The Big Book of Weekend Woodworking

150 Easy Projects


Author: John A. Nelson,Joyce C. Nelson

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781579906009

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 447

View: 8710

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.

Building Small Projects


Author: N.A

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781561587308

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 154

View: 1524

Building Small Projects offers ways to build skills by completing useful items. From the editors of Fine Woodworking-the dream team of woodworking professionals-this is the ultimate visual reference for woodworkers of every skill level.

Ridiculously Simple Furniture Projects

Great Looking Furniture Anyone Can Build


Author: Spike Carlsen

Publisher: Linden Publishing

ISBN: 1610350049

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 122

View: 5699

"35 great do-it-yourself projects"--Cover.

Woodworking in a Weekend

20 Simple Projects for the Home


Author: Mark Griffiths

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452131929

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 6899

Finally, a nuts-and-bolts woodworking guide with achievable and beautiful projects that people actually want to use! Woodworking in a Weekend is the ultimate go-to basic woodworking handbook, featuring 20 simple yet eye-catching projects that require only basic tools and reusable wood. With creative and practical projects, including a rustic table made from axe handles, attractive shelves made of ladders, and even instructions for building a beehive, this gorgeous book is perfect for anyone who wants the satisfaction of building their own furniture without the hassle of extensive time commitments or fancy tools. Including clear, step-by-step instructions, inspiring photographs, and helpful how-to illustrations, crafters will soon be building classic, long-lasting home décor.

Woodworking Simplified

Foolproof Carpentry Projects for Beginners


Author: David R. Stiles,Jeanie Stiles

Publisher: Chapters Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781881527985

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 152

View: 7141

Offers instructions for nineteen simple woodworking projects, and discusses basic tools and the proper way to use them

Small Woodworking Projects


Author: Fine Woodworking

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781631861314

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 5327

Anyone can take a picture of a person. But few of those pictures are worthy of being considered a portrait. A true portrait will reveal something personal or intimate about the person, allowing the observer to see into the subject's nature. These are the pictures that speak 1000 words. We would all like to capture and preserve small yet revealing vignettes of our personal histories. But many of us rely on pure luck to catch those moments. In Beyond Portraiture, renowned photographer Bryan Peterson shows how to successfully take portrait shots that speak volumes - at any moment, any place. Renowned photographer Bryan Peterson shows how to successfully take portrait shots that speak volumes, how to spot the universal themes that everyone can identify with and how to use lighting, setting and exposure to reveal the wonder and the joy of everyday moments. Beyond Portraiture makes it easy for anyone to create memories that will last a lifetime. - Bryan Peterson consistently appears at the top of Bookscan's best-seller list for photography! - Specific enough for beginners, yet insightful enough for professionals - Wonderful book for parents, teachers, anyone who treasures keepsakes Bryan Peterson is an internationally renowned photographer, writer, and teacher. He's written for many magazines, including a monthly column for Popular Photography. He also teaches a number of live photo workshops as well as online with, where he's the always sold-out star instructor of their online photography courses. He divides his time between Seattle, Washington and Lyon, France.

Great Book of Woodworking Projects

50 Projects for Indoor Improvements and Outdoor Living from the Experts at American Woodworker


Author: Randy Johnson

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565235045

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 255

View: 6610

Shop tested expert advice for woodworkers on how to build 50 attractive and functional woodworking projects for all areas of the house from storage for the kitchen and the outdoors, to furniture and heirlooms. An ideal resource for woodworkers looking for a new project or wanting to spruce up their home, this book has plans for projects that can take a few hours, or up to a weekend to complete.

Woodworking 101

Skill-Building Projects That Teach the Basics


Author: Aimé Ontario Fraser,Joe Hurst-Wajszczuk,Matthew Teague

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1600853684

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 300

View: 8616

"A comprehensive, highly visual self-teaching guide that will help any beginner become a confident woodworker in no time"--

One-Board Woodworking Projects


Author: Andy Standing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781600857799

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 175

View: 4439

"This book is a clearly illustrated, practical guide to building fabulously functional household projects from a single plank of wood"--

Maximize Your Router Skills with Ken Burton


Author: Kenneth Burton

Publisher: Popular Woodworking Books

ISBN: 9781558707795

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 1175

Do Almost Anything With Your Router! Most woodworkers know the router is a great power tool for creating profiles and some joinery work - but the router is capable of much more. Learn how to: cut circles create inlays and veneer make mouldings use it as a jointer This book (and DVD) teach basic to advanced router woodworking projects and the jigs needed to build them. Learn to use your router to its maximum potential!

