Posted by: woodbeecarver   in Carving Projects


Whittle Dwarfs  are fun little whimsical carvings that are carved out of an inch and half tall by an inch square basswood block.  A Whittle Dwarf is primarily a head carved on top of the toes of shoes, thus the “dwarf” appearance.  The eyes are covered by the hat while the nose, mouth, mustache, beard, hair, teeth and ears are carved to represent the simulance of a caricature face.  They are good practice carving exercises in a small package while at the same time offering a variety of facial poses that bring a smile to the viewer as well as the carver. Earlier Whittle Dwarfs postings appear in the Category of “Carving Projects.” (click on photo to enlarge)

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