Snitte: The Danish Art of Whittling: Beautiful Wooden Birds to Make

Category: Book
By (author): Egholm, Frank
Subject:  CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Woodwork
  HOUSE & HOME / General
Publisher: Batsford
Published: September 2017
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 7.50in x 5.33in
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$ 20.50
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From The Publisher*Create simple but stunning bird sculptures with snitte, the Danish art of wood whittling-even if you're a beginner!
Master the art and craftsmanship of snitte, Denmark's traditional whittling technique. With its step-by-step demonstrations, this gorgeous book makes it easy even for beginners to grasp the basics. Learn how to whittle a bird shape, delicately paint the sculpture to bring out its beauty, and elegantly mount the finished product. A dozen templates for European species feature robins, blue tits, chaffinches, woodpeckers, and more.
From The Publisher*Create beautiful wooden birds with snitte, the Danish art of wood whittling-even if you're a beginner! This stunning book makes it easy to master snitte's fine craftsmanship: step-by-step demonstrations teach the basic techniques, including whittling a bird shape, delicately painting the sculpture to bring out its beauty, and elegantly mounting the finished product. Twelve templates feature robins, blue tits, chaffinches, woodpeckers, and more.
Biographical NoteFrank Egholm has been teaching woodworking in his native Denmark for a lifetime. He and his wife (also a teacher) spend as much time as possible sharing their love of woodworking and teaching children and adults to enjoy crafting wood.