Whittling the Old Sea Captain contains detailed, step-by-step instructions and over 100 photographs illustrating the art of whittling a crusty sea captain and his mates. Master carver Mike Shipley guides you in carving, staining and painting a magical seafaring scene. Includes patterns for making the figures, lobster traps and wooden crates. With a few sharp tools, a steady hand and a bit of patience, learn to create this scene, then transfer your newfound talents to other carvings. 40-page paperback book.