The boys have been busy practicing and making things with their new skills of whittling. Another Christmas gift, a book with ideas and a new knife. Makes for a perfect afternoon activity when the temps are below freezing. I am really pretty proud of them as one of the things they made ( a gift) took them a lot of time and required patience. But I suppose when it is something you desire and want to do you will work hard at it until it is done to your liking.