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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wood Finishing

Nothing completes a woodworking project like a beautiful, durable finish. In this tape, expert cabinetmaker Frank Klausz shows you how to choose the right finish and how to apply it. You will learn about: preparing the surface, sharpening a scraper, sanding, stripping, applying a tung-oil finish, completing the finish, oiling intricate pieces, staining, spray lacquering, varnishing, and French ...

Wooden Boxes

A small box is an ideal woodworking project for anyone looking to gain skills and learn techniques. The reward is something elegant and functional that also makes a great gift. In this book, Dennis Zongker gives clear, step-by-step instructions for seven different projects (with variations), each designed to teach the reader skills that can be applied to a wide variety of box projects as well as ...

Woodturning Design

Artful inspiration. If you ever wondered how accomplished turners uncover the designs concealed within raw wood, you’ll find the answers – and so much more in Woodturning Design. This handsome book offers a revealing look into the design process that will inspire, guide, and perhaps forever change the way you see the potential within a piece of wood. Practical instruction and expert insights. ...

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, ...

Turning Bowls with Richard Raffan

Turning a block of wood into a spectacular bowl is a creative challenge that holds a very special sense of satisfaction when you master it. But, with its own unique strategies and subtle techniques, turning bowls is a skill best learned by watching a pro in action. And there's no better way to learn the art of turning bowls than by watching internationally acclaimed wood turner Richard Raffan in ...

Pyrography

Pyrography features the decorative craft that has been practiced around the world for thousands of years. This ancient art involves burning intricate designs on objects made of wood, leather, cork, fabric, and even paper. From beginner basics and information on equipment and techniques to advanced ideas for personalizing anything from cutting boards to furniture, there’s something for everyone. ...

Pyrography Designs

Here is a collection of designs for pyrographers to use without fear of copyright infringement. Norma Gregory shares her designs and has supplied additional elements that can be combined to create hundreds of new images to suit your individual needs. Includes birds, mammals, flowers, herbs, water life, farms and Celtic knotwork.

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 ...

How to Crochet

How do I learn to crochet? If you've been thinking about taking up crocheting, but don't know how to start, How to Crochet: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner is the perfect guide for you. You will learn everything you need to get started including how to: Crochet basic stitches Read charts and patterns Properly finish your work Double crochet, work in the round, make granny ...