Craft & Hobbies (341)

Complete Guide to Wood Joinery

ISBN: 9781565239623

Author: Scott Wynn    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

In Classic Handplanes and Joinery, prominent author and woodworking instructor Scott Wynn shows how to create almost any traditional furniture joint quickly and...


In Classic Handplanes and Joinery, prominent author and woodworking instructor Scott Wynn shows how to create almost any traditional furniture joint quickly and accurately using hand planes. You'll learn how to choose, set up, maintain, and master the most popular joinery planes, including plow planes, rabbet planes, router planes, shoulder planes, specialty planes, and more. Classic Handplanes and Joinery will teach beginning and intermediate handplane users how to cut perfect dado, groove, rabbet, mortise, and tenon joints. A wonderful guide for any woodworker who is interested in using hand tools, it's loaded with technically rich diagrams, illustrations, practical advice, and skill-building exercises.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 204 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 20-09-2018


$49.99
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An Obsession With Cigar Box Guitars (2nd Edition)

ISBN: 9781620083130

Author: David Sutton    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

The author of Cigar Box Guitars shares his amazing photo gallery of handmade musical greatness. This new edition includes a new step-by-step project for buildin...


The author of Cigar Box Guitars shares his amazing photo gallery of handmade musical greatness. This new edition includes a new step-by-step project for building your own tenor ukulele, and instructions for playing homemade guitars using both innovative and traditional techniques. In a modern revival of a great American tradition, sliders, pickers, strummers and makers are coming together in what they call the Cigar Box Guitar Revolution. Musicians and hobbyists are finding new creative freedom by making their own musical instruments out of unconventional materials. Their ingenious creations range from simple cardboard diddley bows to an electrified washtub bass. Cigar Box Guitars celebrates the modern craft of these irresistibly alluring instruments. In this new edition, professional photographer and woodworking enthusiast David Sutton shares his obsession with the genre in an expanded photo gallery that profiles inspiring examples of handmade musical greatness. Sutton details multiple techniques for playing the fretted, three-string cigar box guitar, with easy-to-follow chord diagrams and instructions for a selection of classic tunes. Authentic stories of legendary American roots music personalities.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 178 x 229 mm


Publication Date: 31-01-2019


Tags: May 2019   Craft & Hobbies   Music
$39.99
Fun Accessories to Sew For Your Dog

ISBN: 9781621871798

Author: Tingk Lee    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Dog lovers can pamper their favourite pooch with this inspiring collection of cute canine accessories. There are plenty of ideas here for making fun and funct...


Dog lovers can pamper their favourite pooch with this inspiring collection of cute canine accessories. There are plenty of ideas here for making fun and functional gear: from leashes, toys, collars, cushions, and dining mats to storage baskets, sunscreen caps, carrier bags, and even an Elizabethan cone collar. Step-by-step photos and clear instructions make these projects so easy to follow, it's a walk in the park! Inside Fun Accessories to Sew for Your Dog 23 pet-friendly DIY projects Cool designs for attractive, practical dog gear. Step-by-step photos make each project easy to follow plus advice on stitching, measurement lists, and tips on tools and materials.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 175 x 225 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2019


$39.99
Leather Crafting Starter Book

ISBN: 9781565239524

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Leather Crafting Starter Book is the perfect introduction to leather working for complete beginners. Anyone who wants to learn this traditional craft can get st...


Leather Crafting Starter Book is the perfect introduction to leather working for complete beginners. Anyone who wants to learn this traditional craft can get started right away with step-by-step presentations of basic techniques, from stitching and hand sewing to dyeing, punching, applique, pyrography, and more. Featuring clear how-to photos and full size patterns, sixteen outstanding projects range from simple to complex designs. Readers can begin with easy projects for small accessories, and move on to more advanced projects like beautiful wallets and moccasins as their skills increase.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 200 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2019


$39.99
Woodworking

ISBN: 9781497100053

Author: Tom Carpenter    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Get the expert guidance you need to become a master woodworker! With 448 pages, more than 1,000 lavish full-color illustrations, easy-to-follow diagrams, and st...


Get the expert guidance you need to become a master woodworker! With 448 pages, more than 1,000 lavish full-color illustrations, easy-to-follow diagrams, and step-by-step instructions to walk you through each and every phase of the process, Woodworking outstrips all competitors in affordability, accessibility, and comprehensiveness. From setting up a workshop to the principles of good design, how to use tools and essential techniques, it's the only reference that aspiring craftsmen need to start creating fantastic woodworking projects right away. This big book covers choosing wood, measuring, marking and layout, cutting, joinery, drilling, shaping, clamping, gluing, fastening, finishing and more. But where a lot of woodworking books only show you some skills, this giant woodworking compendium goes on to give you 41 complete home furnishing project plans so you can put your skills to use.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 448


Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2019


$59.99
Little Book of Wooden Boxes

ISBN: 9781565239968

Author: Oscar Fitzgerald    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

This craftsman's companion celebrates the woodturners, furniture artists, and elite craftsmen from around the world who have taken box-making to a higher level ...


