautiful but simple projects capture the spirit of the Scandinavian love of craft and nature. Author and Danish craftsman Frank Egholm shares not only his considerable knowledge but also his passion for simple wooden carving.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Snitte The Danish Art Of Whittling

Author : Frank Egholm
ISBN : 9781849944724
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 44.41 MB
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A fascinating practical introduction to the Danish art of whittling, with inspiration and instructions for making adorable decorative wooden birds. Snitte, Denmark’s art of wood whittling, is a rite of passage for most Scandinavians, and the passion for it lasts a lifetime. Wood whittling’s practical, outdoorsy nature has been married to fine craftsmanship in this beautiful book about creating wood-sculpted birds that can be left uncoloured and crisp as they are in wood or coloured carefully to make exquisite sculptures. Written by a passionate Danish woodsman, Frank Egholm, the book teaches even the beginner the basics of wood whittling a bird shape with step-by-step demonstrations (and templates), how to mount them elegantly on real pieces of wood, and how to paint them delicately to bring out their colourful beauty. From the familiar robin, blue tit and wagtail to the less common yellowhammer, the book has templates for eight European birds. Whether you are new to whittling or are looking for a fresh project with your whittling skills, this is a perfect book to make something special and tap into the wonders of Scandinavian craft.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Art Of Whittling

Author : Niklas Karlsson
ISBN : 1787390039
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 23.66 MB
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Whittling is more than just a way of busying idle hands - it is a pastime for those who love the texture of wood and a way of life for those who feel a special connection between man and trees. This beautiful and practical guide to the art of whittling offers the perfect antitode to the stresses of modern life and a means of getting back to basics and creating unique items from scratch. Inside you will learn about the ancient art of whittling as one of the earliest forms of artistic expression; the different types of wood to use in your work; the simple tools you need to get started; and the various cutting techniques. More than just a manual, The Art of Whittling offers a contemplative take on a skill that is more popular than ever.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Concise Dictionary Of Women Artists

Author : Delia Gaze
ISBN : 9781579583354
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 52.6 MB
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This book includes some 200 complete entries from the award-winning Dictionary of Women Artists, as well as a selection of introductory essays from the main volume.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Dictionary Of Women Artists Artists J Z

Author : Delia Gaze
ISBN : 1884964214
Genre : Women artists
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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Women artists

Arts Review

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ISBN : WISC:89040399057
Genre : Arts
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Category: Arts