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  • The Urban Woodsman
    The Urban Woodsman (Hardback)

    Hand carving is easy, satisfying and therapeutic. Create your own unique pieces and carve with confidence thanks to detailed information on tools, cutting techniques and clear step-by-step photography accompanying each project.

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  • Pyrography Basics
    Pyrography Basics (English, Paperback) Lora S. Irish

    Making it easy for beginners to learn the creative craft of woodburning, this title provides a thorough introduction to basic tools, materials and techniques. It shows readers learn how to set up a practice board to experiment with strokes and settings before moving on to working projects with confidence.

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  • Making Wooden Gear Clocks
    Making Wooden Gear Clocks (English, Paperback) Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts Magazine

    Making a piece of wood move is fun, but making it tell the time is truly amazing! Inside this book you'll find ingenious plans for creating impressive wooden machines that actually move and keep time.

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  • Pyrography Patterns
    Pyrography Patterns (English, Paperback) Sue Walters

    Offers 30 North American wildlife illustrations and 10 border designs to use in woodburning projects. This title offers large ready-to-use designs in both line and tonal patterns. It includes tips on transferring patterns, as well as advice on segmenting and manipulating the images to create your own custom designs.

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  • Learn to Burn
    Learn to Burn (English, Paperback) Simon Easton

    Taking you from basic woodburning concepts to tips and techniques that encourage your creativity and help you develop your own individual style, this title offers fifteen step-by-step projects for making decorative gifts - from spoons and spatulas to bangles, bowls and bookmarks - illustrated with how-to photographs.

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  • Snitte: The Danish Art of Whittling
    Snitte: The Danish Art of Whittling (English, Hardback) Frank Egholm

    A fascinating practical introduction to the Danish art of whittling, with inspiration and instructions for making adorable decorative wooden birds. Snitte, Denmark's art of wood whittling, is a rite of passage for most Scandinavians, and the passion for it lasts a lifetime. ...

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  • Woodimals
    Woodimals (English, Paperback) Jim Sweet

    Woodimals are fun and creative puzzles made in the shapes of countless animals from around the world. This title helps you turn your workshop into a classroom for your children or grandchildren and present them with an engaging and interactive learning experience.

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  • Guilloche
    Guilloche (English, Hardback) Calina C. Shevlin

    Guilloche is the decorative engraving of a metal surface, such as watch cases, cufflinks, or the Faberge Egg, with the use of a hand-powered device called a rose engine. This passionately researched book tracks the birth, decline, and revival of this endangered craft and features exclusive information from the worlds few living professional guillocheurs, as well as an exploration of the...

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  • Chris Pye's Woodcarving Course & Referen
    Chris Pye's Woodcarving Course & Referen (English, Paperback) Chris Pye

    Akin to having a one-on-one carving course with a master carver, this resource-a collection of tips and trickshoned over many years-mentors newcomers and serious beginning woodcarvers alike. A comprehensive guide for those who want to learn carving, this manual provides a handful of lessons, including how to choose the best woods, safe tool handling tips, making cuts, and executing a variety of techniques. The careful step-by-step instructions that are explained in a warm conversational voice help novice crafters find quick success and encouragement as they work on a number of carving motifs and three projects for both relief and in-the-round styles. For serious beginners eager to know more about a timeless craft, this go-to reference provides an answer to every question.Author Bio: Chris Pye is an internationally-acclaimed woodcarver and a carving instructor. He is the author of several bookson the subject including Elements for Woodcarving; Lettercarving in Wood; and Woodcarving Tools, Materials & Equipment.

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  • Sheet Metal Work
    Sheet Metal Work (English, Hardback) Marcus D. Bowman

    Sheet metal is a common and widely used material, which can be easily worked using hand tools or simple machinery. This book takes a practical approach to the manufacture of sheet metal parts, and explains how you can make full use of hand tools and machines to produce ambitious work of a high standard.

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  • Learn to Weld
    Learn to Weld (English, Hardback) Stephen Christena

    In Learn to Weld, teach yourself to be a master of the craft with the step-by-step instructions, learning tools and troubleshooting for your welding needs. This book has instructions on Master MIG (an abbreviation for Metal Inert Gas) welding. and the metal fabrication techniques you need to repair, create, and duplicate projects in your home welding studio....

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  • Pen Turner's Workbook, 3rd Edn Rev and Exp
    Pen Turner's Workbook, 3rd Edn Rev and Exp (English, Paperback) Barry Gross

    Helps you learn to make pens that are both practical - and beautiful! This title provides new pen kits and mechanisms with techniques, along with the instruction and creative ideas for both the novice and the experienced turner looking for new ideas.

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  • Stickmaking Handbook
    Stickmaking Handbook (English, Paperback) Clive George, Andrew Jones

    Stickmaking Handbook is a fantastic introduction to the wonderful world of creating a wide range of traditional walking sticks, market sticks and crooks; there are 21 projects in total. Stickmaking Handbook also discusses seasoning timbers, shaping, carving and shanking handles as well as a wide range of colouring and finishing methods.

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  • Woodburning Realistic People
    Woodburning Realistic People (English, Paperback) Jo Schwartz

    Turning a photograph of a loved one into a realistic pyrography pattern is easier than you think! Discover the art of portrait burning, and start creating perfect likenesses of your favorite people in wood.

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  • Woodland Craft
    Woodland Craft (English, Hardback) Ben Law

    Accompany woodsman Ben Law as he celebrates the amazing diversity of craft products made from materials sourced directly from the woods. With fascinating information on the history, language and traditions of the crafts, coppice management and tree species, this book teaches about all aspects of the low-impact woodland way of life.

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  • Woodturning Christmas Ornaments with Dale L. Nish
    Woodturning Christmas Ornaments with Dale L. Nish (English, Paperback) Dale Nish

    Woodturned Christmas ornaments are a delight to make and are beautiful pieces to hang on a Christmas tree or anywhere throughout your home during the holiday season. In this book, the author presents some of his favourite Christmas ornament designs. Each project is accompanied by detailed step-by-step instructions and photos.

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  • Jackson's Hallmarks
    Jackson's Hallmarks (English, Paperback) Ian Pickford

    A revised edition of the classic pocket guide to hallmarks.

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  • Power Carving Manual (Best of WCI)
    Power Carving Manual (Best of WCI) (English, Paperback) Woodcarving Illustrated

    Featuring 16 woodcarving projects, this title helps crafters learn about the various benefits of carving with power tools and how to master this technique. It includes information about power units, hand pieces, carving burs, materials shopping and maintenance advice, as well as the particular techniques associated with various types of tools.

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  • The Mini-Lathe
    The Mini-Lathe (English, Hardback) Neil M. Wyatt

    The mini-lathe is a useful tool in the model engineer's workshop. With more choice of more compact machines, a mini-lathe is able to accommodate a wide range of engineering requirements, projects and techniques. This title shows the application of mini-lathe techniques. It is suitable for the engineer and for those with limited workshop space.

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