May / June 2020 (93)

New Bracelets : 400 contemporary jewellery designs

ISBN: 9788417412500

Author: Nicolas Estrada    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

Bracelets are the focus of this latest instalment of Nicolas Estrada's series on contemporary jewellery. This book confirms that auteur jewellery is currently f...


Bracelets are the focus of this latest instalment of Nicolas Estrada's series on contemporary jewellery. This book confirms that auteur jewellery is currently flourishing. This collection of bracelets that come from all over the world and showcase totally different styles will surprise readers with its freshness, diversity (with plenty of materials and approaches, such as classic gold, silver and precious stones, as well as paper, wood, plastic and resins) and colourfulness. This is a comprehensive selection of what is happening in the world of auteur jewellery right now and is part of our ongoing series which constitutes an overview on contemporary jewellery.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 250


Dimensions: 193 x 245 mm


Publication Date: 08-05-2020


$65.00
Carving and Painting Adorable Animals in Wood

ISBN: 9781497100831

Author: Desiree Hajny    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Adorable as they are advanced, this pattern book contains 12 woodcarving projects for a variety of animal shelf sitters. From pandas and foxes to raccoons, otte...


Adorable as they are advanced, this pattern book contains 12 woodcarving projects for a variety of animal shelf sitters. From pandas and foxes to raccoons, otters, and more, each design includes a pattern template, hair tract guide, and color chart for painting guidance. With helpful tips and notes throughout to capture a realistic yet playful essence of each animal, this is the perfect book for woodcarvers looking for challenges to hone their skills. Author Desiree Hajny is an award-winning woodcarver, instructor, and Woodcarving Illustrated contributor. She is also one of the founding members of the Caricature Carvers of America.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 152


Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 09-06-2020


$35.99
Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Whittling In The Wild

ISBN: 9781497100718

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Whittle in a way you never have before! Whittling in the Wild features more than 30 fun and exciting objects to make using a simple pocket knife, wood and a han...


Whittle in a way you never have before! Whittling in the Wild features more than 30 fun and exciting objects to make using a simple pocket knife, wood and a handful of household items. Learn all the basic techniques and safety precautions, then follow step-by-step instructions to whittle and carve a boat, parachute and so much more. With high-quality photography and expert tips throughout, each project also has its own smartphone QR code for access to video extras!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 178 x 228 mm


Publication Date: 09-06-2020


$35.99
Living With Wood

ISBN: 9780764359354

Author: Seri Robinson    Publisher: Schiffer Books

A great guide for budding wood workers, parents, and future wood scientists. For anyone who has ever used, owned, or been curious about wood of any kind, this g...


A great guide for budding wood workers, parents, and future wood scientists. For anyone who has ever used, owned, or been curious about wood of any kind, this guide offers a fantastic summary of the science behind the material's anatomy, chemistry, and general upkeep. With easy-to-understand descriptions, you'll never have difficulty deciding what wood to work with or how to clean your boarded floors again. Offering a general overview of the material, this guide's long list of topics includes best uses of wood in the home, finishing and coloring, woodworking machines, and unsafe woods. Get to know one of the most prevalent materials in your home, and use this guide to master any creative, cleaning, decorating, or furnishing projects you may have!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 177 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 28-05-2020


$69.99
Whittling In Your Free Time

ISBN: 9781497100701

Author: Tom Hindes    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

In continuation of the bestselling 20-Minute Whittling Projects, author, whittling artist, carving teacher, and Woodcarving Illustrated contributor Tom Hindes b...


In continuation of the bestselling 20-Minute Whittling Projects, author, whittling artist, carving teacher, and Woodcarving Illustrated contributor Tom Hindes brings you 16 more fast, easy, and fun whittling projects to complete in just one short sitting! With step-by-step instructions, high-quality photography, and a focus on the beginner-friendly flat plane style of whittling, you'll carve owls, elephants, wizards, gnomes, and even a pair of boots. Progressing from very simple to more challenging, each project is meant to encourage you along the rewarding and relaxing path of whittling and build your skills. Whether you're new to whittling or have been doing it for years and want to try a new method, this book is the go-to resource to keep on carving!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 12-05-2020


$29.99
Anatomy of a Tapestry

ISBN: 9780764359330

Author: Jean Pierre Larochette    Publisher: Schiffer Books

The history, legacy, and boundless creativity of weavers over the centuries is the base in this helpful guide for new weavers, seasoned tapestry artists, and en...


