You can do that, quickly, easily and save money! Beginning woodworkers (or experienced woodworkers that are in a hurry) can build these top-quality projects quickly and efficiently. Each project requires a minimum of tools (only hand and portable power tools) and a minimum of woodworking experience. These projects need only inexpensive materials that are easily found at your local home center stores, saving you time and money. This book includes a training manual for using each tool, making it perfect for the beginning woodworker. The projects are not the typical napkin holders. They are tasteful and useful, making this book a good choice for the experienced woodworker in a hurry!
The Art of Whittling has provided readers with a wonderful introduction to the enjoyable hobby of whittling for decades. First published in 1930, Walter L. Faurot’s guide was one of the first manuals on the subject. This book contains a wealth of traditional whittling project that are not found in many other books today.
For a woodworker, there’s nothing more satisfying than building a project that adds beauty and function to a busy home: the stunning cutting board used every night in the kitchen, the elegant and helpful end-table next to the bed, or the handsome coffee table that proudly serves in the living room. Ultimately, it’s the handmade pieces of furniture that become the family heirlooms for generations to come. With Handmade Furniture by Rafael Nathan, a professional cabinetmaker and the editor of Australian Woodworker Magazine, woodworkers of all skill levels will discover 21 beautiful projects that will be a welcome and proud addition in any room in the house. Ranging from boxes and trays to tables and cabinets, the stylish yet straightforward projects require only a limited number of hand and power tools and will enhance a woodworker’s joinery abilities as they progress from biscuits and dowels to dovetail and mortise and tenon joints. With the thoroughly documented, expert step-by-step instructions, and the helpful cutting lists, illustrations, and photographs, woodworkers from new to old are guaranteed to successfully build handmade furniture that will last a lifetime.
Written specifically for the woodworker seeking new adventures in the world of wood. Awaken your modern design aesthetic with 21 striking contemporary designs for the home. The fusion of nature’s elegant shapes and modern architecture’s bold symmetry yields a dynamic and engaging collection of designs for scroll saw woodworking. Your imagination will be captured by the bold lines, sinuous curves, and captivating shapes of these dynamic pieces. Patterns, easy-to-understand instructions, and step-by-step photography make crafting these projects attainable, no matter your skill level. Perfect for beginners looking to progress their scroll saw abilities with interesting and compelling projects; learn the ropes of scroll sawing with seven step-by-step photo-illustrated instructional projects. Advanced woodworkers can master joinery, 3D cutting, and inlay with advanced projects such as Nesting Boxes, the Zigzag Business Card Holder, and the Flower Abstraction Wall Mirror. The chapter on designing your own patterns means you’ll never again be without a project to create. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, no woodworker’s library is complete without this dynamic book. Each completed project is a conversation piece, and you’ll have a constant stream of visitors who won’t be able to resist picking up these engaging works of art. Inside, find everything you need to create these exciting and dynamic projects-New York City Wall Art, Beautiful Branches Wall Art, Cat-shaped Mantle Clock, Retro Modern Wall Clock, Radial Design Box, Oak Leaf Box, Flower bud vases, Business card holders, Picture frames, And more!
Every woodworker will want to own this colorful, information-packed, mammoth resource for weekend crafting. It’s filled with 150 classic projects, and features an introductory section that walks readers through the various planning stages. It’s all covered: selecting the right wood, working with patterns, gluing, and finishing. Novices can effortlessly make simple mirrors, shelves, clocks, and jewelry boxes, while those with slightly more advanced skills can try the small cupboard, blanket chest, or side table. For outdoors, there are whimsical weathervanes, whirligigs, plants stands, and trellises. Some of the sweetest items are just for kids, such as animal pull toys, wheeled cars, puzzles, a winged rocking chair, and vintage-style doll accessories. Every project include finishes or surface decoration options, plus drawings and patterns