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Spalting 101

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Stop pouring beer on your wood! Take your spalting time from years to hours in this detailed DIY guide to spalting wood. No more beer, mayonnaise, leaves, and blind hope. Instead, this guide gives you the specific instructions you need...

50 Bird Woodcarving Patterns

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Soar to new heights with this helpful how-to on power carving a variety of wooden birds. Featuring internationally-known woodcarver Frank Russell, this guide offers expert instruction on a wide range of carving techniques and ways to improve your skills. Original...

Living with Wood

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

A great guide for budding wood workers, parents, and future wood scientists. For anyone who has ever used, owned, or been curious about wood of any kind, this guide offers a fantastic summary of the science behind the material? anatomy,...

Carving Realistic Animals with Power, 2nd Edition

Schiffer Publishing

$16.99

Every power tool and technique necessary for capturing the animal kingdom in wood is presented in this thorough and engaging volume. Frank C. Russell provides concise instructions and never-before-demonstrated techniques and carving sequences for transforming a block of wood into...

Thinking Inside the Roughout

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

Thinking Inside the Roughout leads new and experienced carvers through the creative, carving, and painting process of 28 of America? top caricature carvers. In each chapter, a member of the Caricature Carvers of America creates a unique carving, starting from...

Multi-Axis Spindle Turning

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Master the art of multi-axis spindle turning! This book offers a strategy for understanding multi-axis turning and the many options available to create unique forms. Dill, a self-professed "experimental turner," takes readers step by step through this complex area of...

Carving Marine Mammals with Power

Schiffer Publishing

$16.99

This intermediate power carving series continues with a dive into the sea, giving the carver the instruction for creating marine mammals. Step-by-step instructions, sequential photos, working drawings and patterns, and color schematics lead the woodworker through the completion of the...

Sharpening Woodworking Tools

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

There is much discussion among artisans when it comes to improving the cutting behavior of tools quickly and permanently, but the debate is settled here, where expert engineers and master craftsmen prove the benefits of sharpening blades and tools using...

Scroll Saw Pictures, 2nd Edition

Schiffer Publishing

$14.99

A master scroll sawyer presents this easy-to-understand step-by-step guide for creating cutout pictures, flat or in relief. Learn how to cut out a pair of wolves under a moonlit, mountainous landscape from a drawing and discover many other traceable cutout...

Carving 18th-Century American Furniture Motifs

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The carved embellishments found on eighteenth-century American furniture pieces are what make them memorable works of art. This book directs the serious student through nine authentic elements from the colonial period. Each chapter is devoted to one element and provides...

New Woodturning Techniques and Projects

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

For woodturners at an advanced level, this book offers skills, projects, and inspiration. The 10 new turning techniques here allow experts to expand their skills and also learn tips that make for better projects. Step-by-step instructions and a wealth of...

Hardwood Edging and Inlay for Curved Tables

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

A must-have reference for every woodworker's library, this well-illustrated book shows how to apply a hardwood edge and inlay to any curved tabletop. Learn how to use a simple and elegant system consisting of a set of large, offset template...

On the Edge of Your Seat

Schiffer Publishing

$59.99

Over 200 photos plus insightful essays from a variety of perspectives celebrate the chair?he centerpiece of furniture arts over the course of American furniture making?n this inspiring showcase of 45 works from 39 artists. These chairs, benches, and stools are...

Spalted Wood

Schiffer Publishing

$60.00

For the first time, the history of spalted wood?ood coloration caused by fungi?s detailed in a comprehensive resource covering the science, the history, and the applications of spalting. Featuring 870 photos and photomicrographs, this resource goes back 700 years to...

Laminated Wood Art Made Easy

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

This second installment in the Laminated Wood Art series focuses on using a multi-generational process to create unique, symmetrical wood art patterns with intricate designs. This straightforward method involves cutting laminated strips of different wood species at various angles and...

How to Build a Flatiron Skiff

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

For the economical do-it-yourselfer who wants to build his or her own skiff, this instruction manual relies on simple techniques and hand-powered tools and shows how to make a boat in a minimum amount of time. Start your flatiron skiff...

Rooted: Creating a Sense of Place

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

The movement to buy locally, which has gained momentum in the areas of produce and food, is now spreading to arts and crafts. Through the work of over seventy contemporary furniture makers, the role of place in the creative process...

Concepts to Caricatures

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

Celebrating their 25th Anniversary, the Caricature Carvers of America's newest project offers an exclusive look into the creative carving process of twenty-six of America's top caricature carvers. CCA members have been given free rein to create one-of-a-kind carvings representative of...

Deep Relief Wood Carving

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

This guide for carving an intricate, three-dimensional dogwood branch sculpture in butternut lends itself well to wood carvers at most skill levels and will inform and inspire carvers to create future 3D relief projects. The book includes advice on power...

Creating Decorative Chairs for Children

Schiffer Publishing

$16.99

Turn that old, dilapidated chair that has been sitting in your garage or basement into a decorative piece of art for your children's bedroom or playroom. In this new DIY book, master painter Sammie Crawford takes you through seven step-by-step...

Your Personal Hang-ups

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

"I am interested in your personal hang-ups: Not your lifetime neuroses but your (ideal) hat, coat and/or clothes tree or hanger, wall hooks, free standing pole, rack, stand or small wall system. With this invitation Gail M. Brown, an independent...

Robin Wood's CORES Recycled

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Initially, they were the waste product of wooden bowls turned in an ancient technique by Robin Wood of the United Kingdom, an expert pole-lathe turner and author. Known for his historical and functional objects made on a foot-powered lathe, Wood...

Outdoor Carpentry

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

Outdoor Carpentry is the first "tool" you need to fulfill all your dreams for a large terrace, a flowerbox, an outdoor kitchen, a fence, a shed, a small bench, an entire carport, or a whole array of other projects for...

Home Workshop Jigs and Fixtures

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

With over 170 color photos, 120 plans and graphs, and clear, straightforward text, this book offers woodworkers a golden opportunity to take their shop and skills to the next level with a full-range of scrap-wood problem-solving projects. You will have...

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