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Fine Woodworking Video Workshop Series - Arts & Crafts Book Rack

Authentic Arts & Crafts style. Furniture maker Gregory Paolini demonstrates the essential steps for constructing an Arts and Crafts-inspired book rack in this Fine Woodworking workshop DVD that includes a Bonus SketchUp Plan. Designed to hold DVDs, CDs, and, of course, your favorite books. This practical piece replicates the look and feel of the progressive furniture designs of the early 20th ...

Fine Woodworking's Low Chest of Drawers Plan

Build a beautifully understated dresser with this printed plan. Designed by furniture maker and Fine Woodworking executive art director Michael Pekovich, this handsome chest of drawers is as practical as it is good looking. To craft your own version, start off right with a copy of the Low Chest of Drawers printed plan. Not too boxy, not too tall, it’s just right. To avoid the boxy look dressers ...

The Dolls' House Wedding Book

This fabulous book is packed to bursting point with wonderful ideas for a dolls' house wedding. Expert dolls' house maker, Sue Johnson, has created a lavish setting - The Bridal Salon - compiling three floors, full of winding staircases, fountain features, bridal fabric and gown displays and a dressmaker's workroom. Step-by-step photographs and careful instructions tell you how to create this ...

Fine Woodworking's Shaker-Inspired Standing Desk

Chris Becksvoort’s not a sit-down type of guy, so it was inevitable he’d design himself a standing desk. This one has a slanted surface for drawing, a flat surface for a laptop, books, coffee mug, and other materials, a foot rail for comfort, and storage inside for office materials. The base is simple mortise and-tenon construction and the desk box is dovetailed, with an interior gallery and ...

The Mermaid Craft Book

Cut, stick, sew and paint your way into a magical underwater world. Containing 15 fantastic mermaid-themed projects to make, The Mermaid Craft Book will get children crafting and creating in no time. Aimed at boys and girls aged 3+, all of the projects can be made either from readily available items or from easy-to-source materials, and grown-ups need little or no crafting experience to ...

Fine Woodworking's Maple Cupboard Plan

Modeled after a small cupboard originally made at a Shaker Colony in Enfield, Conn., this cabinet's simple, clean lines give it a refined, country look. Matt Kenney modified the original design, making the face frames narrower and adding two interior drawers. Construction is straightforward, with a dovetailed case and a frame-and-panel door, but there are a few quirks to the design that make ...

Fine Woodworking's Blanket Chest by Hand Plan

Simply country designs, like this blanket chest, fit into a wide variety of settings and are perfect projects for developing your hand-tool skills. This dovetailed chest is chock-full of challenging joinery yet is not overwhelming. Andrew Hunter did everything by hand, including milling the lumber and making the hinges. But you could use a jointer and planer and begin the handwork later, ...

Fine Woodworking's Live-Edge Trestle Table Plan

Plans for this graceful trestle table can be adapted to reflect the design of your choice, from Shaker to Colonial. Techniques include hand-cut through-mortise and -tenon joints and machine-cut breadboard ends. Instructions describe how to size tenons and cover each stage of construction, from lumber milling to final finish. Simple instructions on dimension modifications enable you to seat more ...

Fine Woodworking's Stickley-Inspired Bed Plan

Designed after a four-post bed by Gustav Stickley, this queen-size version features a Glasgow-style inlay embellishment to the head- and footboards, and can be adapted to suit any mattress height. The construction is mortise-and-tenon, the posts are tapered, and the head- and footboards are curved. Kevin Rodel made this Arts and Crafts classic in the traditional white oak. Skill ...

The Superhero Craft Book

Encourage your children to create their own superheroes with these fun crafts. Containing 15 fantastic superhero-themed projects to make, The Superhero Craft Book will get children crafting and creating in no time. Aimed at boys and girls aged 3+, all of the projects can be made either from readily available items or from easy-to-source materials, and parents need lttle to no crafting experience ...

Fine Woodworking's Working-Class Router Table Plan

Build a router table that stands up to tough use with the Working Class Router Table printed plan. With a good router table, you can do a lot – cut joinery, raise panels, produce moldings, and even edge-joint boards This router table is the brainchild of Marc Adams who, among his many credits, is a technical consultant to the U.S. government on International Quality of Furniture Making.  He also ...

Success with Joints

Strong, appropriate and well-fitting joints are one of the hallmarks of the skilled woodworker. Making them properly requires intelligent planning, accurate marking out, and a sufficient degree of care in the cutting, fitting and final assembly. A methodical approach is essential, and that is what this book provides. Professional woodworker Ralph Laughton takes us through the whole process, ...

Fine Woodworking's Scandinavian Kitchen Table Plan

This plan is your guide to making a simply beautiful table. This everyday table is modeled on Julia Child’s original kitchen table. Purchased in Norway in 1960, it’s the farm table at which Julia and her husband Paul ate most of their meals. It is now on display at the Smithsonian where it so fascinated Mario Rodriguez that he created this plan for reproducing a similar version. Construction is ...

The Pirate Craft Book

Containing 15 fantasic pirate-themed projects to make, The Pirate Craft Book will get swashbuckling children crafting and creating in no time. Aimed at boys and girls aged 3+, all of the projects can be made either from readily available items or from easy-to-source materials and parents can have little or no crafting experience to help! As well as pirate projects to wear and essential pirate ...

Fine Woodworking's Walnut Nightstand Plan

Build a nightstand that doubles as a bookcase with this printed plan. Designed by furniture maker Michael Cullen, this handsome nightstand was custom-made for a retired librarian who wanted a bedside table that works like a bookcase. This Walnut Nightstand not only looks stylish, but it provides a surface for all the usual bedroom items—lamp, alarm clock, eyeglasses and water glass. Below, ...