Art of Whittling
Published by Linden Publishing, Fresno, CA, USA
Extract from back cover of book:
A Woodworking Classics Revisited book. Clever projects of nostalgic delight.
First published in 1930, Walter L. Faurot's The Art of Whittling has for decades provided readers with a wonderful introduction to the enjoyable hobby of whittling. Among the first manuals on the subject, the book contains a wealth of traditional whittling projects, many of which are not found in other books.
This is an unabridged republication of the original edition and contains instructions for making such items as continuous wooden chains, working wooden scissors and pliers, balls in cages, entwined hearts, fans, and ships inside bottles!
Illustrations: Black & White
Units of Measurement: Imperial
1: Tools and Materials
Chapter 2: Puzzle No. 1
Chapter 3: Puzzle No. 2 .
4: The Chain.
Chapter 5: Cage and Ball
Chapter 6: Double Cage and Ball
Chapter 7: The Swivel
Chapter 8: Balls within Spheres, Ring and Dumb-bell, Hearts, etc. Ring and Dumb-bell. Interlocked hearts.
Chapter 10: Scissors
Chapter 11: Building in Bottles. Selecting a bottle. Making a drawing. Colors and Bnishes. Perfect joints. Order of inserting in the bottle. A ship in a bottle. The "trick hull." The rigging. The mysterious cross-bar.
Chapter 12: Fans
Chapter 13: Sliding Multiple Joint
Chapter 14: Multiple Joint
Chapter 15: Trick Dovetail Joint
Chapter 16: The Dogs
Chapter 17: Animal Toys
Chapter 18: Finishes - Wax, Shellac, Varnish