The history, legacy, and boundless creativity of weavers over the centuries is the base in this helpful guide for new weavers, seasoned tapestry artists, and enthusiasts. Tapestry weaving is an art form that has been around since antiquity, and these insights from renowned artist Jean Pierre Larochette offer 30 traditional techniques built upon weavers' centuries of work. A fourth-generation French Aubusson tapestry weaver, he gives us a glimpse into the multiple combinations, variations, and applications of techniques that form the art of the weaver. Each technique is exemplified by diagrams, woven models, and examples of possible ways of applying it. Expert Yadin Larochette shares theories and approaches to conservation, including new scientific research to help in the much-needed task of preserving these treasures of human creativity for centuries to come. Along with distilling traditional information on the art, this book's precise written instructions and clear visuals--together with its handy lay-flat binding--assist you in both creating and preserving your tapestries.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 279 x 215 mm


Publication Date: 28-05-2020


$100.00
Vintage Cardboard Crafting

ISBN: 9780764359651

Author: Anne Lardy    Publisher: Schiffer Books

Think beautiful antique boxes. Think vintage, monogrammed, art nouveaux, and just about any box that fits your needs. Add cardboard, fabric, tissue, lace button...


Think beautiful antique boxes. Think vintage, monogrammed, art nouveaux, and just about any box that fits your needs. Add cardboard, fabric, tissue, lace buttons, and other decorations. You are now on your journey to crafting and enjoying unique boxes that reflect your artistic flair. Keep them, use them, or give them as gifts. These personal creations will draw ohs and ahs and last for years to come. This practical guide offers step-by-step instructions, actual-size patterns, and over 200 images and diagrams. Easy-to-follow instructions will have beginners and seasoned makers constructing boxes for tea and biscuits, Japanese trinket bowls, work baskets, and more. Creating an elegant box has never been easier!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 88


Dimensions: 216 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 28-06-2020


$45.00
Super Simple Hand Lettering Projects

ISBN: 9781497204515

Author: Kiley Bennett    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

You love to letter and you have a favorite alphabet. Now, let your calligraphy skills shine and take your talent to the next level! Discover ways to hand letter...


You love to letter and you have a favorite alphabet. Now, let your calligraphy skills shine and take your talent to the next level! Discover ways to hand letter on a variety of different surfaces and materials in order to create amazing works of art, whether you want to gift, sell, or decorate your home. From lettering on fabric, wood, and chalkboards to digitizing your lettering and even lettering in 3D, create stunning Christmas ornaments, cake toppers, inspirational signs, and so much more. By the same author of the bestselling Super Simple Hand Lettering, Kiley Bennet, this is the ultimate source of inspiration for passionate hand letterers to keep going!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 217 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 22-05-2020


$35.99
The Anniversary Book

ISBN: 9781913159184

Author: Steve Palin    Publisher: Merlin Unwin Books

To have and to hold from this day forward; for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do pa...


To have and to hold from this day forward; for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part... Any couple who have stayed together happily over the years have much to celebrate. Steve Palin, author and artist of the bestselling book A Murmuration of Starlings, displays here which gifts, modern or traditional, mark which particular anniversary of 'staying together', from the romantic first to the romantic last... The symbols and themes of love are explained and beautifully illustrated - from flowers, gemstones, practical or luxurious gifts to large or small love tokens. In watercolours and words are the gifts you might like to give on your anniversary, for each passing year.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 143 x 168 mm


Publication Date: 30-04-2020


$26.99
Feng Shui

ISBN: 9780764358869

Author: Wu Xing    Publisher: Schiffer Books

In this informative and clearly illustrated guide to living in harmony with chi'i, the life-giving energy in and around us all, experts explain how to rebalance...


In this informative and clearly illustrated guide to living in harmony with chi'i, the life-giving energy in and around us all, experts explain how to rebalance the flow of energy to bring health, happiness, and good fortune into your life. An introduction to the ancient guiding principles of traditional Chinese Feng Shui explains how the five elements combine in the home and workplace with step-by-step instructions. Using simple illustrations and instructions, learn how to visualize the "invisible architecture" in your surroundings, both indoors and outside. Determine whether the Feng Shui is "good" or "bad" and how to use a Pa Tzu compass to discover lucky and unlucky directions.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 171 x 222 mm


Publication Date: 28-06-2020


$39.99
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