Carve! A Book about Wood, Knives and Axes.
Hailing from Sweden, this comprehensive guide to woodcraft and the art of carving is the only handbook you will ever need. From identifying trees and picking the right wood to carving safety, necessary tools and how to care for them, Carve! is an inspiring blend of nature lore and good design. With charming and detailed step-by-step photographs and illustrations and more than a dozen fun and unique projects, the essentials are covered to get started and learn a new skill or hone an existing one. Projects include wooden utensils, vessels and boxes, jewelry, hair combs, musical instruments and even a muddler to complete your bar kit. Sure to be a classic for years to come!