See all 4 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Hunt was born in greenfield and grew up in a log cabin, he attended milwaukees south division high school, but did not graduate, dropping out to. Wood whittling a treasured past time and a perfect. Whittling is a fun past time for those just starting to carv. Ben hunts big book of whittling 1944 ben hunts whittling book 1944 more ben hunt whittlings 1947 building a log cabin 1947 american indian beadwork 1951, with j.
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Wood carving camp crafts rustic whittling midcentury americana astrasshadow 5 out of 5 stars. I was just browsing through an old book 1942 ben hunts big indian craft book. There are excellent howtodo photographs, amplifying the text. Little book of whittling, the fox chapel publishing. Buck burshears indian silversmithing 1952 the complete book of indian crafts and lore 1954 the golden book of indian crafts and lore 1954 indian crafts and. Ben hunt woodcarving whittling guide book set from 830344597.
Overall im pretty proud of it since it was first time doing anything like this but i definitely have a lot of room for improvement. Hunts books typically begin with how to sections on wood, design, layout, knives, sharpening. Ben hunts big book of whittling walter bernard hunt on. Compiled from ben hunt s whittling book and more ben hunt whittlings. Simple projects for the home by frank egholm 1 times little book of whittling, gift edition. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Tangerman, one of americas foremost authorities and craftsmen, whose articles in craft magazines have taught and inspired millions, presents a full and thorough introduction to this entertaining art form. The introductory sections discuss the choice of knives, their care and handling, and the choice of woods for the work. If you have any questions or concerns about this book please contact me. Author chris lubkemann will help you whittle away the hours with clear guidance on becoming an expert whittler. This is a great instruction book on whittling wood. Ramelson wood carving tools hand wood knife whittling bench individual. Crazy crow trading post is proud to make this fine book availab.
Relax the old fashioned way whether on your front porchor in the back woodsthe little book of whittling will help you learn to how to create fun and useful objects with nothing more than a pocket knife and a twig. Compiled from ben hunt s whittling book, c1944 and more be. Ben hunt s big book of whittling walter bernard hunt on. Chris is the author of the book, big book of whittle fun, which contains 31 whittling projects, basic and advanced instructions, helpful pictures, and it even teaches you how to sharpen your knife. Getting started, my favorite birds, indian crafts, animals in wood, faces figures and fun, and special projects. Search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library. Ben hunts big book of whittling by walter bernard hunt, 9780025574304, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Jan 2, 20 vintage ben hunts whittling book mouse trap vintage.
Whittling with ben hunt by ben hunt a readable copy. Compiled from ben hunts whittling book and more ben hunt whittlings. Though i hope i can rub off as much knowledge from the folks on this forum. A note from a wood tinker this month is the hales corners edition. Expert advice inside this book youll find ingenious plans for making wildly inspired mechanical marvels from wood. It is used for gauging, whittling and shaving wood. Ben hunts big book of whittling hardcover december 1, 1970 by walter bernard hunt author 4. Throughout the ages one of the most popular ways to direct the creative urge has been whittling or woodcarving. It has some great simple projects that i have made over time.
Walter bernard ben hunt march, 1888 march 30, 1970 was an american artist, outdoor educator and author whose books and articles covered topics such as native american arts and performance, woodworking, whittling, scoutcraft, pioneering. Ben hunts big book of whittling by hunt, walter bernard. Unique birds, flowers, trees, and more from easytofind wood. Later hunt used several of the photographs to illustrate his writings. Comprehensive sourcebook of ideas and designs ranging from simple projects charms, pendants to more elaborate objects stylized birds, caricatures, rocking horse. Hunt has done other craft books, chiefly of indian origin. Here is a perfect beginners whittling project to get you started and to provide perfect practice for your technique. Vintage ben hunts whittling book mouse trap vintage with.
Ben hunts big book of whittling by walter bernard hunt. With its friendly, downhome style the little book of whittling, by chris lubkemann, encourages readers to whittle away the hourse. See more ideas about mountain man, nativity, native american history. These working wooden wonders might just be the most enjoyable scroll saw projects you ever build in your shop. Pages can include considerable notesin pen or highlighterbut the notes cannot obscure the text. Author of indian silversmithing, indian and camp handicraft, the golden book of indian crafts and lore, ben hunts whittling book, the miller collection of sioux indian drawings, the flat bow, rustic construction, 101 alphabets. Ben hunts big book of whittling hardcover december 1, 1970 by walter bernard hunt author. See all 3 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. All books are available at any bookstore or library. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. This book is a true whittlers using a knife to carve classic, mentioned by many other carvers in their own books. Ben hunt and published as a presumed first edition, based on just a 1944 and no other printing dates, by the bruce publishing company of.1295 91 133 229 175 642 413 1572 264 1488 59 1368 1551 1213 163 1461 179 282 1004 401 1547 412 1052 680 42 929 514 1062 238 1251