Easy Wood Furniture Projects

32 Step-by-step Projects for the Home


Author: Creative Publishing International

Publisher: Creative Pub International

ISBN: 9780865736306

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 158

View: 1025

This easy-to-use manual features projects that have been tested by experienced carpenters. Step-by-step instructions are illustrated with color photos for every project.


A Step-by-Step Photographic Guide to Successful Woodworking


Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756670020

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 400

View: 5164

Whether you want to build your own bed or put a bookshelf together, find out how to tackle your chosen woodwork task with confidence with Woodwork: A Step-by-Step Photographic Guide. Learn how to master the key woodwork techniques, from simple skills to intricate carving, following clear instructions and photographs. Find out how to use hand, power and machine tools and discover the strengths of over 100 different woods. Packed with inspirational and practical craft projects that are easy-to-follow, this is the only book to give you a complete illustrated woodworking course. Perfect for enthusiasts who want to develop their skills and ideal for the beginner, intermediate and advanced woodworkers alike.

The Complete Book of Woodworking


Author: N.A

Publisher: Landauer Books

ISBN: 9781890621353

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 480

View: 2570

More than 40 fabulous projects and 1,200 step-by-step illustrations offer users information they need to become master woodworkers.

The Collins Complete Woodworker

A Detailed Guide to Design, Techniques, and Tools for the Beginner and Expert


Author: Editors of Woodworker's Journal

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060825758

Category: House & Home

Page: 352

View: 1613

With woodworking fast becoming one of the most popular pastimes in the country, The Collins Complete Woodworker, from the editors of Woodworker's Journal, is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to get better acquainted with this rewarding hobby. Written in an easy-to-understand style and accompanied by hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations, this encyclopedic reference covers tools and techniques in 16 lively chapters. The chapters on woodworking equipment range from simple hand tools to stationary powered machinery (and just about everything in between) and explain not only how different tools work but their roles in the shop, with a special emphasis on safety. Separate chapters are devoted to specific types of woodworking such as carving, woodturning, and veneering, while other chapters provide in-depth coverage of the materials of woodworking, from hardwood to hardware. There are even special sections offering projects to challenge your growing skills, tips on shop resources, and a glossary of woodworking terminology. Whether you have already discovered the lure of the wood shop or are just getting started, The Collins Complete Woodworker is the reference you've been looking for. For more than three decades, Woodworker's Journal ( has chronicled the development of new woodworking tools, techniques, and materials. The magazine's team of editors works closely with one of the largest pools of talented writers in the woodworking field today to inform, inspire, and motivate readers to continue developing their skills. Well-known and widely published authors such as Michael Dresdner, Ian Kirby, Frank Klausz, Bill Hylton, Chris Marshall, Sandor Nagyszalanczy, and Scott Phillips have helped to make Woodworker's Journal America's leading woodworking authority. Published six times a year, Woodworker's Journal tests and reviews new tools and equipment, explains key shop techniques, and offers a broad range of projects for woodworkers of all skill levels. Woodworker's Journal provides the knowledge and inspiration readers have come to rely on to hone their skills.

Woodworking For Dummies


Author: Jeff Strong

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118053294

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 384

View: 2483

You've seen a few shows on TV, and working with wood looks like it could be quite entertaining and rewarding. After all, you get to create something that you can proudly display to your friends and family. But where and how do you begin to move from expressed interest to hands-on experience? Woodworking For Dummies shows you how your raw building materials stack up, with everything you wood need to know about hardwood, softwood, plywood, veneer wood, plain-sawn wood, rift-cut wood, quarter-sawn wood, solid wood, man-made wood, and more. This down-to-earth guide gives you the goods on how boards are made from trees and the characteristics of hardwood and softwood species, plus all the buzz on Gearing up with the right tools Putting safety first in your workshop Using adhesives and glue Working with wood joints Smoothing it out by sanding and filling Adding color with stains and paints Protecting your work with topcoats Whether you want to put together a simple plywood bookcase or an incredible solid oak dining table, Woodworking For Dummies can help you get organized as you craft your plans for a piece that'll reflect your personal touch. You'll discover how to Measure and mark your wood Distinguish among saw designs Choose and use sharpening tools Hone in on hot melt glue Speed things up with modern frame joints Get down to the nitty-gritty on nails Apply water-based polyurethanes This handy reference packs in essential information for the novice woodworker and some advanced tips and tricks to jumpstart any woodworker's existing skills. Includes detailed illustrations and how-to photos.

