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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 Side Table from a Single Board Plan

A great table...and lessons in getting the most out of your lumber. There’s more to making a beautiful piece of furniture than choosing a good design. As much effort needs to go into choosing the right wood and using it successfully.  As you build this side table, you’ll learn how Michael Pekovich avoids these hazards by re-sawing and rough-milling the stock for this  graceful table from one ...

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 ...

Create a Master Bodice Pattern

A great fit distinguishes garments that look custom-made from those that look home-made. Sewers at every skill level struggle with fitting: For every new style a sewer wants to try, she is faced with another set of time-consuming pattern adjustments. "Create a Master Bodice Pattern" class offers a logical and innovative approach to fitting. Sewing instructor and designer Sarah Veblen shows you ...

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, ...

Oils

Learn how use oil paints with this clear and simple guide. Accomplished artist and teacher Norman Long explains all the basics and shows you how to master this versatile, vibrant medium so you can produce beautiful paintings full of life and color. Oils has a handy front section covering all the practical stuff, from choosing the right materials to essential techniques.  10 step-by-step ...

Fine Woodworking's Bookcase with Drawers Plan

Careful wood choices enhance the design of this bookcase by Mike Korsak. He chose to pair beautifully figured maple with a bubinga base.  The shelves are joined to the sides with sliding dovetails, and half-blind dovetails join the sides to the bottom. The aprons and feet are curved, and the feet pack a lot of curves and challenging joinery such as gunstock miters into a small space. A cove ...

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 ...

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, ...

Threads Fitting DVD Series - Waist & Hips

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'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 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 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 ...

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 ...