Craft & Hobbies (357)

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
Teach Yourself Henna Tattoo

ISBN: 9781497200708

Author: Brenda Abdoyan    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Mehndi, also known as henna tattoo, is a traditional Middle Eastern art used to adorn the body for weddings and other special celebrations. Today, you can join ...


Mehndi, also known as henna tattoo, is a traditional Middle Eastern art used to adorn the body for weddings and other special celebrations. Today, you can join in the beauty and fun of mendhi with this simple book of patterns and instructions for the body and even home decor objects!\n\nInside, you will find a variety of original henna tatttoo patterns that can be applied to the hands, feet, belly and back. You'll also be interested in creating your own designs by following the simple instructions for the 5 basic henna shapes and learn how to combine them in a variety of ways to create exotic mendhi designs of your own.\n\nBut why stop there? Mendhi is a versitile art that can also be applied to wood, leather and other surfaces. Follow-along with the author as she shows how she creates one-of-a-kind designs for a wooden box, leather pouch, magnet, tea caddy and more.\n\nFilled with stunning photographs of beautiful henna tattoo, this book is sure to inspire


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 217 x 281 x 9 mm


Publication Date: 01-02-2012


$34.99
Make Your Own Ukulele

ISBN: 9781565235656

Author: Bill Plant    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

It's no wonder that the popularity of the ukulele is quickly rising. It's a versatile instrument that is easy to play - yet can also handle complex chord patter...


It's no wonder that the popularity of the ukulele is quickly rising. It's a versatile instrument that is easy to play - yet can also handle complex chord patterns. A good quality handmade ukulele has beautiful tone and is a delight to play, but also very expensive...unless you make your own! Inside this book readers will learn how to make two different ukuleles. For beginning woodworkers, a basic box-shaped ukulele is included. For those looking for a more sophisticated project, instructions are included for making a professional grade soprano ukulele. Detailed woodworking plans, instructions and demonstration photographs are included for both projects. Basic information for tuning, setup and playing your new ukulele are also included. Sidebars, tips and trivia add personality and a bit of fun to this great project book.


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 216 x 279 x 6 mm


Publication Date: 01-02-2012


Tags: Craft & Hobbies   Music
$29.99
18th Century Furniture

ISBN: 9781565236080

Author: Kelsey, John    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Pages: 176


Dimensions: 229 x 190 mm


Publication Date: 01-01-2011


$34.99
How to Make Bookshelves & Bookcases

ISBN: 9781565234581

Author: American Woodworker    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Pages: 160


Dimensions: 191 x 229 x 17 mm


Publication Date: 01-01-2011


$34.99
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