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Segmented Turning

Segmented turning—turning an object from a glued-up blank--allows turners to design and create patterns and visual effects in turned pieces. In addition to design skills, segmented turning demands precise woodworking and turning skills. In Segmented Turning, professional turner Dennis Keeling shows step-by-step all the basic techniques for closed segmented, open segmented, and ornamental ...

Wisdom for Beekeepers

Get the latest buzz on beekeeping. A hot new trend that parallels the growing interest in sustainable farming and locally grown food, beekeeping continues to attract enthusiasts. For the best, solid information on beekeeping for beginners or veterans, you'll want to consult Wisdom for Beekeepers. 500 expert tips from a veteran beekeeper. Whether you reside in the quiet suburbs or a busy city, ...

Whittling Handbook

What better way to while away your time than to whittle? Peter Benson, author of Whittling Handbook, gives the first-timer the perfect introduction to the simple, yet pleasurable woodcarving pastime. Colorful photographs show each step in the process of making a host of items with nothing more than a knife and a piece of timber. The handbook guides the user through the basics for simple projects ...

Children's Furniture Projects

Building furniture for a child is a special pleasure for a woodworker. And because kids need safe and durable furniture sized to their needs, furniture for them presents special challenges, too. Childrens Furniture Projects provides a mix of projects that has something for woodworkers of all skill levels. The ten projects—ranging from a fanciful rocking dinosaur to sturdy childrens beds—are ...

Turning Toys with Richard Raffan

Turn your workshop into one of the happiest places on the planet! With the guidance of Richard Raffan, the dean of woodturning, and the projects in Turning Toys, you can outdo Santa’s elves. Create custom toys right in your own workshop and see the little ones' eyes light up with joy! Have a ball honing your turning techniques. Repetition is the key to mastering any craft, and these projects are ...

Knitted Woodland Creatures

Open up a world of delight. Inside Knitted Woodland Creatures you'll find 15 darling backwoods beasties to choose from, each with its own whimsical personality. Since the projects vary in complexity there's a colorful creature for everyone including rabbit, mole, frog, deer, owl and beaver Advanced and beginners will be charmed. Knitters of all skill levels will enjoy these precious ...

Lovely Knits for Little Girls

While project books for making baby knits abound, what happens when your little cherub turns two? Lovely Knits for Little Girls solves the problem beautifully, with twenty patterns for pint-sized vests, dresses, sweaters, and skirts--all brimming with pretty, girly details. Forget about baby-weight yarn, tiny needles, and fussy patterns for clothes that are quickly outgrown. For Lovely Knits, ...

Installing Kitchen Cabinets Made Simple

A dramatic upgrade doesn’t have to be difficult. Nothing transforms the look and function of prized kitchen space like new cabinets and countertops. Now both are easier than ever to install with detailed guidance from Gregory Paolini’s illustrated book integrated with DVD video. Simply watch this master cabinetmaker execute on video exactly what he’s explaining. A comprehensive DIY guide. This ...

Hand-Applied Finishes

Teach Yourself to Sew - Season 2

Fine Woodworking Best Workbenches

Is it possible to create the perfect workbench? The answer is yes, with Fine Woodworking Best Workbenches, a collection of the best articles on the subject from America’s premier woodworking magazine. Filled with focused advice on how to choose and customize a workbench, this book will prove invaluable to woodworkers of all skill levels. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy workstation ...

Fine Woodworking Best Workshops

For years, woodworkers have turned to Fine Woodworking magazine, in particular the popular annual "Tools & Shops" issue, for advice about setting up their woodworking shop. This book is a collection of the best of those workshop articles from the last 10 years." It covers all aspects of setting up a shop from choosing a location and adding lighting and wiring, through accessories and storage ...

Wirework Jewelry Workshop

Creating beautiful handcrafted wirework jewelry is at your fingertips with Wirework Jewelry Workshop.Crafting jewelry is made fun and engaging with this easy-to-follow workshop in a book. You'll find page after page of inspiration and techniques, along with a wealth of advice on tools, materials, and proper methods for making stunning wirework jewelry including necklaces, rings, bracelets, and ...

Joinery

MASTER THE ESSENTIAL WOOD JOINTS All woodworkers worth their sawdust know that joinery—good, bad, or indifferent—tells the unvarnished truth; how well a piece is made and how skilled the maker is. Over the decades, no one has proven better at teaching readers how to make beautiful, enduring joinery than Fine Woodworking. This comprehensive and practical book demystifies the all-important ...

Woodworking from the Scrap Pile

How to make something from nothing, well, almost nothing! If, like most of us, you have a pile of leftover wood scraps stashed away in your shop, you'll rejoice over Derek Jones' book, Woodworking from the Scrap Pile. Now, at long last, a book packed with great ideas for turning that trash heap into treasure! 20 useful projects made from odds and ends. These made-from-scrap projects will not ...