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Fine Woodworking's Pedestal Dining Table

One of the great things about a pedestal dining table is that it lacks the four legs that routinely get in the way when trying to arrange chairs for diners. That benefit also comes with a warning—the central column has to be rock solid to resist tipping and twisting. This table, designed by Timothy Rousseau, is strong and solid, but also elegant looking. The base has three segments: the feet, ...

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 colourful crochet projects for babies and toddlers. These delightful chemical-free creations make use of beautiful yarns such as alpaca, soy silk, corn fibre, cotton, wool and bamboo. Projects include: for babies - alpaca ...

Fine Woodworking Video Workshop Series - Country Pine Hutch Plan

Build a future heirloom from these printed plans. If you appreciate the subtle beauty of handcrafted furniture, you’ll love building your own version of our Country Pine Hutch with this printed plan and helpful companion article from Fine Woodworking magazine. Traditional Design. With its open top and decorative side cutouts, this classic cabinet traces its design roots back to the 17th century. ...

Threads Fitting DVD Series - Waist & Hips

Fine Woodworking's Dovetailed Case for Hand Tools Plan

A tool case is a staple project for students in North Bennet Street School's furniture-making program, and this design by Matt Wajda incorporates many woodworking fundamentals. The case and its drawers are joined with hand-cut dovetails; the case dividers are built with mortise-and-tenon joints; the door is frame-and-panel construction. As you make the chest, you'll build dovetailed drawers and ...

Crochet with String

Everyone has at least one long-forgotten ball of string lurking at the back of a drawer. This handy booklet shows you how to transform an everyday, mundane item into an array of exciting makes for your home. From rustic garden twine to soft cotton braid, the pleasingly tactile nature of string makes it perfect for crocheting crafty treasures. All the basic techniques and know-how are explained, ...

Fine Woodworking Video Workshop Series - Pedestal Dining Table

The perfect balance of strength and elegance. Now you can build a modern, central-column table that's made for every day. Woodworker Timothy Rousseau's pedestal dining table offers a unique approach beyond the traditional leg and apron table design. Made of walnut and featuring a central column joined together using a combination of lap joints and traditional mortise-and-tenon joints, this table ...

Fine Woodworking's Louisiana-Style Side Table Plan

A beautiful reproduction of a creole–style furniture from the 1800’s. Professional furniture maker and native of Louisiana, Greg Arceneaux has been making this creole-style table for decades. It is a reproduction of an original built around 1800 and a fine example of a regional style that blends French and Spanish refinement with country simplicity. Learn his secrets for building your own ...

The Princess Craft Book

Make crafting dreams come true for anyone who loves princesses and all things sparkly and sequined. Cut, stick, sew, and paint your way into an ice princess's world, from the skirt, gloves and crown that she wears to the castle she lives in and the puppets and snow globe that she plays with. Why not throw an ice princess-style party with the fabulous castle cake and snacks? If your child loves ...

Fine Woodworkings Video Workshop Series - Ultimate Shaker Workbench

Inspired by the workbench at Hancock Shaker Village, this bench has a big, heavy base with drawers for all of your hand tools, and a beefy hard-maple top. There is a twin-screw vise on the front apron, with enough space between the screws to dovetail most furniture parts. A sliding board jack supports boards for edge planing, or for when you need to dovetail a part that's too big for the vise. ...

Fine Woodworking's Bowfront Wall Cabinet Plan

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 ...

Woodland Whittling

When the stresses of modern life get too much, what could be better than gathering a few simple tools, heading into the woods and literally whittling away a few hours? The gentle art of whittling is a relaxing and absorbing hobby that can be enjoyed almost anywhere from round the campfire to in a cozy armchair at home. All you need is a good pocket knife, a piece of wood and your ...

Toilet Roll Covers

Give your bathroom a fabulous retro touch with the most iconic of bathroom accessories: the toilet roll cover. You will discover a wonderful range of knitted novelties in this tongue-in-cheek guide. Toilet Roll Covers features 30 knitted and crocheted projects which are great fun to make and show off. The projects are fully illustrated and the patterns are straightforward to follow. There is a ...

Sugarcraft Flowers

Learn how to make exquisite, lifelike sugarcraft floral displays for showstopper cakes that are perfect for special occasions. In this Sugarcraft Flowers, you'll find: detailed step-by-step instructions for 11 types of flowers, including honeysuckle, foxglove, wild rose, gladioli and clematis, and for five types of foliage, including variegated ivy, viburnum and Aquilegia seed ...

The Knight Craft Book

Create a knight’s exciting world of castles, catapults, and crowns with 15 heroic and daring projects in The Knight Craft Book. Aspiring knights will happily cut, glue, paint, and cook their way into a fascinating, imaginary kingdom. These fantastic projects for pretend include: a jousting horse battle-ready gauntlets delicious recipes for cake and nibbles fit for a king’s medieval banquet