In today’s fast-paced, high-tech world, everyone should strive to set aside a few minutes each day to quiet the mind, and there are few things as therapeutic and relaxing as the simple, ancient art of whittling. Whether you’re a beginner or veteran carver rediscovering a lost passion, we’ve made it easy to get started with our handy Whittling Kit. One of the joys of whittling is that you can do it just about anywhere, and you don’t need a lot of spare time or fancy equipment – just a few basic tools, all of which we provide in this helpful kit. With a reliable, classically styled pocket knife, Kevlar knit gloves for preventing cuts, easy-to-use knife sharpener, and instructional guide to whittling projects, this kit makes putting blade to wood smooth, straightforward, and, most importantly, a lot of fun. It will have you producing expressive little figurines, ornaments and much more in no time at all. The knife, a Kissing Crane Amber Bone Stockman, features three durable, versatile blades in a size – 3 1/2” closed – ample for most projects but comfortable enough to carry in your pocket daily. The thin, soft Kevlar Knit Gloves offer protection without sacrificing dexterity or comfort, and the Smith’s Pocket-Sized Two-Step Sharpener makes honing your blades simple and convenient. “20-Minute Whittling Projects” by Tom Hindes is a lively primer that teaches you to whittle in less time while having more fun. With friendly instructions and step-by-step photos, you’ll learn to carve an endless array of charming wizards, gnomes, gargoyles, ornaments, dogs and much more in 20 minutes or less. The Whittling Kit is a terrific, entertaining gift for adults and children alike. The projects you’ll make with the kit also make lovely, heartfelt little presents.