Whittling the Old Sea Captain Summary

Mike Shipley
- 2018
Figure Carving
Step-by-Step Guide
Detailed Patterns
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Key Takeaways

  1. Detailed guidance on carving a traditional figure.
  2. Techniques for adding personality and detail to your carvings.


Shipley’s approach takes you through the creation of the old sea captain from start to finish, focusing on techniques that enhance the figure’s rugged, weather-beaten appearance.

The book serves as both a practical guide and a source of artistic inspiration, with tips on customizing your carving to reflect different moods and characters.

This comprehensive guide ensures that even beginners can achieve a rewarding and impressive result, making it a standout choice for anyone interested in thematic whittling.

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