Introduce children to a hobby that lasts a lifetime - woodcarving. With just a few basic tools scrap wood and the safe techniques outlined in this fun project book any child between the ages of 9-12 will be on their way to creating keepsakes or crafting hand-carved gifts for their family.
First children learn all about wood. They learn about the anatomy of a tree how to choose the best wood for carving defects commonly found in wood and where to find "free" wood in nature. Next safety is stressed. Kids learn how to correctly-size a protective glove and how to make their own thumb guard.
Everett Ellenwood 2008 128 Pages 8" X 8" Soft