An accessible guide to wood whittling, unplugging and connecting with the outdoors. Includes 12 small projects with how-to photographs. Projects include a pair of dice, comb, camping fork and knife. Perfect gift for DIY enthusiasts.
Product designer and maker Melanie Abrantes runs her own wooden-spoon-carving workshops in Oakland and sells her designs in small shops and retail stores nationwide, including Urban Outfitters and West Elm. She's been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Anthology, Domino, Dwell and Bon Appetit.
"Carve takes striking wood projects and teaches you how to
make them at home with your own hands . . . The step-by-step photos
make the end result feel attainable, and the gorgeous imagery makes
you feel like it wouldn't even matter if it isn't."
Praise for Melanie Abrantes: She loves to make objects that are
as practical as they are elegant -- which is why we adore
--Brit + Co "A crafty Jane-of-all-trades [who] specializes in handcrafting a plethora of one-of-a-kind goods, ranging from cork planters to wood bowls and vessels."
--Apartment Therapy "[Melanie's] commitment to sustainably farmed materials coupled with her genuine curiosity keeps her one-of-a-kind bowls, plates, cups, and planters constantly changing."
--Better Homes and Gardens