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Chris Pye's Woodcarving Course & Reference Manual: A Beginner's Guide to Traditional Techniques

ISBN: 9781565234567

Author: Chris Pye    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Akin to having a one-on-one carving course with a master carver, this resource--a collection of tips and tricks honed over many years--mentors newcomers and ser...


Akin to having a one-on-one carving course with a master carver, this resource--a collection of tips and tricks honed over many years--mentors newcomers and serious beginning woodcarvers alike. A comprehensive guide for those who want to learn carving, this manual provides a handful of lessons, including how to choose the best woods, safe tool-handling tips, making cuts, and executing a variety of techniques. The careful step-by-step instructions that are explained in a warm conversational voice help novice crafters find quick success and encouragement as they work on a number of carving motifs and three projects for both relief and in-the-round styles. For serious beginners eager to know more about a timeless craft, this go-to reference provides an answer to every question.


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 218 x 281 x 10 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2010


$39.99
Tie-Dye 101

ISBN: 9781574213898

Author: Sulfiati Harris    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

How to make over 20 fabulous patterns.

Tie-dye is an adventure every time. Express your creativity with vibrant stripes, spirals, swirls, sunbursts...


How to make over 20 fabulous patterns.

Tie-dye is an adventure every time. Express your creativity with vibrant stripes, spirals, swirls, sunbursts and more. Inside you'll learn the secrets of making your own brilliantly-coloured designs, using fade-resistant, easy-to-apply cold water dyes and popular tie-dyeing techniques.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 19


Dimensions: 217 x 281 x 3 mm


Publication Date: 06-01-2014


$17.99
Joy of Zentangle

ISBN: 9781574214277

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Reduce stress and increase creativity with the relaxing art of Zentangle.

Inside this book you will learn the basic theory of Zentangle and find ins...


Reduce stress and increase creativity with the relaxing art of Zentangle.

Inside this book you will learn the basic theory of Zentangle and find instructions for drawing more than 100 tangles from certified Zentangle teachers. This beautiful book is filled with examples of Zentangle tiles and Zentangle-inspired art, as well as Zentangle craft projects and compelling stories from those who have improved their well-being through Zentangle. All you need is a pen, paper, and this book to get you started on your Zentangle journey.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 159


Dimensions: 192 x 230 x 10 mm


Publication Date: 31-12-2013


$44.99
Woodworking : Techniques & Projects for the First-Time Woodworker

ISBN: 9781565238015

Author: John Kelsey    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Woodworking is a useful and enjoyable skill that anyone can learn. If you've ever wished you knew how to make things out of wood, this book is the perfect place...


Woodworking is a useful and enjoyable skill that anyone can learn. If you've ever wished you knew how to make things out of wood, this book is the perfect place to start. You'll be amazed at how simple it is to build fun and practical wooden items as you work through the easy lessons inside. Each of the woodworking projects in this book can be completed in just a few hours. Designed to teach basic woodworking skills, they require only ordinary lumber and simple hand and power tools that you may already own. Each new project builds on what you learned before, allowing you to become more self-confident as your skills increase.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 112


Dimensions: 217 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 14-01-2014


$29.99
How To Make Outdoor & Garden Furniture

ISBN: 9781565237650

Author: American Woodworker    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Stylish, well-designed outdoor furniture is the crowning beauty of a charming property. Enjoy outdoor living to the fullest with these functional and decorative...


Stylish, well-designed outdoor furniture is the crowning beauty of a charming property. Enjoy outdoor living to the fullest with these functional and decorative furniture projects for deck, patio, yard and garden.
From Adirondack chairs, patio bars and picnic tables to showcase Victorian trellises and planters, the experts at American Woodworker provide complete plans and instructions for building great-looking pieces that will beautify your outdoor space. Expert advice on finishing and varnishing ensures that your durable wooden furniture will stand up to the elements for years to come.
How to Make Outdoor & Garden Furniture offers 23 do-it-yourself projects for both novice and experienced woodworkers. Superb step-by-step photographs and excellent working drawings help ensure success for both amateur and experienced builders. Each project takes from just a few hours to a weekend to complete, making this book an ideal resource for transforming your outdoor décor.

Inside you'll find expert guidance for making outdoor furniture:

" Step-by-step Color Photographs and Detailed Working Drawings
" Technical Advice on Finishes and Varnishes
" 23 Well-Designed Projects, including tables, benches, chairs, a patio bar, and ornamental trellises and planters


Bind: paperback


Pages: 158


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 01-01-2013


$45.99
Woodcarving : Techniques & Projects for the First-Time Carver

ISBN: 9781565238008

Author: Everett Ellenwood    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Carving things from wood is easy and lots of fun. This book is the perfect place to start learning an enjoyable hobby that lasts a lifetime. With just a few sim...


