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The World of Miniatures

If you think of dolls houses as usually being period houses, it's time to think again! In this amazing compendium of miniature buildings, author Sarah Walkley looks at the many other styles of construction created by miniatures enthusiasts including cozy cottages modern loft apartments churches garden sheds lighthouses windmills Each of the 12 chapters will be accompanied by tips on the ...

Carving in the Round

This inspirational and informative guide is designed to take readers on a journey to develop their understanding of form, design, artistic creativity, and technical knowledge in woodcarving. Seven innovative projects, which gradually increase in difficulty, introduce and build on key techniques for beginners to learn, practice, and adopt. The freeform projects include a wave, fossil, cat, female ...

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 ...

Contemporary Woodturning

Woodturning, a form of woodworking where the wood is moving while a stationary tool is used to cut and shape it, is capturing the attention of crafters near and far. Contemporary Woodturning, a clearly illustrated guide for those of all skill levels, features step-by-step instructions for creating 15 original projects with contemporary flair. Easy-to-follow and supported by over 750 inspiring ...

Fine Homebuilding SketchUp® Guide for Builders: The Basics

The power of SketchUp, now specifically for builders. SketchUp revolutionized 3D content creation by making it easy for anyone to draw and design using this remarkably simple and elegant software. Now we have an exclusive SketchUp instructional video guide created expressly for builders, from the experts at Fine Homebuilding. Fine Homebuilding’s SketchUp® Guide for Builders: The Basics is a ...

Little Ribbon Patchwork & Appliqué

Roll out the ribbon! Those little strips of brightly colored fabric – a favorite crafting medium with versatility and charm – are about to be put to good use. Little Ribbon Patchwork and Appliqué focuses on ribbons and small amounts of fabric to create 18 petite, budget-conscious, and imaginative projects. From world-renowned textile artist and quilting expert Kaffe Fassett. Featuring the vivid ...

Sketchup® Guide for Woodworkers: Advanced Techniques

Master the intricate world of 3D modeling with the SketchUp® Guide for Woodworkers: Advanced Techniques. This SketchUp® Guide is geared for amateur and professional woodworkers with a basic knowledge of the SketchUp® computer-based drawing/modeling software, who want to use it for more challenging work. You'll learn to build scaled 3D models of projects--including dimensions, joinery, design ...

Fine Woodworking's Essential Workbench Plan

The author and Fine Woodworking editors collaborated to design a workbench for today's woodworker, one that is straight-forward to build and is more workhorse than showpiece. It can be built using tools found in an average small shop: tablesaw, portable planer, crosscut saw, router, drill press, and hand tools. SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate FINISHED SIZE: 27 3/4 in. deep by 78 1/2 in. wide by ...

Tatting Patterns

Each pattern includes easy-to-follow instructions and clear charts for guidance. All the patterns are very versatile and can be adapted to a multitude of uses, from jewellery to window hangers.

Fine Woodworking's Tool Cabinet Plan

This hanging tool cabinet covers only about 12 sq. ft. of wall, but can hold more than 300 tools. It does this through judicious use of space, holding tools on the inside surfaces of the main doors and on both sides of interior hinged panels, drawers and cubbyholes throughout, and storage space behind the cabinet. The carcase is a simple box connected with finger joints. The central gallery and ...

Earrings

Magpie books are ideal for all those who can’t get enough of ‘shiny, pretty things’ and would love to learn how to make sweet, fun and funky pieces of jewellery for themselves, friends and family. Here’s a fabulous new series of books to show you how to make 20 lovely items that are inexpensive and easy-to-make for all skill-levels, especially the novice crafter. The simple techniques and ...

Fine Woodworking's Japanese Garden Bench Plan

Russell Jensen designed this bench with a blend of traditional Tudor and Asian styles. The curved armrests, crest rail, and tapered back splats contribute to the Asian feel, while the chunky front legs and angled back legs are strictly Tudor. The angled rear legs are shaped on the tablesaw using a tapering jig. Simple mortising jigs ensure that the 40 different mortises used to join the bench ...

Big.Knit.Love.

Big Yarn = Big Style! Big, bold, and beautiful, chunky yarns are knitting up big fashions! Big.Knit.Love. celebrates the big stitches created with bulky, jumbo, and roving yarns in the 20 fashion-forward designs from knitwear designer Linda Zemba Burhance. Called one of the most important knitting trends by Lion Brand Yarn, knitting with chunky yarns is less structured than knitting with ...

Simple Jewelry

Jewelry making is satisfying and fun, especially with an easy-to-follow book like Simple Jewelry. Whether you want to create a conversation piece for yourself, or as a gift for someone special, you will be able to craft this jewelry with ease. The basic techniques section covers skills from knotting to proper methods for working with wire, metal, beads, resin, and other tactile materials. Even ...

Handmade Lampshades

Illuminate your home décor with Handmade Lampshades. This inspiring, tantalizing project book shines a light on the most artistic, well made, innovative, and beautiful lampshades you can now make yourself. Bursting with 750 gorgeous photographs to spark your creativity, as well as a multitude of tried-and-true tips and ideas, Handmade Lampshades features 16 contemporary projects presented in ...