Craft & Hobbies (326)

Impressionism Coloring Book

ISBN: 9783791337920

Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Big art for little hands, these enchanting activity books allow young artists to explore the world’s masterpieces on their own terms and with plenty of space ...


Big art for little hands, these enchanting activity books allow young artists to explore the world’s masterpieces on their own terms and with plenty of space to color outside the lines.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 32


Dimensions: 280 x 240 mm


$17.99
Da Vinci Coloring Book

ISBN: 9783791370651

Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Big art for little hands, these enchanting activity books allow young artists to explore the world’s masterpieces on their own terms and with plenty of space ...


Big art for little hands, these enchanting activity books allow young artists to explore the world’s masterpieces on their own terms and with plenty of space to color outside the lines.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 32


Dimensions: 280 x 240 mm


$17.99
The Unicorn Craft Book

ISBN: 9781786858153

Author: Isabel Urbina Gallego    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

The magical realm of unicorns comes to life in this dazzling craft book, brimming with sparkles and rainbows. Let your imagination run wild in creating dozens o...


The magical realm of unicorns comes to life in this dazzling craft book, brimming with sparkles and rainbows. Let your imagination run wild in creating dozens of fun and entertaining projects to make for yourself or give as gifts, including an amazing unicorn soft toy, a glittering headband and a rainbow-coloured charm. Each project comes with a list of all the items and templates that you will need to create your unicorn-fuelled fun, along with step-by-step instructions and clear photographs to help you create something really special. Get ready to spread the magic!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 176 x 196 mm


Publication Date: 09-08-2018


$27.99
Cabins and Cottages 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9781565239678

Author: Skills Institute Press    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

If you've ever dreamed about building your own rustic cottage in the woods, or the hunting cabin of your dreams, this handy reference will provide an easy-to-fo...


If you've ever dreamed about building your own rustic cottage in the woods, or the hunting cabin of your dreams, this handy reference will provide an easy-to-follow approach to building a rustic getaway in that perfect out-of-the-way place! Complete instructions for building an A-frame cabin and a rustic log cabin with a framed roof Sensible advice for anyone thinking of building a summer cottage in the woods, a hunting cabin getaway, or homesteading off the grid Covers the entire construction process from choosing and clearing a site to creating a foundation, raising the walls, & adding the amenities Inclement weather section on designing small buildings to cope with Mother Nature, including earthquakes, heavy snow, high wind, & flooding Whether building a summer cottage in the woods, the hunting cabin of your dreams, or homesteading off the grid, this handy reference provides a logical and sensible approach to building a permanent shelter in out-of-the-way places. Including everything from choosing and clearing a site and creating an electrical power source, to clearing the land and creating a foundation, this book offers instruction on building an A-frame cabin and a rustic log cabin with a framed roof. There is also a special section on designing small buildings to cope with Mother Nature, including earthquakes, heavy snow, high wind, and flooding. If you're dreaming about building your own rustic cottage in the woods or the hunting cabin of your dreams—or even homesteading off-the-grid—Cabins and Cottages provides a logical, sensible, and easy-to-follow approach to building a permanent shelter in that perfect out-of-the-way place.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 191 x 229 mm


Publication Date: 13-08-2018


$39.99
Finishing Techniques For Wood Crafters

ISBN: 9781565239296

Author: Lora S. Irish    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Finishing Techniques for Wood Crafters shows you how to create flawless finishes each and every time. Nationally known artist and talented author Lora S. Irish ...


Finishing Techniques for Wood Crafters shows you how to create flawless finishes each and every time. Nationally known artist and talented author Lora S. Irish presents a wide array of beautiful acrylic paint techniques and oil staining/antiquing methods. Lora takes you through all the basics of painting and staining any woodcarving, pyrography, or gourd project, with expert advice on tools and supplies. She explains beautiful techniques for bringing out the texture and character of wood, with easy-to-follow instructions and workshop photographs that illustrate every step. Sample projects throughout the book demonstrate specific techniques—like applying a vintage finish to a chip carved fish; creating realistic skin tones on a wood spirit cane topper; enhancing a Celtic knot dragon with an interesting stone effect; and more. Once you master these artistic techniques you can mix and match them to add pop to any project. With Finishing Techniques for Wood Crafters, you'll learn to apply the perfect finish for any creative wood project!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 216 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 31-07-2018


$38.99
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
DUE > 30th Nov 2018
Paper Toys - Monsters (new edition)

ISBN: 9781584237235

Author: Niark    Publisher: Gingko Press

The follow-up to one of the bestselling volumes in the Paper Toy series, this new edition by Niark is the ultimate monster makeover. Using the same silhouettes ...