Carving things from wood is easy and lots of fun. This book is the perfect place to start learning an enjoyable hobby that lasts a lifetime. With just a few simple tools, a piece of wood, and the skills you'll acquire here, you'll be on your way to creating wonderful keepsakes and hand-carved gifts. The do-it-yourself projects inside take only a few hours to complete. Designed to build basic woodcarving skills, each lesson teaches you something new, and raises your confidence as you learn to transfer patterns, use carving tools, and finish wood. In addition, you'll discover how to work safely, pick the right wood, and sharpen and care for your tools.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 136


Dimensions: 217 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 14-01-2014


$29.99
Jay Shafer's DIY Book of Backyard Sheds & Tiny Houses

ISBN: 9781565238169

Author: Jay Shafer    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Good things do come in small packages. Just ask internationally recognised small living expert Jay Shafer. His small buildings have appeared on CNN, Oprah, Fine...


Good things do come in small packages. Just ask internationally recognised small living expert Jay Shafer. His small buildings have appeared on CNN, Oprah, Fine Homebuilding, and This Old House. Ranging in size from 100 to 120 square feet, these tiny backyard buildings can be used as guest cottages, art or writing studios, home offices, craft workshops, vacation retreats, or full-time residences.

Filled with photos, elevation drawings, and door/window schedules for six Box Bungalows, this book includes extensive how-to instructions that can be applied to any backyard building project. These handsome little buildings are filled with interesting and practical details including real doors, windows, and skylights. With extra design attention to energy and space efficiency, these tiny houses can help us on the road to a sustainable world.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 142


Dimensions: 220 x 280 x 10 mm


Publication Date: 31-12-2013


$39.99
Craft Projects for Minecraft and Pixel Art Fans

ISBN: 9781574219661

Author: Choly Knight    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Minecraft*, a game that thrives on the player's creativity and imagination, is hugely popular among all ages, and with this book you can bring the game to life ...


Minecraft*, a game that thrives on the player's creativity and imagination, is hugely popular among all ages, and with this book you can bring the game to life in 15 amazing projects. The game's pixel-style graphics make it easy for anyone of any age or skill level to make cool crafts that look like they popped right out of the computer screen. With just simple and easy-to-find supplies and tools, you'll learn to transform the landscape, the objects, and the creatures of the game into physical creations. The pixel graphics are a cinch to customize too, so with the projects and the techniques presented in this book, you'll still get all the creative freedom you are accustomed to in the game. Come create whatever you can imagine!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 216 x 277 mm


Publication Date: 15-07-2014


$17.99
Friendship Bracelets All Grown Up

ISBN: 9781574218664

Author: Suzanne McNeill    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Add instant eco chic street fashion to any outfit with boho bracelets! Get that trendy bohemian look with bountiful, bright colors on your arms and wrists. Insi...


Add instant eco chic street fashion to any outfit with boho bracelets! Get that trendy bohemian look with bountiful, bright colors on your arms and wrists. Inside you'll find dozens of stylish designs and easy techniques for making beautiful bracelets with embroidery floss and hemp. Friendship Bracelets All Grown Up offers fresh ideas for expressing yourself with the texture and beauty of intricate knotwork. You'll find cool patterns here for making chevrons, stripes, waves, diamonds, and more, with step by step instructions for each knot pattern. Gorgeous color photographs illustrate variations in every style, from classic and natural to playful and eclectic. Stack your bracelets for a boho arm party, and embellish them with beads and buttons. Learn how to make inexpensive hemp jewelry in fun colors, inspired by laidback hippie vibes. Transform ordinary friendship bracelets from middle school memories to chic contemporary pieces you'll be proud to wear. Whether you're going bohemian, mod, or all out fashionista, Friendship Bracelets All Grown Up will help you to create exactly the look you want.


Bind: paperback


Dimensions: 217 x 275 mm


Publication Date: 24-06-2014


$17.99
Illustrated Guide to Sewing: Tailoring: A Complete Course on Making a Professional Suit

ISBN: 9781565235113

Author: Peg Couch    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Learn to make a classically tailored suit that fits perfectly and will never go out of style with this step-by-step guide. From selecting the fabric to the fin...


Learn to make a classically tailored suit that fits perfectly and will never go out of style with this step-by-step guide. From selecting the fabric to the final fit, readers will be guided through the entire process of making pants and jackets for men and women. The book includes over 200 color-coded diagrams that clearly depict the construction process.


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 190 x 229 x 14 mm


Publication Date: 01-03-2011


$45.00
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