Craft & Hobbies (331)

Fresh Designs for Woodworking

ISBN: 9781565235373

Author: Thomas Haapapuro    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Written specifically for the woodworker seeking new adventures in the world of wood. Awaken your modern design aesthetic with 21 striking contemporary designs f...


Written specifically for the woodworker seeking new adventures in the world of wood. Awaken your modern design aesthetic with 21 striking contemporary designs for the home. The fusion of nature's elegant shapes and modern architecture's bold symmetry yields a dynamic and engaging collection of designs for scroll saw woodworking. Your imagination will be captured by the bold lines, sinuous curves, and captivating shapes of these dynamic pieces. Patterns, easy-to-understand instructions, and step-by-step photography make crafting these projects attainable, no matter your skill level. Perfect for beginners looking to progress their scroll saw abilities with interesting and compelling projects; learn the ropes of scroll sawing with seven step-by-step photo-illustrated instructional projects. Advanced woodworkers can master joinery, 3D cutting, and inlay with advanced projects such as Nesting Boxes, the Zigzag Business Card Holder, and the Flower Abstraction Wall Mirror. The chapter on designing your own patterns means you'll never again be without a project to create. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, no woodworker's library is complete without this dynamic book. Each completed project is a conversation piece, and you'll have a constant stream of visitors who won't be able to resist picking up these engaging works of art. Inside, find everything you need to create these exciting and dynamic projects?New York City Wall Art, Beautiful Branches Wall Art, Cat-shaped Mantle Clock, Retro Modern Wall Clock, Radial Design Box, Oak Leaf Box, Flower bud vases, Business card holders, Picture frames, And more!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2012


$39.99
Complete Beginner's Woodcarving Workbook

ISBN: 9781565237452

Author: Mary Duke Guldan    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

The ultimate resource for getting started in woodcarving! All you need to start a rewarding hobby in woodcarving is an x acto knife, some wood, and this book by...


The ultimate resource for getting started in woodcarving! All you need to start a rewarding hobby in woodcarving is an x acto knife, some wood, and this book by famed woodcarving instructor, Mary Duke Guldan. With illustrated instructions and detailed patterns, this book will guide you through every step. Select from any of the fully detailed projects for carving sun, dogs, cherub and others. Finishing tips are also included.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 56


Dimensions: 217 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 31-08-2012


$24.99
Handmade Music Factory

ISBN: 9781565235595

Author: Mike Orr    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Pages: 159


Dimensions: 216 x 280 x 15 mm


Publication Date: 01-01-2012


Tags: Music   Craft & Hobbies
$39.99
Woodcarving Magic

ISBN: 9781565235236

Author: Bjarne Jespersen    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Caution: Mind boggling woodcarving projects! If you thought carving the linked chain or the ball-in-cage was a challenge, get ready for Bjarne Jespersen and his...


Caution: Mind boggling woodcarving projects! If you thought carving the linked chain or the ball-in-cage was a challenge, get ready for Bjarne Jespersen and his mind-altering woodcarving projects! Bjarne is a master woodcarver from Denmark and has spent his life studying geometric form. In this book, he shares over 25 amazing designs and projects for woodcarving. From flat rings, to linked cages, to magic spheres and beyond--this is a book that will keep woodcarvers challenged for a long time! Each project includes detailed diagrams illustrating the carving process along with notes from the author about the composition and design. The book includes information about this tradition of woodcarving and a detailed appendix.


Pages: 127


Dimensions: 218 x 278 x 9 mm


Publication Date: 01-12-2011


$39.99
Knots You Need to Know

ISBN: 9781565235892

Author: John Kelsey    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

This title helps you learn the ropes to tying the best seaman knots, from basic to fancy rope work. It is a wonderfully illustrated guide to knot tying. Clear ...


This title helps you learn the ropes to tying the best seaman knots, from basic to fancy rope work. It is a wonderfully illustrated guide to knot tying. Clear step-by-step instructions will help the reader learn how to tie all the essential boating knots.


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 127 x 178 x 10 mm


Publication Date: 01-03-2012


$19.99
Building Projects for Backyard Farmers and Home Gardeners

ISBN: 9781565235434

Author: Chris Gleason    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

This is a practical and engaging guide to transforming an ordinary backyard into a productive farm. Step-by-step instructions are provided for 10 projects inclu...


