Craft & Hobbies (331)

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
Orchids Handbook

ISBN: 9781620083055

Author: Michael Tibbs    Publisher: Companion House

Welcome to the Fascinating World of Orchids Growing orchids has never been more popular. Here is everything you always wanted to know about growing and caring ...


Welcome to the Fascinating World of Orchids Growing orchids has never been more popular. Here is everything you always wanted to know about growing and caring for orchids, packed into one fascinating, easy-to-use volume. Orchids Handbook provides the beginner with commonsense advice on getting started with orchids, understanding the basics of orchid biology, caring for orchids in variety of settings (for example in the house, under a shade cloth or in the greenhouse) and mastering techniques for repotting, dividing and growing from seed. The second part of the book offers a comprehensive and well-illustrated plant directory of 40 popular varieties, covering all the major orchid families and their characteristics, with advice on choosing the plant that is right for your climate conditions. This useful handbook also covers pests and diseases and everything you need to know to enter your orchids in competition. Inside Orchids Handbook Practical guide to growing and caring for orchids. Well-illustrated plant directory of 40 orchid species and types. Covers all of the major orchid families. Comprehensive advice on care and cultivation, from getting started to repotting, dividing, growing from seed, and dealing with pests and diseases. How to choose the right orchid for any climate condition and establish a collection. Everything you need to know to enter your orchids in competition.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 178 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 16-11-2018


$39.99
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
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