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If you’ve ever spent some time outside, chances are high that you’ve seen someone sitting by a campfire working away at a small piece of wood with a knife. Whether they were making a spoon or a cute little figurine, whittling is a time-honored outdoor tradition that many people love to this day.
People who try to get into whittling, however, quickly learn that it’s not as simple as it looks. Sure, you could just pick up a twig and start slashing away at it with a knife, but you’d probably hurt yourself before you made anything useful. To help you out, we’ve created the ultimate beginner’s guide to whittling. We’ll discuss the best wood, help you find the best knife, go over safety techniques, and the different types of cuts all to get you ready for your new whittling hobby. Let’s get to it!