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Smart Sewing: Fake Fur with Kenneth D. King

Make your own glamorous, fun, super-chic faux fur jacket! Brrr, it’s getting chilly out there, but the expert sewing techniques are hotter than hot in this DVD that teaches you everything you need to know to make a total glam fake fur jacket from start to finish. Discover how even a beginner can have success because fake fur is so forgiving. Fake fur, also known as faux fur, is a classic ...

Fine Woodworking's Triangular Side Table Plan

Inspired by the Art Deco and mid-century modern styles, this elegant and useful side table is both distinctive in its design and straightforward to make. The curved-sided, triangular shape is easy to lay out. The turned and tapered legs complement the shape of the top. Because the aprons are fully mortised into the legs without tenons, the joinery is simplified. Drawings will come in handy when ...

Fine Woodworking's Traditional Workbench Plan

The benchtop design and the tail vise are the key features of this workbench by Chris Gochnour. The top is beefy where it needs to be: along the back and front edges. It has a thick back apron, and a front section made up of a thick apron and an equally thick benchdog board. The top of the tail vise sits flush with the benchtop, so the dog holes in the vise can be placed very close to the front ...

Fine Woodworking's Federal Side Table Plan

With an eye towards efficient construction, this project offers tips for planning and organizing milling tasks and cutting accurate joinery. This print plan is complete with lessons on period-appropriate details like banding, stringing, cock beading, hammer veneering, and much more. A gorgeous period project loaded with fine detailing. This small table serves up great lessons on a variety of ...

Fine Woodworking's Full Size Spray Booth Plan

It’s hard to beat a sprayed finish for quickness and quality. But you need a place to spray where ventilation is not an issue and overspray from your project won’t land on walls, furniture, or cars. This shopmade spray booth is just the ticket. Modeled after a commercial cross-flow model, it’s affordable and convenient, and it will fit in the back of a garage or in your shop. It’s large enough ...

Fine Woodworking's Shaker Hall Table Plan

No matter where you put this table, it looks good and it fits in. The design is sturdy but looks light and attractive, thanks in large part to the splay of the turned and tapered legs, an effect that is easy to create with a few simple, angled cuts at the tablesaw. The arches on the bottom of the aprons contribute to the lighter appearance. This is a perfect project for getting acquainted with ...

Fine Woodworking's Vanity Cabinet with Mirror

Build this gorgeous piece, complete with mirror. This vanity has great proportions and simple lines, with a mirrored door that is simple to make. All the joinery is cut at the tablesaw using a dado set. The door is assembled with slip tenons, and the frame is rabbeted before assembly to ensure a perfectly square recess for the mirror. The cove molding for the cornice is cut at the tablesaw and ...

Fine Woodworking's Miniature Bench Plan

Make a mini-bench with this printed plan and get closer to the action.  This mini-model sits atop your regular bench, bringing your work up to a comfortable working height, so you can get closer to the task at hand. It’s just what you need for detail work, such as inlays, trimming furniture parts, and intricate carving. This miniature bench crafted by professional cabinetmaker Steve Latta is ...

Natural Crochet for Babies & Toddlers

Soft, luxurious natural yarns - who would want anything less for their baby or toddler? Tina Barrett shows us that ‘natural’ need not be bland with this range of funky and colorful crochet projects for babies and toddlers in Natural Crochet for Babies & Toddlers. These delightful chemical-free creations make use of beautiful yarns such as alpaca, soy silk, corn fiber, cotton, wool and ...

Weekend Makes: Simple Applique

Make the most of your spare time and discover the stylish and fun craft of appliqué with this book of 25 original and beautiful designs. Delve into your spare fabric stash to achieve some stunning results using very simple techniques, all fully explained with clear step-by-step instructions. With projects that can be whipped up in a weekend, you’ll be thrilled with how quickly you can piece ...

Fine Woodworking's Bar Stool with Upholstered Seat Plan

Build a beautifully crafted stool with this printed plan. Designed by Christian Becksvoort using a full-scale drawing, this simple cherry stool has all the elements of simplicity and comfort: square tapered legs, round rungs, arched rails, and a curved, upholstered seat. The 29-inch height makes it perfect for high kitchen counters or tall workbenches. The curved seat is a lamination of five ...

Fine Woodworking's Hall Table in White Oak Plan

This table could easily serve as a sewing table, a side table, a small writing desk, or even a TV tray. It's a fast and straight-forward project with some interesting joinery. Bridle joints connect the legs to the front rails, with drawbore pins holding everything together. Arched side rails and a floating tabletop add lift to the design. The bevel-edge top is made in two pieces and joined to ...

Fine Woodworking Video Workshop Series - Bowfront Wall Cabinet

Add vacuum press veneering to your woodworking skill set by building a bowfront cabinet that features a subtle curve on its flush front and a beautiful mix of cherry, Douglas fir, and cocobolo. You’ll learn how to make shop-sawn veneers for curved doors and drawers and a few joinery tricks for making drawers with curved fronts. This wall cabinet might be small, but it’s chock-full of great ...

Fine Woodworking's Arts and Crafts Desk and Wall Cabinet Plan

Styled after a well-known English Arts & Crafts manufacturer’s work, this desk incorporates the signature square, flared feet and curved front aprons of the Harris Lebus firm. The wall mounted gallery is a perfect complement, incorporating Lebus’s signature crown, with its dramatic bevels and exaggerated overhangs. The curved front apron is created with a mix of hand and power tools; the joinery ...

Fine Woodworking's Pedestal Table Plan

This reproduction of a 160-year-old French Regency pedestal table has many interesting details, not to mention a few challenges. Each piece is either curved or has a compound angle; there are tips on using jigs to make construction easier. Curved parts on the triangular base are shaped with a router on a trammel jig. There's no need for a lathe to shape the feet. A steel rod feeds through each ...