The ultimate beginners woodcarving book. Remember the days when every kid had a knife? Welcome back to old-school outdoor education. Kids and parents, and anyone who wants to carve, can learn to use a knife safely and effectively from the experts at Trackers Earth—famous for their outdoor education programs. Learn how to choose the best knife for you, proper carving stances and grips, how to keep your knife sharp. The text covers dozens of beginning, intermediate and advanced cuts such as forward cut, beaver chew, bopping and more. It also includes a variety of projects such as carving spoons, net needles and willow whistles.