50 Things to do with a Penknife by Matt Collins
With a lovely lime green hard-back cover debossed with a tactile illustration, this book is a beautifully presented guide to the often forgotten craft of whittling.
Inside there are 50 projects, ranging from quick makes to more elaborate projects, and even a chapter on creating things from cork.
This makes the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys the outdoors and working with their hands and pairs perfectly with our Fingerling Fish Knife.
The 8 main themes in the book are:
Quick Things - including a doorstop, a bookmark and a gift-box book;
Into The Woods - including a willow whistle, walking stick, fish hook and slingshot;
Around The House - including chopsticks, coat and crochet hooks;
Cork Creations - including a succulent pot, stamp, and earphones spool
Ornamental Carving - including a boat, a deer and a spinning top;
Kitchen Carving - including a carrot flute, apple candle and onion flower;
The Natural World - including a bird feeder and instructions to prepare a fish for cooking, a graft an apple tree.
The projects cater for a range of skill levels and the instructions are complemented by smart step-by-step illustrations, which highlight the tactile quality of the material in hand. The book also includes an introduction with advice on selecting a penknife, maintaining your blade, choosing your caving material, and carving techniques.
Featuring the ultimate crossover of cool craftsmanship and savvy survival-skill projects, this book is the perfect gift for creative adventurers.