The Real Wood Bible is the complete illustrated guide to choosing and using 100 decorative woods! Learn more about the wood you regularly use and discover the benefits of species you haven't previously considered. Find out how trees are converted into boards and veneer, how some remarkable natural effects…
…a variety of decorative figuring, information on wood defects and potential health hazards, and an enlarged glossary. Wonderful full-color pictures give close-up views of the various wood grains, while the main section showcases more than 200 woods used in cabinetmaking, joinery, carpentry, turning…
…25 pen turning projects using the latest hardware kits on themarket, The Pen Turner's Bible takes the reader from simple ballpoint pendesigns on a wood lathe to complex fountain pen designs on a metal lathe.Pen artist Richard Kleinhenz shares with the reader his unmatched expertise inpen making. From…
Featuring 400 outstanding works that range from traditional to wildly contemporary, this superb gallery celebrates the art of the wooden box.
…incorporate custom details in your cabinets to make them even more distinctive. Arched doors, custom cornice treatments, oversize pantry cabinets, and solid wood end panels are just a few of the options to consider.
…valuable insight and experience in the construction of woodworking projects. Complete with instructive photography in a reference book you'll want to keep close by in your wood shop!
…one CD, you get over 200 project plans! (Yes, you read that correctly.) It's a compilation of everything, from projects, to techniques and tips, to wood science, from over nine years' worth of Today's Woodworker magazine (published 1989-1998). Everything, from every issue of the magazine, is on the CD…
…expert instruction for all skill levels. 3 complete step-by-step demonstrations take readers through Rose, Mallard and Lion projects along with tips on wood selection, tool use and shop setup. 80 pages.
How to Select and Apply the Right Finish, written by Bob Flexner.Updated second edition.Detailed step-by-step instructions.More than 300 color photos.
Understanding Wood is widely held as a definitive reference work and the cornerstone of every woodworker's library.
…these pages guide you through the complicated process of identifying, processing, seasoning and drying your own timber. Learn anatomical structures of wood, seasoning and drying requirements, potential problems and solutions, health and safety considerations and more. 192 pages.
This is the definitive classic on making wood signs, and it's back in a newly revised edition! You'll learn the essentials of great craftsmanship including choosing the right wood, using the best adhesives, design tips, safety tips, and so much more. Over 200 color photos. 224 pages by Patrick Spielman…
The mysterious yet easy-to-accomplish art of woodbending is discovered through this integrated book/DVD set. With detailed photographs and step-by-step instructions, you'll have the knowledge to add curves to any project.
…replaceable carbide cutting tips, turning toolshave a taken a quantum leap forward, and "Turning Wood with Carbide Tools"teaches you everything you need to know to make the most of this excitingnew technology. The book includes a number of projects that can be completedright away using a carbide cutter-projects…
…techniques, this volume contains a broad sampling of creative projects with step-by-step instructions and colorful photos to help you turn wood into art. By the end of the book, you will have the confidence to try more complicated projects and experiment with ideas you dream up yourself.
Throw away those expensive gimmicks and learn how the pros get a perfect finish every time. This practical new book filled with shop-tested advice from the craftsman contributors at American Woodworker magazine will show you how. Inside you'll find a wealth of expert guidance for choosing, preparing…
Enjoy this wacky and witty collection of woodworking cartoons. Over 100 original full-page jokes and cartoons about tools, supplies, techniques and more will have you rolling on your shop floor, or at least making copies to hang them up! See the video tab for sample cartoons and jokes.
Throw some curves into your woodworking with this comprehensive manual on the art of bending wood. You'll learn the secrets of steam bending, bent lamination and countless clever methods for machining curved parts. Build an inexpensive steam box from readily available equipment: a tea kettle, a deep…
Watching the form of a living creature--such as a bird, fish, or butterfly--gradually emerge from a piece of beautiful seasoned hardwood is one of the carver's most exciting and satisfying experiences.
…Design and Construct Furniture that Works is your go-to guide for all things wood. The beginning of the book covers basic joinery, carcase construction, and ways of allowing for wood movement, while the lion's share of the book is packed with beautiful and functional furniture projects.
…newly introduced beginners to seasoned carvers, this book has something to enhance every woodcarver's skills. Brimming with expert instruction and nine attractive projects, all the classic carving styles, techniques and fundamentals are covered. Wood and tool selection, sharpening, creating a workspace…
…Finishing Techniques"! This informative book is packed with tips and techniques from the world's most knowledgeable craftsmen. Includes 500 step-by-step photos showing how to achieve flawless finishes with proper preparation, choosing dyes or stains that compliment the wood, how to master the art of applying…
…narrated guide tells you everything you need to know to get a start in wood carving. Includes photos, illustrations, and tips on what tools are best to use and how to maintain them. Plus, you'll enjoy detailed plans on a variety of wood carving projects.
…provide top tips and step-by-step diagrams with instructions in their latest volume of the popular Ultimate Bible Series books. The Ultimate Woodwork Bible is a hard cover reference book for novices and experienced woodworkers looking for new ways to tackle old projects.
…walking sticks. The book is packed with valuable advice, information and step-by-step instructions. Learn what woods, hardware and tools to choose and how to perform basic construction, decorative and finishing techniques. See some stunning examples of famous canes by noted artists and wood turners, and choose…