Learn the age old art of wood carving with our beginners guide to whittling. - My Wood Den
Chris Pye’s Woodcarving Course & Reference Manual: A Beginner’s Guide to Traditional Techniques (Woodcarving Illustrated Books)
Great tutorial in how to carve your own wood spoons. I always use wood spoons for tomato sauce so this would be a great project for my home as well as gifts!
Wood turning project from firewood log.
The DIY Dremel Guide How to Use a Dremel / The Dremel Bit Guide (this post is great for figuring out what bit to use on a project-- plus it gives you ideas on what to do with your Dremel tool)