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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 ...

Savor Each Stitch

Savor the creation process. In Savor Each Stitch: Studio Quilting with Mindful Design you are encouraged to enjoy the entire process of making a quilt, not only the finished project. Play with 8 graphic quilt designs. In this inventive pattern book, you will discover a myriad of design possibilities in 8 featured quilts. A finished quilt's appearance is impacted by your design decisions and ...

Making Mortise-and-Tenon Joints

Woodworkers rely on the versatile mortise-and-tenon joint for making sturdy frames, panels, stools, tables and stands. Frank Klausz shows you how to make the joint cleanly and quickly, using hand tools or basic woodshop machines. You will learn about: laying out for handwork, chiseling the mortises, sawing the tenons, laying out for router and handsaw, routing the mortises, bandsawing the ...

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. ...

Southwest Modern

The spirit of the Southwestern United States comes to life in this beautifully photographed book of gorgeous quilts inspired by the region. Modern lines and colors meet ancient motifs in the 18 quilts that reflect the color and artistry of the land. Each quilt is artfully photographed on location in one of the five Southwest regions from New Mexico to West Texas. Along with detailed piecing and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Stanley Easy Home Drywall Repairs

No more banging your head against the wall. Stanley Quick Guides take the pain and frustration out of home repair. With this handy reference book, Easy Home Drywall Repairs, you will rapidly learn everything you need to know about drywall repair, starting with quick tips on tools, materials, taping, and sanding techniques. Reliable, professional tips, and instruction for the most common drywall ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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Tiling Walls

Now you can tile any wall in your house. From layout to grouting, professional tilesetter Michael Byrne offers his special insights into the techniques you need to accomplish the task. Using a bathroom job site, Byrne handles typical problems such as uneven, out-of-plumb walls, and maneuvering around bathtubs, plumbing and windows. Rich in visual detail, the tape is clear enough for beginners ...