The Art of Community

Building the New Age of Participation


Author: Jono Bacon

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449338674

Category: Computers

Page: 576

View: 5648

Online communities provide a wide range of opportunities for supporting a cause, marketing a product or service, or building open source software. The Art of Community helps you recruit members, motivate them, and manage them as active participants. Author Jono Bacon offers experiences and observations from his 14-year effort to build and manage communities, including his current position as manager for Ubuntu. Discover how your community can become a reliable support network, a valuable source of new ideas, and a powerful marketing force. This expanded edition shows you how to keep community projects on track, make use of social media, and organize collaborative events. Interviews with 12 community management leaders, including Linus Torvalds, Tim O’Reilly, and Mike Shinoda, provide useful insights. Develop specific objectives and goals for building your community Build processes to help contributors perform tasks, work together, and share successes Provide tools and infrastructure that enable members to work quickly Create buzz around your community to get more people involved Harness social media to broadcast information, collaborate, and get feedback Use several techniques to track progress on community goals Identify and manage conflict, such as dealing with divisive personalities

Outdoor Woodworking


Author: GMC EDITORS.,GMC Editors

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781784942472


Page: 128

View: 7293

Outdoor Woodworking is an impressive new title containing a collection of projects, all ideal for the garden, patio or deck. There are some projects ideal for those just starting out in woodworking and others that will challenge even the experienced woodworker. All of the projects include clear guidance on how best to approach the construction of each piece. There are also a number of projects which include helpful hints and tips to achieving perfect results. All of the projects either include step-by-step photography or detailed diagrams and some projects include plans where necessary. Projects include: bird table, picnic bench, garden obelisk, rose arch, garden gate, dovecote, toy wheelbarrow.

DIY Wood Pallet Projects

35 Rustic Modern Upcycling Ideas to Personalize Your Space


Author: Karah Bunde

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440574480

Category: House & Home

Page: 208

View: 463

Turn simple shipping pallets into stunning crafts for your home! With DIY Wood Pallet Projects, you can finally personalize your space without having to spend a fortune on getting that perfect rustic chic look. Featuring 35 creative upcycling ideas, you'll transform old wood pallets into beautiful projects that will help fill your home and yard with style and personality. If you've never picked up a power tool, don't worry. The easy, step-by-step instructions guide you through the entire woodworking process as you recreate all of your favorite designs. Inside, you'll find one-of-a-kind creations like: Rustic wood clock Herringbone coffee table Planter box with mitered corners Cut-out silhouette art Pallet slat–backed bookcase Complete with stunning photographs and plenty of inspiration, each of the designs in DIY Wood Pallet Projects will be the perfect addition to your home.


40 Diy Woodworking Projects


Author: Logan Kelley

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781543217445


Page: 102

View: 3504

Woodworking: 40 DIY Woodworking Projects BOOK #1: Woodworking: 15 D.I.Y. Picture Frame Projects BOOK #2: Woodworking: 5 D.I.Y. Small Open Shelf Building Plans BOOK #3: Woodworking: 10 Awesome Things You Can Build With 2x4s BOOK #4: Woodworking: 20 Cool Woodworking Projects You Can Make For Your Home

Fun & Easy Scroll Saw Projects


Author: Patrick E. Spielman

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780806993997

Category: House & Home

Page: 192

View: 560

An incredible collection of more than 235 decorative and functional patterns and more than 100 projects. Many of these projects are ideal for the beginning scroller and can completed in an hour or less. Most do not require expert sawing skills or fancy equipment. Work with a variety of materials other than wood, including paper, plastic, and metal, and try your hand at using interesting finishes. A review of basic techniques and illustrated instructions help you complete these fun and easy projects.