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Taunton Press - Forest Craft

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With an emphasis on safety and adult supervision, Forest Craft presents a range of simple and fun whittling projects that children can make and then enjoy hours of play with afterwards. Author...

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With an emphasis on safety and adult supervision, Forest Craft presents a range of simple and fun whittling projects that children can make and then enjoy hours of play with afterwards. Author Richard Irvine extols the virtues of exploring woodlands, getting to know the trees in your local area and learning about their characteristics and suitability for whittling.

Twenty projects include kazoo, mini furniture, duck call, rhythm sticks and elder wand, all with simple step-by-step instructions, accompanied by photographs and useful tips. The book provides a thorough guide to the basic tools and equipment that are required, the timber Irvine recommends and would advise against for beginners, and the techniques that will be used in the projects. A chapter on safety is included, as well as safety tips throughout .Appealing to both forest school teachers and families, this is a book that can be referred to time and time again, through the different seasons and over many years. The skills learned can be treasured and passed down through generations, in time-honored traditions. Softcover, 280 full color pages, ISBN: 9781784945008.

  • 20 whittling projects with step-by-step instructions
  • Fun projects for kids to get them outside and appreciate the forest
  •   Safety and adult supervision emphasized

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