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Turning Wood

Richard Raffan demonstrates the moves that are so important to skillful woodturning. Then he leads you through six useful projects from his companion book, Turning Wood with Richard Raffan. You will learn about: Techniques sharpening stance and movement gouge exercises skew exercises centerwork techniques facework techniques and Projects tool handle light-pull knob scoop box breadboard bowl

Threads Sewing Guide

Readers who love to sew - especially those who know Threads magazine - will have to have this definitive sewing encyclopedia. An incomparable collection of the best sewing information available, Threads Sewing Guide promises to explain, with trademark thoroughness, the full range of garment sewing techniques. Threads Sewing Guide covers all the bases for anyone who delights in sewing: tools ...

Your First Workshop

A bewildering variety of tools, clever marketing copy, and lack of knowledge can lead even the most determined new woodworker to make many unnecessary purchases, causing frustration or retreat. Written for true beginners, Your First Shop offers inspiration and encouragement, guiding readers toward smart tool choices by providing realistic, reliable information. Best-selling author Aimé ...

Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in Sweden

Another unforgettable collection from Kaffe Fassett. Quilters – and anyone who loves design – will want to own Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in Sweden. Here, in brilliant style, it showcases 20 of his latest quilts against the stark interior of Stockholm’s Skansen Museum – the perfect background for enjoying their intricate design. Vibrant works of art pop off the page. Each year, Kaffe and his team ...

The Very Efficient Carpenter

Here's your chance to become a more efficient carpenter. Larry Haun has been a production framer for more than 35 years and a teacher of apprentices for more than 20. In this book, Haun shows you, step by step, all the techniques he uses to frame a basic house, from laying down the sills to cutting the rafters. You'll learn about: cutting and installing posts and girders joisting and sheathing ...

The Big Book of Socks

Welcome to Kathleen Taylor's latest knitting extravaganza - a sock party in a book! The author of the best-selling Knit One, Felt Too and I Heart Felt is back with everything you ever wanted to know about socks, with 75 patterns to prove it. The Big Book of Socks is chock full of Kathleen Taylor's fun and fabulous designs for knitters of all ages and skill levels. There's something for everyone ...

Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Tablesaws

From the most basic techniques to the most advanced procedures, here's the ultimate owner's manual for anyone who uses a tablesaw. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced user, you'll find all the valuable tips and step-by-step advice you need to master ripping, crosscutting, joint making, and shaping. All made so much easier to learn -- and put into action -- by over 600 useful photos and ...

The Complete Book of Polymer Clay

If crafts are big, then clay is colossal. From pins and pendants to bracelets, buttons, and embellishments, crafters of all ages are embracing the creativity that polymer clay inspires. The Complete Book of Polymer Clay is an encyclopedic book by renowned expert Lisa Pavelka includes the latest techniques, handy tips, and trade secrets. Pavelka presents a sweeping overview of materials, how-to ...

All New Building Decks

All pros on deck in the completely new edition of All New Building Decks. It’s the ideal time to start thinking about your deck – either the one you already have that you want to fix up, or the one that you’ve been dreaming of building. Either way, All New Building Decks – the hot-off-the-press new edition of the bestselling favorite – will walk you through the steps, materials, and do’s and ...

Fine Machine Sewing Revised Edition

This beautiful reference book makes advanced finishing styles accessible to all levels of sewers. Hundreds of color photos and illustrations demonstrate tools, techniques, and tips, as well as completed garments. Fine Machine Sewing provides confidence and inspiration to home sewers looking to expand their repertoire.

Turning Bowls with Richard Raffan

The worlds pre-eminent woodturning teacher provides everything you need to know to turn bowls. Richard Raffan draws upon his 30 plus years of experience to lead you through the key elements -- from planning to completion. With the help of detailed text and step-by-step photos, Raffan covers wood and tool selection, design advice, surface embellishment and finishing techniques. For the more ...

Hardwood Floors

Capes

Featuring over 20 case studies of updated Cape Cod homes and Capes built from scratch, this book is generously illustrated with inspiring original color photos and before-and-after floor plans. 395 photos, 280 in color.

Wiring Complete 3rd Edition

The title says it all! Wiring Complete, 3rd Edition, covers everything homeowners need to know about practically any wiring scenario imaginable, from simple switches to outdoor lighting. Updated to the latest code. Co-authored by two well-known experts in the field, this second edition of the original best seller has been updated to the latest electrical code (NEC, 2017). And there’s more ...

Building Fireplace Mantels

The attractive and distinctive fireplace mantels in Building Fireplace Mantels will inspire homeowners to undertake one of the most popular renovation projects in the home. Step-by-step instructions, cutlists and excellent process photography and illustrations will make this book appeal to woodworkers with varying degrees of expertise.