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The New Prayer Shawl Companion

There's something extraordinary about a handmade shawl and the sense of warmth, love, and support in which it wraps the wearer, especially during hard times. As our world unravels in various ways, caring circles of knitters are stitching together blessings--in the form of prayer shawls--to send to friends and strangers in need. The New Prayer Shawl Companion the latest book in the best-selling ...

The Art of Fabric Collage

Turning Boxes

Although there are some books on turned projects, there have been none devoted solely to turned boxes. That is up until now. This informative book is for woodturners interested in adding new skills and ideas to their work through the turning of boxes. This project book begins with basic design considerations and the tools and equipment needed. The projects range from simple boxes to the more ...

Couture Sewing: The Couture Cardigan Jacket

Make this signature jacket for yourself. Coco Chanel’s designs have captivated the imaginations of fashion lovers for generations. Now, with The Couture Cardigan Jacket, home sewers can create their own high-fashion jackets with the impeccable look and fine detailing of the iconic original. Renowned instructor Claire B. Shaeffer reveals designer secrets.This book and DVD set provides you with ...

Drywall: Hanging and Taping

This revised version of Drywall gives readers information on new tools and materials and techniques that Myron has field-tested since the last revision in 2008. For the first time the book also includes a bound-in DVD with tips and techniques for hassle-free drywall installation. Drywall, 4th Edition, offers the very latest information with the familiar easy-to-use format that made the first ...

150 Things to Make with Roast Chicken

What do you do with a roast chicken? Sauté it, sauce it, stew it, slaw it. Simmer it in soup. Toss it in a salad. Roll it in a wrap. Cook it in a cozy casserole. Boston chef Tony Rosenfeld celebrates everyone's favorite bird, from his spins on homey classics (Grandma Pauline's Chicken Paprikash) to snazzy sophisticates (Summery Italian Chicken Salad with Fennel & Pears). First you take a ...

Graphic Guide to Frame Construction

If you’re in need of info on framing construction, look no further. This newly revised and updated edition of our classic visual handbook is loaded with up-to-date code information, the latest material advice, and detailed construction methods. Building on the success of earlier editions--which have sold hundreds of thousands of copies—accomplished architect and teacher Rob Thallon delivers on ...

Graphic Guide to Site Construction

Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking

Through these three classic volumes, it's easy to see why we and woodworkers the world over consider Tage Frid a most cherished woodworking icon. His passion has inspired countless enthusiasts and even shaped the course of the craft today. In this limited-edition set (only 10,000 copies have been printed), the dean of American woodworking teachers brings to your shop more than half a century of ...

Fine Embellishment Techniques

Fanciful Folk Art Coloring Book

Unwind and escape into another time and place with Fanciful Folk Art. Adult coloring books are so popular right now and there are excellent reasons why: they help relieve stress, they provide a great creative outlet, and--perhaps most importantly—they are fun! This coloring book is a whimsical collection of 47 detailed drawings. Choose between: woodland scenes animals in nature village ...

Turn a Bowl with Ernie Conover

Bowl turning is becoming increasingly popular as a hobby and a way to reconnect with a traditional craft. Ernie Conover is a master turner who has turned his experience teaching this activity to hundreds of people into a practical, easy-to-read guide. This book provides basic instructions to get aspiring turners directly to their goal of creating a pleasing bowl. Along the way, he shows how ...

Swedish Carving Techniques

For all those looking for this much sought-after handbook, the wait is over. Originally published in 1990 and out of print for almost 10 years, Swedish Carving Techniques by Wille Sundqvist has enjoyed cult status among carvers and craftsmen and is widely considered the bible of spoon carvers.  Now a brand-new issue - just like the 1990 version - can be yours directly from The Taunton Press, the ...

Great Workshops from Fine Woodworking

Imagine a workplace where lumber is easy to handle, the air is clean, the temperature is right, every tool is close at hand, and work flows smoothly from station to station. Now you can find everything you need to create your dream workshop in this valuable collection of articles from Fine Woodworking magazine. In a single volume, you'll explore a carefully selected compilation of the very best ...

Knitting for Him

You've knit for yourself, knit for the kids, knit for the house...now knit for the men. In Knitting for Him you'll find patterns both of you will like. Designed to keep him warm, you'll find plans for sweaters, hats, vests and more. The 30 fun and fashionable pieces outlined in Knitting for Him are filled with detailed instruction from the experts at Rowan. Any number of the projects will ...