Fox Chapel Publishing (218)

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
The Complete Book of Woodcarving

ISBN: 9781565232921

Author: Everett Ellenwood    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

From making the first cut to applying the finish, this comprehensive reference details every aspect of woodcarving. All the essentials are covered for beginning...


From making the first cut to applying the finish, this comprehensive reference details every aspect of woodcarving. All the essentials are covered for beginning woodworkers, such as how to choose appropriate woods; how to set up a wood shop; how to select, use, and sharpen tools; and how to perform fundamental techniques, such as the push cut, pull cut, stop cut, and slicing cut. General carving styles, from classical to whimsical to rustic, are also covered, as are the basic steps of power carving. Eight projects designed to help newer woodworkers build proficiency and a handy resource section round out this fully illustrated, must-have resource for woodcarvers.


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 216 x 280 x 17 mm


Publication Date: 01-10-2008


$59.99
Illustrated Guide to Sewing: Couture Techniques: The Home Sewing Guide to Creating Designer Looks

ISBN: 9781565235342

Author: Peg Couch    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Pages: 208


Dimensions: 190 x 229 x 10 mm


Publication Date: 01-02-2011


$45.00
Illustrated Guide To Sewing: Garment Construction: A Complete Course on Making Clothing for Fit and Fashion

ISBN: 9781565235090

Author: Peg Couch    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Pages: 320


Dimensions: 190 x 229 x 10 mm


Publication Date: 01-02-2011


$39.99
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