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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 ...

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 ...

The Big Book of the Dolls' House

Veteran dolls’ house maker, expert on all things miniature and prolific author Jean Nisbett presents a complete guide to the making and furnishing of all kinds of dolls’ houses, large and small. Incorporating practical advice, expert tips and inspiring profiles of top artisans, it covers both the standard 1/12th scale and the increasingly popular 1/24th. From fabulous palaces and ...

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 ...

Mug Hugs

This new title is packed with colorful designs that are easy and fast to knit, and detailed instructions explain everything you need to know. Mug Hugs make fabulous gifts and are an ideal way to use up odds and ends of yarn. Best of all, readers will never need to suffer cold coffee or tepid tea again. Includes 30 fun and fast to knit projects for the reader to make, these are suitable for ...

Mini Crochet Creatures

The interest in Japanese amigurumi is explored in minature in this charming new title. Gorgeous and cute, these projects may be small but they are bursting with personality, making perfect gifts for friends and family. These tiny creatures can be used in a variety of imaginative ways—as key rings, jewelry accessories or just displayed as adorable trinkets in their own right. All the basic ...

Fine Woodworking on Joinery

The really hard problem in woodworking is making strong corners with nothing but flat sticks. The trees have the answer: they just grow a branch. The cabinetmaker has to fake it, by cutting and neatly fitting a joint. This book is largely about how to make the sturdy workhorse of the cabinetmaking art, the mortise and tenon joint. In 36 articles from Fine Woodworking magazine, experienced ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Knitted Home

Give your home a room-by-room makeover with this beautiful book of knitted and crocheted projects for the home. Ten rooms are included, each with three unique items that have their own color palette and theme, making for 30 projects all in all. Using pure wools, alpaca, mohair, cashmere, silk, cotton, and bamboo, these versatile knits range from cozy and comforting to bright and fresh but are ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...