The follow-up to one of the bestselling volumes in the Paper Toy series, this new edition by Niark is the ultimate monster makeover. Using the same silhouettes as the previous volume but with all new vibrant colors and patterns that take their designs to the next level, these unique paper monsters are sure to shock and amaze. From the garish, to the ghoulish and all points between, the variety within will please any little builders wishing to breathe life into these creations. Some sprout horns, antlers or wings, others have extra eyes, mouths or appendages, all have personality. Printed on durable cardstock and die-cut, each toy is easy to assemble with no glue or scissors needed.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 24


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2018


$22.99
Paper Toys - Aliens

ISBN: 9781584237228

Author: Loulou & Tummie    Publisher: Gingko Press

The latest volume in the beloved Paper Toy series travels off-world to explore the possibilities of extra-terrestrial life and what forms they might take. From ...


The latest volume in the beloved Paper Toy series travels off-world to explore the possibilities of extra-terrestrial life and what forms they might take. From robotic crustaceans, to interstellar worms, fly-faced humanoids and gelatinous blobs, each model included is distinct and sure to stir the imagination. With wonderfully illustrated designs by the Dutch artistic duo, Loulou and Tummie, every alien has its own personality and charm. Printed on durable cardstock and die-cut, each toy is easy to assemble with no glue or scissors needed. Prepare to be invaded!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 24


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2018


$22.99
DUE > 20th Nov 2018
Making Poor Man's Guitars

ISBN: 9781565239463

Author: Shane Speal    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

In Making Poor Man's Guitars, Shane Speal, the "King of the Cigar Box Guitar," shows you how to build amazing musical instruments from found items! Learn how to...


In Making Poor Man's Guitars, Shane Speal, the "King of the Cigar Box Guitar," shows you how to build amazing musical instruments from found items! Learn how to build cigar box guitars and other musical instruments from found items Step-by-step instructions and over 300 photos The history of cigar box guitars and the golden age of blues and jazz Introduction from the New Orleans Museum of Jazz Author Shane Speal, an active roots music performer, is recognized as the creator of the modern cigar box guitar movement and known as the "King of the Cigar Box Guitar" Many books have been written about how to build cigar box guitars and other unique hand-made instruments... but few have touched on why. This book presents the authentic stories of American DIY music with step-by-step projects, photo studies of antique instruments, interviews with music legends, and historical accounts. Shane Speal, the "King of the Cigar Box Guitar," brings the making of music and musical instruments back to its roots. From a simple two-string tin can guitar to an electrified washtub bass, Shane shows how anyone can build amazing musical instruments from found items. Sidebars present the fascinating backstory of the music, capturing struggle, poverty, and the blues within the artistic side of cigar box guitar building. Featuring an introduction from the New Orleans Museum of Jazz, this DIY musical instrument book is as inspirational to read in the living room as it is in the workshop!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 204 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 08-10-2018


$39.99
Practical Weekend Projects For Woodworkers

ISBN: 9781504801065

Author: Phillip Gardener    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Build it yourself—in just two days! 35 practical projects that can each be made in just one weekend, for woodworkers with limited time Includes plans for shel...


Build it yourself—in just two days! 35 practical projects that can each be made in just one weekend, for woodworkers with limited time Includes plans for shelving, a bed, coffee tables, a gothic-style bathroom cabinet, a Shaker-style kitchen cabinet, an Adirondack chair, and more Step-by-step instructions, photographs, and exploded diagrams make these projects clear and easy to follow Projects use soft and hardwoods as well as man-made boards, and can be made using either hand or power tools Illustrated reference section on tools, techniques, and wood choices Practical Weekend Projects for Woodworkers offers dozens of exciting projects for a range of beautiful contemporary items, from shelves and storage units to birdhouses and bookends. Each project is designed to be simple to make while having a professional look, and can be made using either hand or power tools. Inside, you'll find plans, materials lists, and instructions to make tables, wardrobes, shelves, cupboards, a mailbox, a bathroom vanity, a privacy screen, and much more! With easy-to-follow instructions and how-to photographs, this book will provide practical advice and inspiration for both amateur and experienced woodworkers. Exploded diagrams and templates ensure precise results, and there's also a practical, illustrated reference section on tools, techniques, and wood choices. This book is intended for both the novice and those who have some basic skills and want to improve the scope and quality of their work. The newcomer will discover an insight into how to design and construct individual pieces of furniture for the home and garden—everything suggested as a project is both cost-effective and reasonably simple to achieve, using an absolute minimum of complicated joints or techniques—while a more experienced woodworker will pick up ideas about contemporary design, which you can then adapt to more advanced working methods, should you wish. It can be tough to find a great woodworking project that you can finish in just one weekend. But the straightforward, step-by-step projects in this book will keep any "weekend carpenter" happily busy for months!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 204 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 18-10-2018


$39.99
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