This special edition of Whittling is the ultimate beginner’s guide! Pick up a knife and get started in this rewarding hobby that’s simple yet satisfying for all ages by completing 23 one-knife, step-by-step projects. Featuring insightful articles on basic knife cuts, whittling safety, knife selection, teaching kids to whittle, and so much more, the projects that follow are organized by the amount of time they take to complete: Simple Whittles, Afternoon Carves, and Weekend Projects. Start off with a simple heart-in-a-cage whimsey, easy-carve magnets, an avocado pit cat, a soap penguin, and other beginner-friendly projects. From there, you’ll discover tons more, from Sven the Sailor and a leaping fox to a scrappy seagull, duck wheely toy, and more! Also included are ready-to-use patterns, product reviews, and online access to bonus projects and patterns!