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The Complete Guide to Joint-Making

Joint-making – a top priority for woodworkers! Woodworkers have plenty to cheer about with The Complete Guide to Joint-Making. This comprehensive and practical book demystifies the all-important subject of choosing, designing, and cutting woodworking joints. It’s packed with insightful information and tricks of the trade that will advance the work of novices and seasoned craftsmen alike. The ...

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, ...

Refinishing Furniture Made Simple

Old furniture, whether a treasured heirloom or consignment shop find, is often better made than anything that can be bought today. So, why let damaged finishes detract from a beautiful piece when you can repair or refinish it in a way that preserves the piece and makes it look as good as new? Author Jeff Jewitt, a professional refinisher with over 30 years’ experience, shares his tricks, ...

Building Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom Vanities

A kitchen or bathroom renovation raises the value of a home. And with Building Kitchen Cabinets & Bathroom Vanities you’ll discover how surprisingly straightforward it is to do. Author Steve Cory’s heavily illustrated book – which contains nearly 500 photos and drawings – is a clear guide to building beautiful and sturdy kitchen and bathroom cabinets. Easy to follow. Building face-frame cabinets ...

Threads Fitting DVD Series - Boxed Set

This 4-part video series was created by our Threads magazine staff based on requests from readers who know the importance of fitting. This series shows, step-by-step, exactly how to achieve a fit that's just right from top to bottom and it includes: step-by-step instruction, all-new content, timeless techniques, and 4 essential fitting topics, Amber Eden, Editor in Chief and Judith Neukam, ...

Fine Gardening Easy-to-Grow Vegetables

Want to grow your own vegetables? Here is a true beginner's guide to producing a garden that's filled to the brim. Loaded with expert tips, tricks, and techniques from Fine Gardening magazine, this book is a touchstone for planting, weeding, growing, and harvesting advice. Get the basics on creating a garden bed, preparing soil, and properly rotating crops. This book provides in-depth ...

Zentangle Art Therapy

Try your hand at calming meditational drawings. If you’re someone who likes to doodle on napkins and scrap paper, then you’re going to thoroughly enjoy the art of Zentangling. This funny, little word is actually an international phenomenon used to reduce stress, increase wellbeing, and enhance relaxation. And while the Zentangle movement is relatively new, its applications are steeped in history ...

Necklaces

If you have ever wanted to venture into the world of jewelry-making but didn’t know where to begin then Necklaces could be the book for you. The fully illustrated step-by-step projects will guide you with ease through a variety of techniques suitable for all levels, even the beginner, enabling you to create individual gifts for loved ones or one-off items to treasure yourself. The collection ...

Quilling Art

Quilling—the art of rolling and shaping strips of paper into intricate decorative designs—has been popular for hundreds of years. In Quilling Art, Turkish paper artist Sena Runa gives this time-honored craft a stylish and contemporary update sure to appeal to the 21st century artist. The 20 stunning projects include a guitar, apple, owl, butterfly, cloud, heart, and other popular designs and ...

Making Rustic Furniture

Paul Ruhlmann makes all sorts of furniture, but especially beautiful chairs with refined Shaker lines and woven seats that have a bit of the frontier about them. This video will teach you the entire process of making a rustic chair, including how to select the parts of your project from raw sticks and how to steam-bend posts when necessary, as well as making the joints, finishing and weaving.

Turning Salt & Pepper Shakers and Mills

No book like this anywhere. Finally, just what wood turners and crafters have always wanted: Turning Salt & Pepper Shakers and Mills – a complete book dedicated to turning these household necessities into small works of art. Written by veteran turner Chris West of the UK, it is the last word on crafting shakers in fine woods and high-end materials. Step-by-step instructions. Create one-of-a-kind ...

The Versatile Nine Patch

The popular nine patch block has been reimagined in ScrapTherapy® The Versatile Nine Patch. This collection of 18 stunning quilt projects celebrates the diversity of the nine patch block and provides exciting designs for beginners and advanced quilters alike. Joan Ford, founder of the ScrapTherapy program and author of the best-selling ScrapTherapy Cut the Scraps! andScrapTherapy Scraps Plus ...

The Gardener's Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control

'However, unlike many popular books on pest management, this one includes not only directions for managing individual pests, but also pest management theory. It's like the difference between being given a fish and learning to fish.' - San Francisco Chronicle 'This guide walks you through what you need to know to claim control of your garden without harsh chemicals.'- Houston Lifestyles & ...

Installing Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops

If you're replacing your tired kitchen cabinets or are planning to install a new kitchen, this video workshop is a must. With the camera beside him the whole way, master carpenter Tom Law transforms a bare farmhouse addition into a modern country kitchen, complete with floor-to-ceiling pantries and a large island counter. You'll learn how to: hang upper cabinets, fit cabinets to uneven walls and ...

Making Kitchen Cabinets

Watching Paul Levine will convince you that creating a beautiful kitchen is as easy as building one simple cabinet several times over. Levine's system saves time, anticipates mistakes and allows for corrections. All you need is access to a small workshop with a table saw a router and some common hand tools. What's more, your cabinets will be as handsome as they are strong, featuring sleek lines, ...