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Woodland Craft

Celebrate the splendor of wood with these wood-crafting projects. From simple woven panels to making a functional yurt, Woodland Craft features an array of easy-to-follow projects that include crafts for the farm, garden, wood fuel, building and domestic use. In fact, there’s something here to satisfy all your project desires! Green wood – wood that has been recently cut and is therefore still ...

Fine Woodworking on Hand Tools

Now back in print! To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Fine Woodworking, the Taunton Press is re-releasing a number of classic titles from the early days of the magazine. Long out of print, the books are filled with expert information that's as timeless now as when it was first published. Sophisticated new power tools come and go, but fundamental wood-working skill begins and ends with hand ...

Small Shop Projects

Become a wizard at creating beautiful keepsakes from all that saved scrap with Small Shop Projects. In this one-of-a-kind DVD, woodworker Jim Cummins shows you how to transform small scrap you can't bear to throw away into a valued treasure. You'll learn several variations on making intriguing boxes ... and discover a level of precision and technical wizardry that enhances all of your ...

Fine Woodworking's Essential Tool Chest Plan

This traveling tool box is designed to hold your essential hand tools, keeping them close at hand on a benchtop or countertop and tucking away easily when not in use. The design combines a deep till for planes and saws with a pair of drawers below. The sides and bottom are attached with through-dovetails, and the fixed shelf is attached with through-tenons. The rest of the joinery is ...

Sew Adorable

Sewing custom children's clothing is child's play! Ordering one-of-a-kind, hand made clothing is an extravagance most of us cannot entertain. Thankfully Sew Adorable: Classic Clothes for Boys and Girls makes sewing stylish and affordable designs extremely easy for beginners and intermediates. In this comprehensive guide you will learn how to sew unique and charming clothes for your babies and ...

Amigurumi

The craze for crocheting cute characters has swept Japan and now everyone can discover the appeal of the latest art form. Amigurumi – which literally means crocheted stuffed toy – is fast, fabulous and fantastic fun. The necessary techniques can be learned in minutes and it’s perfect for creative people of all ages. This gorgeous new title features a range of inspiring designs ...

Fine Woodworking's Arts and Crafts Bed Plan

Building a bed requires working in a large scale, but this project breaks the job into several parts, making planning and assembly more manageable. Build from the outside in: posts and long rails first, then vertical pieces, and then center rails. This approach allows you to dry-fit the piece to get true dimensions for the internal members. Also included are directions for building a router jig ...

Take a Tin

The humble tin is celebrated with Take a Tin, author Jemima Schlee's comprehensive, fun guide to turn everyday items into something spectacular. By cutting, painting, piercing, and spraying tins, craftspeople can complete eye-catching and distinctive objects for the home. All the techniques, templates, and equipment required are explained so all you need to do is get your tin collection started. ...

Fine Woodworking's Everyday Cabinet Plan

This small cabinet can be built quickly using a minimum of materials. The sides and back are frame-and-panel construction, with frame stiles biscuited to the legs. The rest of the joinery, other than the drawers, is mortised and tenoned. Among the fancy elements are slightly flared feet, which are easy to replicate using a template, and knife-hinge hardware. A detailed project plan and ...

Fabulous Mini Quilts

Mini quilts--get in on this hot new trend! These pint-sized quilts are perfect for today's time-strapped crafters and the best way to learn this fun craft is--Fabulous Mini Quilts, a Threads Select booklet.  In just 32 pages, you will learn how to quickly stitch five beautifully designed mini quilts, plus how to turn a sixth pattern into a pillow. A primer on how to quilt. You'll learn--or enjoy ...

The Organic Fruit and Vegetable Gardener's Year

The Organic Gardener's Year is an indispensable guide to everything, you, the aspiring organic gardener needs to know - season by season. Whether you’re planting on a narrow windowsill, in a small patio, an allotment or a large garden, you can dip in to this easy-to-navigate reference and discover facts, tips and inspiration to help you grow the most popular produce - the organic way. ...

One Pattern Many Ways, Volume 2

Learn designer secrets for manipulating a pattern.  In One Pattern Many Ways with Angela Wolf, Vol. 2, this popular sewing instructor shows you how to get the most from her new Evelyn Dress and jacket pattern.  And she invites you to follow along and do the same. One pattern...countless interpretations.  Angela starts with a favorite pattern and then walks you through some of the techniques she ...

Beginning Woodcarving

A bumper collection of articles from the pages of 'Woodcarving' magazine covering the essential techniques the novice woodcarver will need to make good progress in levels of confidence and in expertise. Previously published as Woodcarving Techniques for Beginners and Useful Techniques for Woodcarvers.

Fine Woodworking's Arts and Crafts Side Table Plan

Inspired by the designs of Gustav Stickley, this small table has pegged through-tenons that join the lower stretchers to the legs. This is a relatively simple project that uses little material and can be built with common hand tools and machines. Much of its beauty lies in the simplicity of its design and the precision of its joinery. With slight changes in size, this table can be used in many ...

Felted Scarves, Hats & Mittens

Make a pretty heart-shaped bag and matching hat, and a whole jaunty wardrobe of mittens, scarves, and hat & scarf sets—all in warm and lovely felted knits. Knitwear designer Kathleen Taylor makes felting accessible for all skill levels. (Felting is simply knitting a pattern very large and very loosely—then washing in warm water to “felt” and shrink the wool into a luxurious material.) Even ...