Craft & Hobbies (442)

Woodburning Projects and Patterns for Beginners

ISBN: 9781497100855

Author: Minisa Robinson    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

The author measured original Stickley furniture pieces to create these detailed plans, not available from any other source. The author is a Master Cabinet Maker...


The author measured original Stickley furniture pieces to create these detailed plans, not available from any other source. The author is a Master Cabinet Maker and Executive Editor at Popular Woodworking Magazine. Intermediate woodworkers can use these plans to build authentic replicas of valuable period pieces at low cost. The ongoing renaissance of the Craftsman style has already lasted longer than the original period, and is here to stay. Furniture making is part of the fastest growing category -- "woodcrafts" -- in the $31 billion craft industry.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 136


Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 14-07-2020


$39.99
Making Toys (Revised Edition)

ISBN: 9781497101166

Author: Roger Schroeder    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

A complete guide to making wooden toys and trucks! Learn from skilled woodworkers Sam Martin and Roger Schroeder as they walk you through a featured Peterbilt t...


A complete guide to making wooden toys and trucks! Learn from skilled woodworkers Sam Martin and Roger Schroeder as they walk you through a featured Peterbilt truck tractor project with step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photography. Once completed, detailed woodworking plans for a Ford Model A pickup, a 1932 Buick sedan, a flatbed trailer, and a van trailer are also provided for you to accomplish on your own! Each project contains measured drawings and parts lists. Perfect for intermediate to advanced scroll sawyers and woodworkers looking to practice their skills and create vintage cars and toys, Making Toys: Heirloom Cars & Trucks in Wood is an excellent source of inspiration for all to enjoy.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 216 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 08-09-2020


$39.99
Pyrography Style Handbook

ISBN: 9781497100138

Author: Lora S. Irish    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

A must-have resource for any beginner or intermediate pyrographer, this is a comprehensive guide to all of the major styles used in pyrography. Including 31 fin...


A must-have resource for any beginner or intermediate pyrographer, this is a comprehensive guide to all of the major styles used in pyrography. Including 31 finished samples and line art, author and respected pyrography artist Lora Irish provides step-by-step instructions for each art style, from silhouettes, engraving, and cross hatching to pointillism, realism, pencil shading, and texture stroke painting. From this book, you'll be given the chance to work, experiment, and experience some of the major art styles that you can use with any pattern or design. You'll be able to realize which style offers the most comfort and the best results, and what's the most controllable so you can become a consistent master! Learn essential skills and techniques from a leading expert in the field, and discover how style affects the image to expand your artistic range.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 200


Dimensions: 216 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 08-09-2020


$39.99
ArchiPop

ISBN: 9780764360343

Author: Dominique Ehrhard    Publisher: Schiffer Books

Architecture and culture combine for a truly unique building experience! A complete kit guides you through building infinite "archipop" buildings representing p...


Architecture and culture combine for a truly unique building experience! A complete kit guides you through building infinite "archipop" buildings representing pop culture's influence on how the world is constructed around us. Inspired by artist Hundertwasser, this box has 10 cardboard sheets containing more than 85 pieces to detach and assemble. Complete with a booklet presenting 16 original models to reproduce easily with the help of step-by-step directions and unlimited possibilities to create freely with the use of your imagination!


Bind: stationery


Pages: 16


Dimensions: 222 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 20-10-2020


$55.00
Marbling - Practical Modern Techniques

ISBN: 9780764360817

Author: Freya Scott    Publisher: Schiffer Books

Throughout marbling's long history, people have been captivated by both its apparent simplicity and its extraordinary complexity. Get to know and enjoy marbling...


Throughout marbling's long history, people have been captivated by both its apparent simplicity and its extraordinary complexity. Get to know and enjoy marbling's beauty in this guide from paper artist Freya Scott, whose enthusiasm for the craft is highly contagious. As Freya explains the wide range of the art's possibilities and how to make them come to life in your work, beginners will learn the craft from square one, while advanced marblers will find many new ideas and directions for expanding their skills. Learn how to size and prepare various papers, choose color palettes, and make patterns, while being inspired by photos of dozens of beautiful marbled artworks. Throughout, try step-by-step projects. Learn how to marble with gouache and with acrylic; a special section covers marbling on fabric. Freya shares the personal experiences that have shaped her marbling career (for example, she learned marbling thanks to a debilitating illness) and the ways marbling can become a source of your best creativity. As she explains, although marbling is a simple concept, there are so many variables that the adventure never ends. This absorbing guide offers you the art and science you need to take marbling as far as you want to go.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 228 x 228 mm


Publication Date: 20-10-2020


$59.99
Paper Joy For Every Room

ISBN: 9780764360558

Author: Laure Farion    Publisher: Schiffer Books

What's the most fun way to add new creative touches to your living space? As followers of Laure Farion's brand PapierPapierPapier know, the answer is paper! Her...


