Whittling is a meditative and satisfying pastime and a great excuse at this time of year to get out in the fresh air on the hunt for the perfect stick! The Levi contains everything you need to take your penknife skills to the next level.
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.
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.
Fingerling Fish Knife - These beautiful knives have come to us all the way from the Ozark Mountains in the US. The perfect gift for outdoor adventurers, this is a small pocket knife with a sculpted chrome handle based on a juvenile fish, which are commonly called fingerlings as they are typically about the size of fingers.
Boxed sculpted chrome handled knife - 3" closed. 2" stainless blade.
Made by a 200 year old cutlery.
Ironquill Sharpening Stone - Approximately 3" x 1¼" x 1/4”, Soft Arkansas Novaculite knife sharpening stone specially grooved to keep your fishing hooks sharper than new. A perfect companion for the Fingerling Penknife. Instructions included.
Pigeon Grey Enamel Tumbler by Falcon - this tough little tumbler is a loyal companion either for holding a warming beverage when out hunting for sticks or as smart desk pot for your whittling tools. Tumblers are 9cm tall and hold 310ml.