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  • Beneath the Ice

    By Ben Apfelbaum

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780525485292
    • Publisher: E.P. DUTTON
    • Published: May 1990
  • Big Book of Weekend Woodworking: 150 Easy Projects

    By John A. Nelson

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781579906009
    • Publisher: LARK BOOKS
    • Published: May 2005
    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.
  • Bird-Friendly Nest Boxes and Feeders: 12 Easy-To-Build Designs that Attract Birds to Your Yard

    By Paul Meisel

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781565236929
    • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
    • Published: April 2012
    Bird-Friendly Nest Boxes and Feeders offers ten simple and classic designs for building traditional birdhouses and feeders, plus valuable insights on creating the perfect backyard bird environment. More than just a set of plans, it covers how to attract the right kinds of birds and ensure that they will keep coming back. This book includes complete plans for making basic, practical bird-welcoming structures, accompanied by patterns, illustrations and full color photographs. Each project is perfect for individuals striving to create the most natural bird environment possible. Woodworkers from beginner to expert will find projects appropriate for their skill level. This book provides pages of valuable information for keeping feathered visitors happy. From understanding the proper dimensions for a birdhouse, to choosing the right seed for attracting desired species, to learning how to keep squirrels away, the tips and tricks found here will help guide bird lovers to create a backyard oasis.   Readers will get valuable instructions on mounting techniques, types of paint to use, and cleaning tips, plus environmental insights and interesting avian trivia. This book stands out from ordinary birdhouse titles with technical detail on subjects like cavity size, proper hole size, and the ideal distance from hole to cavity floor. The ten plans in this book ordinarily sell for $12.99 each online, a $130 value. Each birdhouse project has been shop-tested by the author's customers, and has proven habitable by the many birds around his Minnesota home.
  • Black & Decker Carpentry Made Simple: 23 Stylish Projects - Learn as You Build

    By Brad Holden

    Our Price: $24.99
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780760357798
    • Publisher: Cool Springs Press
    • Published: August 2018
  • Black & Decker Readymade Home Furniture: Easy Building Projects Made from Off-the-shelf Items

    By Chris Peterson

    Our Price: $21.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780760361627
    • Publisher: Cool Springs Press
    • Published: December 2018
  • Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Decks 6th Edition:

    By Black & Decker

    Our Price: $24.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781591866657
    • Publisher: Cool Springs Press
    • Published: April 2016
  • Blanket Chests: Outstanding Designs from 30 of the World's Finest Furniture Makers

    By Scott Gibson

    Our Price: $27.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781600852992
    • Publisher: Taunton Press
    • Published: March 2011
    No project has more universal appeal among woodworkers at every skill level than the blanket chest. It’s a simple form — essentially a large box with a lid — and yet it can be complex, elaborate, and intricately detailed. This collection of 30 original designs by artisans from around the globe illustrates the versatility of the chest, one of the oldest forms of furniture. The book opens with an overview of chest-building techniques; following are the chests, each of which features design and construction details, working drawings, and technical details of the more challenging pieces. Chests range from traditional to contemporary and offer inspiration to woodworkers and furniture makers of all skill levels. Approximately 200 photos and 50 drawings illustrate these designs.
  • The Book of Wood Carving: Technique, Designs and Projecs

    By Charles Marshall Sayers

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780486236544
    • Publisher: Dover Publications
    • Published: September 1978
    Finest book for beginners discusses fundamentals and offers 34 designs for panels, bookends, mirrors, and other projects.
  • Box-Making Basics: Design, Technique, Projects

    By David M. Freedman

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781561581238
    • Publisher: TAUNTON PRESS
    • Published: September 1997
    Offers step-by-step instructions, illustrated by detailed b&w diagrams and photos, on how to make simple and more complicated decorative boxes. Chapters explain progressively advanced techniques and give instructions for projects using the techniques. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
  • Building Fireplace Mantels: Distinctive Projects for Any Style Home

    By Mario Rodriguez

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781561583850
    • Publisher: Taunton
    • Published: October 2002
    The attractive and distinctive fireplace mantels in this book will inspire homeowners to undertake one of the most popular renovation projects in the home. Step-by-step instructions, cutlists and excellent process photography and illustrations will make this book appeal to woodworkers with varying degrees of expertise.
  • Building Stairs (For Pros By Pros)

    By Andy Engel

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781561588923
    • Publisher: Taunton Press
    • Published: November 2007
    Detailed diagrams and full-color photographs take readers step by step through the complete process of constructing stairs, from essential tools and materials, through the planning and design steps, through the entire building process, to installing railings and other finishing touches. Original. 30,000 first printing.
  • Building Unique and Useful Kids' Furniture: 24 Great Do-It-Yourself Projects

    By Spike Carlsen

    Our Price: $22.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781610353250
    • Publisher: Linden Publishing
    • Published: December 2018
  • Building Wooden Snowshoes & Snowshoe Furniture

    By Gil Gilpatrick

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781565234857
    • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
    • Published: February 2011
    Traditional snowshoes and the art of making them is alive and well in Gil Gilpatrick's authoritative book on the topic. With this book, the reader will learn how to make a variety of snowshoes and furniture made in the snowshoe style using updated materials. Skills such as bending and shaping wood, assembling parts and lacing are emphasized. The reader will learn how to select the size and style shoe that is right for them and how to make them. They will also find directions for making an end table, rocker, coffee table, footstool and wood holder in the traditional snowshoe style. Perfect for any rustic retreat. Detailed plans and patterns are included.
  • Building the Ultimate Kayak

    By Ted Moores

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781552978610
    • Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS
    • Published: August 2004
    Moores pioneered woodstrip/epoxy boat-building and teaches wooden boat construction in Canada and the U.S.; Rössel is an instructor at the Wooden Boat School in Maine. They offer kayaking aficionados a clear, practical guide to building their own kayaks, combining the basic building techniques using simple stitch-and-glue construction and pre-cut marine plywood. Coverage includes a brief history of the kayak; choosing the right kayak; setting up a workshop; tools, materials, and supplies; plywood boat-building techniques; and a "kayak builder's journal" of the day-to-day steps for building a kayak using one of three popular kits--the Coho, the Mill Creek, and the Enterprise. Illustrated with color photographs. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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