Yesterday I started a series on "pocket projects", miniatures you can make from simple materials and work on for short periods. Today's pocket projects involve wood. Two are based on whittling, and others use files. The pieces are small and easy to carry, so you can work on them away from home.
Here are two easy minature projects using simple carving techniques that can be done with a pocket knife and tootpicks or scraps of craft wood:
If you prefer simple projects using files try these: