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Whether it's your first project or you're a seasoned hobbyist, this blog is filled with fun whittling projects for you to try.  

Know Before You Whittle

Be sure to read this important information to better understand how to whittle safely and be able to follow along with the project instructions.

Please read these tips before starting your first project.

Learn common whittling terms and instructions before you start.

Whittling Projects

Whittling is the age-old craft of carving wood into creative shapes using knives and other hand tools. Put your knives to work and pick up this relaxing hobby with these step-by-step guides for fun whittling projects.

First published in Wood Carving Illustrated

Difficulty: Easy

Use cottonwood bark scraps to create whimsical pine tree magnet

First published in Wood Carving Illustrated

Difficulty: Medium

Spread holiday cheer, this simple Santa can be whittled in a day.

Safety Tips

Please read these tips before starting your first project.

Bark Pine Tree

First published in Wood Carving Illustrated

Difficulty: Easy

Use cottonwood bark scraps to create whimsical pine tree magnet

First published in Wood Carving Illustrated

Difficulty: Hard

When you're ready for a good challenge take on this expression of love.

Check back again for more whittling projects

We will be posting new projects each month!

Simple Santa

First published in Wood Carving Illustrated

Difficulty: Medium

Please read these tips before starting your first project.

XO Chain

First published in Wood Carving Illustrated

Difficulty: Hard

Please read these tips before starting your first project.

Template downloads are provided courtesy of Fox Chapel Publishing.

Show Off Your Work!

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Shop Whittling Knives

Knives best suited for whittling have multiple blades to be able to make a variety of cuts and carve outs without needing to switch tools.

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