This is a practical and engaging guide to transforming an ordinary backyard into a productive farm. Step-by-step instructions are provided for 10 projects including green houses, beehives, rabbit hutches, raised beds, potting sheds, trellises, fences, and more. Each detailed plan is accompanied by the author's clear, instructive drawings. More than just a manual, the book also offers entertaining and enlightening interviews with both experts and average Joe" farmers. We learn what motivates them to become backyard farmers and maybe even a couple of funny stories along the way."


Pages: 144


Publication Date: 01-05-2012


$39.99
Bird-Friendly Nest Boxes and Feeders

ISBN: 9781565236929

Author: Paul Meisel    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Bird-Friendly Nest Boxes and Feeders offers ten simple and classic designs for building traditional birdhouses and feeders, plus valuable insights on creating t...


Bird-Friendly Nest Boxes and Feeders offers ten simple and classic designs for building traditional birdhouses and feeders, plus valuable insights on creating the perfect backyard bird environment. More than just a set of plans, it covers how to attract the right kinds of birds and ensure that they will keep coming back.
This book includes complete plans for making basic, practical bird-welcoming structures, accompanied by patterns, illustrations and full colour photographs. Each project is perfect for individuals striving to create the most natural bird environment possible. Woodworkers from beginner to expert will find projects appropriate for their skill level.
This book provides pages of valuable information for keeping feathered visitors happy. From understanding the proper dimensions for a birdhouse, to choosing the right seed for attracting desired species, to learning how to keep squirrels away, the tips and tricks found here will help guide bird lovers to create a backyard oasis.
Readers will get valuable instructions on mounting techniques, types of paint to use, and cleaning tips, plus environmental insights and interesting avian trivia. This book stands out from ordinary birdhouse titles with technical detail on subjects like cavity size, proper hole size, and the ideal distance from hole to cavity floor.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 216 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 02-04-2012


$29.99
Big Book of Whittle Fun

ISBN: 9781565235205

Author: Chris Lubkemann    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Whittling is a fun past time for those just starting to carve, and those who have been carving for years. This book is filled with great little projects and gam...


Whittling is a fun past time for those just starting to carve, and those who have been carving for years. This book is filled with great little projects and games that are enjoyable to make and enjoyable to use


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 150 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 05-01-2012


$24.99
Simple Beginnings: Beading

ISBN: 9781574214154

Author: Suzann Sladcik Wilson    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Starting at the very beginning of the beading process, Simple Beginnings: Beading teaches you everything you need to know to become an accomplished beading arti...


Starting at the very beginning of the beading process, Simple Beginnings: Beading teaches you everything you need to know to become an accomplished beading artist. It leads you step-by-step through the basic tools, materials and techniques for creating unique bracelets, necklaces, watches, earrings and more.\n\nLearn the shapes, sizes, grades and materials of beads. Go inside the beader's toolbox to discover must-have tools and how to care for them. Become familiar with soldering, stringing materials, findings, and clasps. Get advice on organizing your workspace and displaying your creations. Detailed instructions and inspiring color photographs show how to successfully make wearable works of art. A wide range of projects is offered for all skill levels—beginners, intermediate beaders and advanced craft enthusiasts—so you will always have a new challenge on hand as your confidence increases


Pages: 96


$29.99
Essential Links for Wire Jewelry

ISBN: 9781574213454

Author: Lora Irish    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Use your favorite jewelry wire, from gold and silver to copper and bronze, to create stunning jewelry masterpieces to wear and enjoy. Learn how to use a handful...


Use your favorite jewelry wire, from gold and silver to copper and bronze, to create stunning jewelry masterpieces to wear and enjoy. Learn how to use a handful of tools and materials to produce fun and elegant pieces, simply by learning the basic steps. Internationally renowned artist and best-selling author Lora S. Irish will take you step-by-step through the creation of 300 different wire links that can be used over and over in countless combinations to form necklaces, earrings, and bracelets to enhance your wardrobe.\n\nThe basic skills are just the start. Once you have mastered the art of twisting and coiling your jewelry links, you can let your imagination run wild. Experiment with color, new shapes, and a combination of elements to make pieces that are truly your own. Ten projects are included to get you started and inspire your creativity.


Pages: 32


$19.99
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