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Trim

Even if you’re the most entry-level do-it-yourselfer, you will find Stanley Trim: A Homeowner’s Guide to be a comprehensive guide that offers authoritative, reliable information to empower you to tackle any trim carpentry project with confidence. Chock full with 600 photographs. Author Steve Cory guides the homeowner toward installing window or door trim, upgrading baseboard and crown molding, ...

Foundations & Concrete Work

Written by seasoned builders from across the country, this revised edition of Foundations & Concrete Work features 17 new articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine, all focused on helping builders form and pour the absolute highest-quality foundations. more than 375 on-the-job photos and drawings 272 pages chock-full of advice, tips, and tricks from the world's most foremost home building ...

Blanket Chests

No project has more universal appeal among woodworkers at every skill level than the blanket chest. It’s a simple form — essentially a large box with a lid — and yet it can be complex, elaborate, and intricately detailed. This collection of 30 original designs by artisans from around the globe illustrates the versatility of the chest, one of the oldest forms of furniture. Blanket Chests opens ...

Bathroom Upgrades

Create your dream bathroom. Here’s your guide: Bathroom Upgrades, from the editors of Fine Homebuilding, provides all the advice you need to remodel a bathroom of any size or shape, on any budget. This completely new edition takes you through every step of the process. It covers how to: Choose the best materials for your bathroom Design for optimal storage Create a room that gets the best ...

Wire Jewelry Masterclass

This comprehensive guide to working with wire, focusing on the intricate skills of weaving, binding, coiling, and layering, will inspire all levels of jewelry-maker. The 24 projects, ranging from elegant pendants to earrings, rings, brooches, and bracelets, will appeal to a wide range of tastes and are grouped into beginner, intermediate, and advanced sections. Abby’s experience running ...

Curvy Girl Crochet

Full-figured women who love to crochet will rejoice in this fun, fresh, and pretty new book, Curvy Girl Crochet: 25 Patterns that Fit and Flatter. Instead of making adjustments to “average-size' patterns, this exciting guide celebrates larger women with 25 original crochet patterns designed specifically in plus sizes. Pullovers, sweaters, wraps, and more—every wardrobe staple you can think of is ...

When Bad Things Happen to Good Knitters

The 411 on knitting 911s, here to rescue you! You know how it goes. You’re happily knitting a sweater or a blanket and just when you think it’s smooth sailing to the finish line, you realize you totally dropped a stitch or…the neck hole is too small or…who knows what! Hey, you’re human; mistakes like these happen. And the more proficient a knitter you are, the more elaborate the mistakes can be. ...

Beautiful Boxes

Build your skills and knowledge of woodworking. Beautiful Boxes: Design and Technique is perfect for the beginner to intermediate woodworker. Each chapter features a new box design—ranging from simple to complex as you work through the book with each one illustrating a key design principle:HarmonyRhythmTextureContrast The beauty of wooden boxes. Building a wooden box is one of the best ways to ...

Kaffe Fassett's Sew Simple Quilts & Patchworks

Heralded as the King of Color, fabric designer and quilter Kaffe Fassett showcases his glorious range of Artisan fabrics in Kaffe Fassett's Sew Simple. Along with his team of designers, Kaffe has created a varied selection of striking and simple designs that are ideal for practicing both quilting and sewing skills. Choose from colorful throws and quilts, eye-catching cushions and placements, fun ...

Couture Techniques Workshop Basics with Claire Shaeffer

Fashionistas, rejoice! At last, the techniques of couture sewing are demystified. This 2-disc DVD is a well-organized and easy-to-understand visual workshop and will appeal to both home sewers and professionals -- anyone who appreciates fine workmanship and takes pleasure in creating beautiful clothing. See an expert at work as Claire Shaeffer illustrates the basic techniques that take sewing to ...

More Crocheted Prayer Shawls

Wrap yourself or a friend in a warm, cheerful, and lovely prayer shawl. Intended to provide enveloping joy in happy times and comfort in difficult times, the ten charming shawl patterns included are perfect for wearing and sharing with people you care about. Learn to make: Three Granny Square Shawl Gossamer Blossoms Shawl Tranquil Diamond Shawl Lattice Shawl Easy as 1, 2, 3 Shawl Trinity ...

Crocheted Prayer Shawls

People often think prayer shawls come from a specific religious tradition. Not so—these lovely wraps are for anyone, and nearly any occasion. The eight patterns in this booklet capture the beauty and power of prayer shawls, and will inspire crocheters of all skill levels to sample the uplifting experience of creating a prayer shawl. Embrace, inspire, and celebrate life with these beautiful ...

52 Boxes in 52 Weeks

What do you get when an accomplished woodworker and senior editor of Fine Woodworking magazine sets himself the challenge of designing and building one box a week for a solid year? You get 52 Boxes in 52 Weeks, a book dedicated to making relatively simple—yet gracefully elegant—boxes that woodworkers of all skill levels will be eager to build. Readers will begin by learning the fundamental ...

Woodturning

Get the latest edition of this international bestseller, it’s better than ever. Because turning is a hot topic with both aspiring and seasoned woodworkers, Woodturning - a Foundation Course has enjoyed immense popularity. True to its name, it introduces the fundamentals and provides a solid understanding of turning techniques. This book offers newbies a realistic entry point into the craft and ...

Complete Guide to Turning Pens & Pencils

Perfect for turners and crafters of all abilities. The Complete Guide to Turning Pens & Pencils lives up to its name. Here’s everything you need, even if you’re just starting out, to craft your own custom-made writing instruments. 15 enticing projects. Build your turning skills as you work your way through these gorgeous projects that range from beginner to advanced. Master the sanding, ...