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Rolling a Kayak

ISBN: 9781565236455

Author: Ken Whiting    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Written for both whitewater and sea kayakers, this book provides novice kayakers with foundation skills and step-by-step instruction for the standard rolls, and...


Written for both whitewater and sea kayakers, this book provides novice kayakers with foundation skills and step-by-step instruction for the standard rolls, and experienced paddlers can learn how to execute advanced rolling techniques


Pages: 88


Dimensions: 230 x 229 x 7 mm


Publication Date: 01-04-2011


$34.99
Big Book of Christmas Ornaments and Decorations

ISBN: 9781565236066

Author: Editors of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Delightful Decorations and Gifts to Make with Your Scroll Saw



Create holiday masterpieces for the home, family and friends with the tri...


Delightful Decorations and Gifts to Make with Your Scroll Saw



Create holiday masterpieces for the home, family and friends with the tried-and-true scroll saw projects and patterns from the archives of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. This collection of holiday favourites features fretwork, compound-cuts, intarsia, and inlay projects for ornaments, wreaths, Santas, portraits, candleholders and more.



Big Book of Christmas Ornaments and Decorations also features a stunning gallery of work. Readers will gain information and inspiration from some of scrolling's leading experts including Judy Gale Roberts, Kathy Wise, Sue Mey, Paul Meisel, John Nelson, Theresa Ekdom, Tom Sevy, Volker Arnold, and more. There is a project inside Big Book of Christmas Ornaments and Decorations for everyone, from beginners to advanced craftsmen. With step-by-step instructions and colour photos, readers are guaranteed a very merry scrolling experience.



Some of the projects inside:

Vintage Fretwork Sleigh Scene

Poinsettia Wreath

Inlay Snowman Ornaments

12-Piece Intarsia Nativity Set

Christmas Card Tree


Bind: paperback


Pages: 159


Dimensions: 216 x 278 mm


Publication Date: 01-12-2011


$39.99
Handcarved Christmas

ISBN: 9781565236059

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Giving a hand-carved Christmas ornament or gift is as much fun as it is to make one. This compilation of favourite Christmas carving projects from the archives ...


Giving a hand-carved Christmas ornament or gift is as much fun as it is to make one. This compilation of favourite Christmas carving projects from the archives of Woodcarving Illustrated includes projects and patterns for delightful carvings made from clothespins, caricature ornaments, a Christmas stocking, whittled pencils that make great gifts, a folk art tree topper, an evergreen tree with painting instructions, lovely earrings and much more. And of course, there are many Santa projects as well.

Handcarved Christmas’s projects and patterns are from some of carving’s leading experts including Shawn Cipa, Floyd Rhadigan, Chris Pye, Don Dearolf, Rick Jensen, Robert Biermann, and Sandy Smith. There’s a project inside this Best of Woodcarving Illustrated collection for everyone, from beginners to advanced craftsmen. With step-by-step instructions and colour photos, readers are guaranteed a very merry carving experience.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 142


Dimensions: 216 x 278 mm


Publication Date: 01-12-2011


$39.99
Art of the Chicken Coop: A Fun and Essential Guide to Housing Your Peeps

ISBN: 9781565235427

Author: Chris Gleason    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Keeping chickens is a trend that just keeps on growing, even for city dwellers. With this book, today's modern farmer will find plans and construction technique...


Keeping chickens is a trend that just keeps on growing, even for city dwellers. With this book, today's modern farmer will find plans and construction techniques for making seven different chicken coops, along with interesting chicken facts and recipes for eggs. Experienced farmer, woodworker and author Chris Gleason's hip eye for design, combined with sound woodworking techniques make the coops both attractive and sturdy. Practical information such as how to properly size a coop and how to source reclaimed materials is included. Don't miss the authors 'tour de coop' where he visits coops from other backyard farmers to find out why they keep chickens and what lessons they have to share with others interested in doing so. This book offers a whimsical and fresh perspective that reflects today's backyard farmer.


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 190 x 229 x 11 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2011


$34.99
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
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
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