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Vacuum Pressing Made Simple

Using a vacuum press is the most efficient method of veneering flat and curved panels and making bent laminations, which add decorative options to fine woodwork that can't otherwise be made using hardwood. Even the smallest of shops can produce high-design wood pieces with the vacuum press because its components can be disassembled and stored in a small space. In Vacuum Pressing Made Simple book ...

Carving Swedish Woodenware

Now, this timeless topic can be yours on DVD! With Carving Swedish Woodenware, you can enjoy real hands-on learning from a legendary expert. Swedish woodworker Jögge Sundqvist demonstrates the fine art of carved woodenware. Using just four hand tools -- an ax, knife, adz, and gouge -- he shows you how to make a dough bowl and spoon, from start to exquisite finish.

Musings of an Energy Nerd

In this fascinating collection of postings from his popular “Musings of an Energy Nerd” blog, Green Building Advisor’s Martin Holladay cuts through the hype and myths about energy efficiency, sustainability, and green building to present the very best ways to make your home more energy efficient. Martin Holladay has been making weekly postings to his “Musings of an Energy Nerd” blog on Green ...

Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects

Build skills and classic furniture pieces for your home. Author Gregory Paolini is a professional woodworker, with an affinity for the Arts and Crafts style. When he isn't building and teaching classes in his workshop, Paolini writes woodworking books with expert instruction, including this must-have guide - Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects. If you like Arts & Crafts style, you will want this ...

The Big Book of Jewelry Making

Jewelry is art that can be worn, and crafters who make jewelry like to personalize pieces to wear themselves or give as gifts. But many crafters are scared away by intimidating techniques or new materials, or they just don't have the time to devote to intricate designs. With The Big Book of Jewelry Making, crafters will learn that making your own jewelry doesn't need to involved complicated ...

Fair Isle Hats, Scarves, Mittens & Gloves

See how simple Fair Isle knitting can be with seven patterns for a cold weather wardrobe of hats, scarves, mittens, and gloves. If you’ve never knitted Fair Isle before, but consider yourself a fairly handy knitter, the patterns in Fair Isle Hats, Scarves, Mittens & Gloves are for you! Detailed schematics and a special section on Fair Isle Basics makes trying Fair Isle absolutely fearless for ...

Felt Flowers

Want to craft your own gorgeous felt flowers? These versatile blooms make unique table displays, cute gift toppers, fun accessories, and more. You'll find six inspiring, quick-to-make designs for fabulous flowers and corresponding leaves. Learn to make: Ravishing Rose Appealing Anemone Harmonious Hydrangea Lovely Lily Terrific Tulip Radiant Ranunculus Limitless Leaves In this booklet, author ...

Tie-Dye & Bleach Paint

The retro tie-dye movement is back! This groovy, playful technique for adding vibrant color to t-shirts, tote bags, and more is hot once again. Tie-dye & Bleach Paint, brought straight to you from the expert staff at Threads magazine, is a handy 32-page craft project booklet that teaches you the A-to-Zs of tie-dying and bleaching. With 25 colorful photos accompanying step-by-step instructions ...

Baby Quilts

Snuggle up the baby in your life in an adorable, cozy quilt. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced quilter, you'll love all the easy-to-make patterns that are provided. Each lovely design is a fresh, modernized take on traditional quilting techniques. You'll be inspired to create seven sumptuous projects, including: Fly Home Flying Geese Quilt Two Scoops Circle Applique Quilt Lincoln Log ...

Tiny Boxes

Master box maker Doug Stowe guides woodworkers every step of the way in creating 10 gorgeous yet useful Tiny Boxes. Boxes are always a hit with woodworkers because they are quick to build, use a minimal amount of material, don’t require a large workshop, and make great gifts. Each project teaches a new technique so you will improve your general woodworking skills as you create boxes like the ...

Tatting Jewellery

A new title on the intricate skill of tatting; one of the oldest forms of lace making still in use today. This practical and informative book, Tatting Jewellery, showcases the use of this accessible and thriving craft, ideal for creating fantastic necklaces, bracelets, pendants and earrings. Lyn Morton’s wide-ranging collection of charming and innovative patterns will inspire tatters of all ...

Baby Beasties

28 beast-loved baby patterns to knit up in a flash! There’s the Dancing Dinosaur Cap, Serrated Shark Hat & Mitten Set, Wild Thing Ogre Cap, What a Hoot Owl Beanie, even a Bright Butterfly Scarf and Hat Set. You see the monstrously good theme here? Baby Beasties celebrates all creatures big and small from land, water, and air with easy-to-knit patterns for hats, mittens, and scarves. Designed to ...

Fine Woodworking's Tablesaw Outfeed Cabinet Plan

An outfeed table helps make tablesaw operation safer and provides valuable workspace for assembly and finishing. But the space beneath it is often wasted. John White solves that problem with this design, which has a cabinet below it with dedicated storage areas for the rip fence, miter gauge, crosscut sled, blades, and several big drawers for jigs. Best of all, this outfeed table is not ...

Stringing & Linking Jewelry Workshop

Learn the art of stringing and linking handcrafted jewelry! Start thinking of a name for your jewelry-crafting workstation because people are going to be asking you, “where did you get that?” Stringing & Linking Jewelry Workshop, an easy-to-follow workshop-based book, covers everything you need to know to do exactly what the title suggests. There are 30 projects in all, accompanied by 450 ...

3D Pen Jewelry

Put the power of a 3D printer in the palm of your hand. 3D Pen Crafts features 20 fabulous and modern jewelry projects to make. Easy to follow techniques, clear instructions, ready-to-trace templates, plus tips and tricks teach you how to properly use your 3D pen to create gorgeous finished pieces. Whether you are just getting started or a professional maker or designer this booklet offers the ...