Woodland Whittling - Peter Benson

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A lovely introduction to the gentle art of whittling. This lovely guide by Peter Benson will walk you through the basics, including an equipment guide, knife safety and advice on what timber to use. With 20 items to make, ranging from the decorative to the useful - including a letter opener, ring tree, thumb stick and egg cup - the clearly presented and easy-to-follow instructions will have you relaxed and absorbed in this hobby in no time.

  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd (7 Sept. 2019)
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 15 x 2 x 21 cm
  • ISBN: 978-1784945091
  • Hardcover
  • 144 pages


    Peter Benson set up the Essex School of Woodcarving in 1996. He is often traveling and runs many workshops overseas as well as judging competitions around the world. He also writes regularly for woodcarving journals. Peter's passion is centred on carving miniature objects, especially the carving of netsuke, which he has written a book on, also published by GMC.