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Fine Woodworking's Ultimate Shaker Workbench Plan

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. ...

The Party Dress

Every girl needs a perfect party dress at various times in her life, whether for a prom, a gala ball or a red-carpet event. But how do you find a dress that fits perfectly, suits your body shape and makes you look a million dollars – without breaking the bank? The answer is to make it yourself following expert dressmaker Simon Henry’s tried and trusted method. He will guide you gently ...

Fine Woodworking Video Workshop Series - Shaker Chimney Cupboard

Master joinery techniques and craft a future heirloom. In about 80 minutes Shaker Chimney Cupboard provides you with a complete overview of what it takes to build a classic piece that offers ample storage on a small footprint. Expert woodworker and art director at Fine Woodworking Michael Pekovich walks you through cutting the case joinery to applying paste wax like a pro in this DVD that ...

Wall-Hung Corner Cabinet

This project was inspired by a small hanging corner cabinet with a single curved door, shaped cornice, and molded base, seen at a museum in Vermont. That design was simplified to yield this elegant country-style piece with delicate details. Curved-front shelves, decorative crown molding, and a frame-and-panel door complete the piece, which can get a dramatically different appearance depending ...

Fine Woodworking's Arts and Crafts Display Case Plan

With its quartersawn oak, exposed joinery, fumed finish, and handhammered hardware, this case piece would not be out of place in an antique Stickley catalog. The through-mortises are a critical feature of the design. The leaded-glass doors are a typical Arts and Crafts detail, too. Also, the parts are varied in thickness: The sides are a full inch thick, the top and bottom are 7/8 in. thick, and ...

Edwardian Era

Edwardian Era is packed with carefully researched, tried-and-tested projects, enabling readers to give their dolls’ house a truly authentic period feel. Each chapter has a brief history of the period and of home life in Britain and the USA at this time, followed by 40 step-by-step projects, divided by room: The Hallway, The Morning Room, The Living Room, The Kitchen, The Bedroom and The Attic. ...

Paper Stars

Scandinavian style is a popular design trend that is here to stay, and paper stars are featured heavily in this style. In Paper Stars, well-known artist Karen-Marie Fabricius provides 25 charming designs, each with detailed step-by-step instructions and gorgeous photographs. Crafters will also find complete advice  on the techniques required, such as quilling, as well necessary tools and ...

Fine Woodworking Video Workshop Series - Asian Inspired Hall Table

Expand your skills as you craft this Asian-style table. In about 114 minutes, this instructional video from the Fine Woodworking Video Workshop series guides you through the process of building this subtly nuanced Asian Inspired Hall Table. In this engaging DVD, furniture maker Tim Rousseau also demonstrates a variety of ingenious woodworking techniques for constructing: *tricky wood ...

Fine Woodworking's Krenov Inspired Display Cabinet Plan

The cabinet-on-stand form popularized by James Krenov uses familiar construction methods such as mortise-and-tenon joints, dowels, and bridle joints. What makes it special are all the lessons and details Jim Budlong adds, learned in years teaching side-by-side with the master. For example, he starts with the doors and then builds the case to fit them. The doors are joined with attractive, ...

Smart Sewing Order with Kenneth D. King

Start sewing with 2 companion video workshops featuring Kenneth D. King! Smart Sewing Order, this renowned designer and popular instructor explains the importance of sewing order for both tops and bottoms and why that order is critical to success. You'll learn how to put together garments in the most effective way.  Whether it's making all the jacket pockets at once or a clever way to stitch up ...

Glass Bead Jewelry Projects

Glass bead jewellery is a fun and accessible way to make personal jewellery and unique gifts for special occasions. This beautifully designed book is a definitive, one-stop resource for crafters of all levels of ability for making stunning glass bead jewellery. The initial chapters provide readers with a complete guide to setting up an inexpensive studio or workspace, the tools and materials ...

Fine Woodworking's Tall Shaker Cupboard Plan

This Shaker piece combines a cupboard and chest of drawers. The carcase features dovetailed construction with face frame; the drawers, hand-cut dovetails; and the doors, pinned mortise-and-tenon construction – along with adjustable shelves and classic detailing. SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate FINISHED SIZE: 20" deep by 42" wide by 76" tall PLAN INCLUDES: Extensive full-size and scale ...

Carving Birds & Beasts

Full--full color photographs throught and numerous diagrams illustrate each project from multiple angles (including final form on mountings), and helpful tips are offered on getting the results you want. Projects include mare and foal, humPaperbackack whale, leaping dolphin, bison, prairie dog, swans, and 25 more. In addition, interviews with famous carvers explain how they approach their craft.

Celtic Woodcraft

This is a collection of 20 diverse Celtic designs to inspire woodworkers of all levels and the projects are accessible even to those readers with limited woodworking skills: by working systematically through the book, beginners can acquire a good mastery of the subject, while the more advanced carver will find lots of new ideas for a long-neglected area of celtic design. Projects have been ...

Silver Clay Workshop

If you love silver jewelry but don't have the time or patience to learn traditional silver-smithing techniques, then the exciting medium of silver clay will open up a whole new range of possibilities to your jewelry making. Boasting all the same properties as modeling clay, it is 99.9% pure silver—meaning that you can make high-quality jewelry using the easiest of techniques. Revised and ...