What's the most fun way to add new creative touches to your living space? As followers of Laure Farion's brand PapierPapierPapier know, the answer is paper! Here are 15 stylish, joyful paper projects to decorate every room in the house. Take advantage of paper's inexpensive charms and Laure's lighthearted designs to make your spaces more stylish, more creative, and more colorful. With this book, your favorite papers, and a few basic household items like scissors and a ruler, you can add beautiful touches to the kitchen, the kids' rooms, adults' bedrooms, the office, and even the yard or balcony. Make a paper headboard for your bed and a sweet coin bank for the kids' room; create a cuckoo clock or an amazing paper houseplant. A tropical cabin nestled in a potted fern? Why not! Every craft lover will find that with these 15 basic patterns, and Laure's tips and tricks for getting the 3-D effects just the way you want them, the paper-crafting future is unlimited.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 209 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 20-10-2020


$49.99
Learn to Draw Realistic Animals with Pen & Marker

ISBN: 9781497204782

Author: D L Miller    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Capture the hard shell of a turtle, the straggly hair of a llama, and the coarse skin of an iguana! With Learn to Draw Realistic Animals with Pen & Marker, aspi...


Capture the hard shell of a turtle, the straggly hair of a llama, and the coarse skin of an iguana! With Learn to Draw Realistic Animals with Pen & Marker, aspiring artists will learn how to draw extremely detailed animal portraits using affordable felt tip pens and markers. Both beginning and experienced artists will practice drawing 26 amazing animals from A to Z and all of their unique features and textures, including elephants, frogs, koalas, sloths, narwhals, and more. With step-by-step instructions and illustrations, drawing techniques include stippling, cross-hatching, and more to create tons of realistic details. Also included with each drawing project are reference photos and fun facts pertaining to each animal!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 216 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 13-10-2020


$34.99
Learn to Carve Gnomes Trolls and Mythical Creatures

ISBN: 9781497101128

Author: Sara Barraclough    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

A woodcarving book devoted solely to magical little gnomes and other charming creatures! The perfect source of inspiration for beginning and experienced whittle...


A woodcarving book devoted solely to magical little gnomes and other charming creatures! The perfect source of inspiration for beginning and experienced whittlers and carvers alike, Learn to Carve Gnomes, Trolls, and Mythical Creatures boasts a menagerie of 15 woodcarving projects that range in difficulty from easy to more challenging. With complete plans and step-by-step instructions and photography, use just one knife to carve charismatic characters and objects, from a mushroom house, unicorn, and gnome to a wizard, dragon, fairy, cauldron, and much more. Sara Barraclough is a master carver and a regular contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated Magazine, as well as the author of the incredibly charming Weekend Whittling Projects.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 104


Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 13-10-2020


$34.99
Creating Scrap Blocks With Character

ISBN: 9781947163423

Author: Olesya Lebedenko    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Create adorable scrap blocks like you've never seen! This one-of-a-kind scrap block pattern book features 60 fresh and modern patchwork block character patterns...


Create adorable scrap blocks like you've never seen! This one-of-a-kind scrap block pattern book features 60 fresh and modern patchwork block character patterns, including charming baby dragons, raccoons, elephants, lions, bunnies, foxes, and more. Ranging from traditional paper piecing sewing to a whimsical drawing and sewing technique, each scrap block pattern template is easy-to-use and includes step-by-step instructions and illustrations. Author and artist Olesya Lebedenko's modern style brings a breath of fresh air to the quilting world with her charismatic animal designs that are completely original and unlike anything you've ever seen before, making this project guide a must-have for passionate quilters and hobbyists!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 112


Dimensions: 216 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 13-10-2020


$34.99
Whittling Flat-Plane Animals

ISBN: 9781497101159

Author: James Miller    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

This approachable method of carving is the perfect starting point for beginners to fall in love with woodcarving, or for experienced carvers to try something ne...


This approachable method of carving is the perfect starting point for beginners to fall in love with woodcarving, or for experienced carvers to try something new! Featuring 15 wood animal projects that focus on the flat-plane style of woodcarving, each design has little to no rounded edges and can be accomplished in just one day. From rabbits, ravens, and mountain goats to polar bears, sheep, reindeer, and more, learn the super simple Scandinavian flat-plane techniques, further your skills, and discover a new favorite carving method! Author James Miller is an award-winning Scandinavian carver and a contributor to the acclaimed Woodcarving Illustrated magazine.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 06-10-2020


$34.99
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