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Carve Book Tour: Los Angeles Book Launch

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Tanya Aguiniga's Studio

2498 Dallas Street

los angeles, CA 90031

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Join us for an evening celebrating the book launch of Carve with Melanie Abrantes, founder of Melanie Abrantes Designs.

Tanya Aguiniga is proud to welcome Melanie Abrantes for an evening celebration with Author Melanie Abrantes. Tanya will host a discussion with Melanie at her studio in Frogtown. The following afternoon Melanie will teach a spoon carving workshop at the Kin and Kind Shop all in celebration of Abrantes' first book, Carve, A Simple Guide to Whittling.

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Book Launch Saturday, October 14, 6-8 pm

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Tanya Aguiniga's Studio in Frogtown

Park as close to 2498 Dallas Street, LA 90031 as you can (note: this is NOT our address)

Walk to the river/bike path and make a left.

Walk approx 300-400 ft. and the studio will be on your left. Look for the canoe and long picnic table…that’s us!

About Melanie Abrantes:

Melanie Abrantes Designs is a Bay Area-based producer of handcrafted, heirloom objects. Founder Melanie Abrantes believes that in order to create something beautiful, you have to get your hands dirty. She founded her company in 2013 when she realized there was a growing American market for handmade goods. Working with a variety of unique materials, Melanie strives to create products of the highest quality that are equally beautiful and functional. She sells her designs in small shops and retail stores nationwide, and her work has been featured in Domino, Dwell, Bon Appetit and more. Visit her site at melanieabrantes.com.


Carve Book Cover

About Carve:

Whittle a beautiful spoon, comb, pair of dice, and more with this fresh introduction to a folksy craft. Carve modernizes a mindful hobby that people have turned to for generations to help them slow down, relax, and connect with the outdoors. Choose from a dozen projects with bespoke details, all are designed to be useful at home or while camping. And because these objects are small, they require only a few hours and a tool or two to complete. You'll also learn how to choose the right knife and wood, helpful information on techniques and safety, and tips for refining, personalizing and maintaining your piece. Whether you're headed to the woods or just to the porch, this pocket-sized guide will have you carving your own unique designs in no time.

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