This craftsman's companion celebrates the woodturners, furniture artists, and elite craftsmen from around the world who have taken box-making to a higher level of aesthetic form. Little Book of Wooden Boxes features 31 of today's finest woodworkers and artisans--such as Michael Hosaluk, Steven Kennard, Richard Raffin, Jacques Vesery, Bonnie Klein, and Hans Weissflog--who share their amazing techniques, their inventive talents, and the inspiration that fuels their distinctive designs. Each artist's profile includes full-color, studio-quality photographs of their most spectacular work, including jewelry boxes, desk boxes, reliquaries, keepsake boxes and more, along with insights on their design ideas and objectives. Curated by nationally known historian and author Oscar P. Fitzgerald, this attractive hardcover book makes a wonderful gift for any woodworker.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 145 x 175 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2019


$27.99
Little Book of Wooden Bowls

ISBN: 9781565239975

Author: Kevin Wallace    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

This craftsman's companion celebrates the woodturners and innovative artists from around the world who have taken bowl-making to a higher level of aesthetic for...


This craftsman's companion celebrates the woodturners and innovative artists from around the world who have taken bowl-making to a higher level of aesthetic form. Little Book of Wooden Bowls features 31 of today's finest woodworkers and artisans--such as Virginia Dodson, Binh Pho, Harvey Fein, Paul Fennell, and Marilyn Campbell--who share their personal motivations, thought processes, and the studio techniques they employ to bring out the breathtaking beauty of wood. Each artist's profile includes full-color, studio-quality photographs of their most spectacular work, including vessels, bowls, platters, and more, along with insights on their design ideas and objectives. Curated by prominent wood art authorities Kevin Wallace and Terry Martin, this book is sure to become a treasure in every woodworking library.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 145 x 175 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2019


$27.99
The Art Of Cutting

ISBN: 9788417412159

Author: Jean-Charles Trebbi    Publisher: Promo Press

Trimming, piercing, slicing, snipping: just a few of the many words that relate to the idea of cutting. In this volume Jean- Charles Trebbi explores the traditi...


Trimming, piercing, slicing, snipping: just a few of the many words that relate to the idea of cutting. In this volume Jean- Charles Trebbi explores the traditional techniques of paper cutting, before examining current manifestations of this art form, including the contemporary materials and technologies it uses and the types of artistic expression it offers. The Art of Cutting is a collection of artworks thathave been created using a variety of cutting techniques. The author explores traditional techniques that are still very much alive worldwide, and he analyses the current aspects of the art of cutting, in which different materials and technologies lead to new forms of artistic expression. This book presents a selection of artists who revisit and work with traditional techniques, as well as those who adopt contemporary approaches. From paper to ceramics, food design and architecture, The Art of Cutting offers a stunning and diverse universe that is waiting to be discovered.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 220 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 31-01-2019


$75.00
Journal Tips & Tricks

ISBN: 9788416500994

Author: Eva Minguet    Publisher: Monsa

If you are passionate about DIY and simple things, creating your own Journal is the perfect system for you! It allows you to enjoy the usefulness of an agenda b...


If you are passionate about DIY and simple things, creating your own Journal is the perfect system for you! It allows you to enjoy the usefulness of an agenda but within a completely personalized and methodical system that will help you organize your day, month and year. 17 passionate about the Journal, they explain first-hand what notebook they like to work with, what are the most used materials, and how you can organize and decorate your Journal.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 112


Dimensions: 170 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 31-12-2018


$45.00
Woodworking For The Garden

ISBN: 9781580118309

Author: Alan & Gill Bridgewater    Publisher: Creative Homeowner

Whatever the size or style of your garden, this book will provide a wealth of inspiring ideas for enhancing your outdoor space! Woodworking for the Garden offer...


Whatever the size or style of your garden, this book will provide a wealth of inspiring ideas for enhancing your outdoor space! Woodworking for the Garden offers 16 attractive, functional projects for making the most of your yard or garden—from trellises and planters to decking, fences, chairs, benches, tables, sheds, and even a children's playhouse! Each project includes easy to follow step-by-step instructions, color photographs, cross-section drawings, and comprehensive materials lists. Authors and renowned DIY experts Alan and Gill Bridgewater also provide helpful advice on cutting and preparing wood, fixing joints, finishing, and maintaining outdoor wooden structures. Grab your woodworker's tools and get outside with the exciting projects inside Woodworking for the Garden!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 200 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 12-03-2019


$39.99
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