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  • Carving 18th Century American Furniture Elements: 10 Step-by-Step Projects for Furniture Makers

    By Tony Kubalak

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781933502328
    • Publisher: Linden Publishing
    • Published: December 2010
    Presenting 10 projects?from shaping the surface through layout to rough carving and detailed carving?this guide explains the process of carving authentic motifs found on the most treasured pieces of 18th-century American furniture. Written with a two-pronged approach, the book first emphasizes that these are learned skills and offers guidance while, secondly, providing all the complex details that serious carvers need to reproduce each element with confidence. Selected for their importance and popularity on museum-quality pieces, projects include the cabriole leg, Philadelphia-style ball and claw foot, carved foliage on knee, Philadelphia rosette, and Newport flame finial, among others.
  • Carving Award-Winning Songbirds: An Encyclopedia of Carving, Sculpting and Painting Techniques

    By Lori Corbett

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781565231825
    • Publisher: FOX CHAPEL
    • Published: February 2005
    This handbook provides all the tools and guidance needed to carve and paint realistic songbirds, including an overview of carving tools, materials, and safety. An in-depth look at carving techniques covers bandsawing basics and songbird anatomy, including instructions on carving the torso, head, and feathers. A special section focuses on the difficult task of carving the legs and feet. Three projects, the Mountain Bluebird, the Waxwing, and the Red-Breasted Nuthatch, feature natural history notes, male and female measurements, patterns with step-by-step instructions and progressive photographs, and paint-mixing charts.
  • Carving Birds and Beasts: The Best from Woodcarving Magazine

    By Woodcarving Magazine

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780946819928
    • Publisher: GUILD OF MASTER CRAFTSMAN
    • Published: June 1996
    Birds and animals are the most popular subjects for woodcarvers. In this thorough and inspiring guide, full-color photographs and numerous diagrams illustrate each project from multiple angles, and helpful tips are offered on achieving good results. Projects include mare and foal, humpback whale, leaping dolphin, bison, prairie dog, swans, and 25 more. In addition, interviews withfamous carvers explain how they approach their craft.
  • Carving Gargoyles: Grotesques, and Other Creatures of Myth

    By Shawn Cipa

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781565233294
    • Publisher: FOX CHAPEL
    • Published: April 2009
    From chimeras to gargoyles, this step-by-step tutorial to making these mysterious figures guides beginning woodworkers through the entire carving process and includes finishing techniques to fully capture the haunting and humorous expressions of these popular ornaments. After mastering traditional water-spouting gargoyles and classic grotesques, a pattern gallery of rowdy characters and functional projects—including a gargoyle cane-topper, a green man door knocker, a crouching imp, and a screaming keystone grotesque—provide new challenges for experienced carvers. A directory of where to find surviving gargoyles around the world complements fascinating information on the symbolism, legend, and lore of each spirited creature. 
  • Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners

    By Robert Jubb

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781861086938
    • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman
    • Published: November 2011
    Demonstrates how to create netsuke--intricately carved Japanese miniatures--through six projects and twenty-three inspirational ideas that range from a bumblebee to a dragon.
  • Carving Realistic Animals with Power, 2nd Edition

    By Frank C. Russell

    Our Price: $16.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780764358722
    • Publisher: Schiffer
    • Published: January 2020
  • Celtic Woodcraft: Authentic Projects for Woodworkers

    By Glenda Bennett

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781861082442
    • Publisher: GUILD OF MASTER CRAFTSMAN
    • Published: July 2004
    This is a collection of 20 diverse Celtic designs to inspire woodworkers of all levels and the projects are accessible even to those readers with limited woodworking skills: by working systematically through the book, beginners can acquire a good mastery of the subject, while the more advanced carver will find lots of new ideas for a long-neglected area of celtic design. Projects have been cleverly devised so that it is possible to make all of them with a fairly basic range of tools.
  • Chairmaking & Design 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey Miller

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781933502069
    • Publisher: Linden Publishing
    • Published: January 2007
    Using a hands-on tutorial approach, furniture maker Miller teaches woodworkers the skills they need to design and build chairs that are comfortable, durable, and beautiful. Step-by-step instructions are given for seven chair projects of increasing complexity, ranging from a simple dowel chair to an armchair with extended front legs and a padded seat. Photographs (b&w and color) and drawings of chairs in various stages of construction accompany the text. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Children's Furniture Projects

    By Jeff Miller

    Our Price: $22.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781561585045
    • Publisher: TAUNTON
    • Published: October 2002
    Both traditional and contemporary designs provide tasteful projects for a childhood's worth of furniture that will be treasured and passed on to future generations. This book includes step-by-step instructions, detailed technical illustrations and numerous tricks of the trade, making it accessible to woodworkers at all skill levels.
  • Circular Work In Carpentry and Joinery

    By George Collings

    Our Price: $21.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780941936484
    • Publisher: LINDEN PUBLISHING COMPANY
    • Published: May 1992
    A survey of circular work of both single and double curvature.
  • Civil War Woodworking: 17 Authentic Projects for Woodworkers and Reenactors

    By A.J. Hamler

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781933502281
    • Publisher: LINDEN PUBLISHING COMPANY
    • Published: February 2010
    Ranging from fairly easy to moderately difficult, this woodworking manual furnishes accurate reproductions of Civil War?era objects. Historical information about manufacturing and woodworking in the 19th century complements a discussion on standards, offering interested craftspeople all the relevant information to produce authentic replicas in the modern shop. Step-by-step instructions present a variety of projects?such as an officer's field desk, an ammunition box, a folding camp table, a lantern, and a camp chest?and a detailed history accompanies each item. With period photographs of the original items as well as modern images of re-enactors using the reproductions, this reference will appeal to both the woodworker and history buff.
  • The Complete Book of Woodcarving: Everything You Need to Know to Master the Craft

    By Everett Ellenwood

    Our Price: $27.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781565232921
    • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
    • Published: June 2008
    From making the first cut to applying the finish, this comprehensive reference details every aspect of woodcarving. All the essentials are covered for beginning woodworkers, such as how to choose appropriate woods; how to set up a wood shop; how to select, use, and sharpen tools; and how to perform fundamental techniques, such as the push cut, pull cut, stop cut, and slicing cut. General carving styles, from classical to whimsical to rustic, are also covered, as are the basic steps of power carving. Eight projects designed to help newer woodworkers build proficiency and a handy resource section round out this fully illustrated, must-have resource for woodcarvers.
  • Provides technique tips, tool advice, an explanation of wood types, shop safety, and step-by-step instructions for creating furnishings including a country wall cabinet, a two-step stool, and a formal bookcase.
  • The Complete Guide to Making Wooden Clocks: Traditional, Shaker & Contemporary Designs

    By John A. Nelson

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781565232082
    • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
    • Published: October 2003
    "Basic techniques, clock designs, and parts lists are included in this guide to constructing a handsomely crafted, handmade wooden clock. A history of clockmaking in America is accompanied by basic craft information including clock components, authentic movements, and modern clock innovations. Provided are classic antique designs such as the tambour shelf clock, the black mantel clock, and the Shaker wall clock, and contemporary designs such as krazy klock, the balloon shelf clock, and the sextant desk clock. Details on incorporating both exotic woods such as cocobolo, purple heart, and zebra wood as well as classic woods such as cherry, oak, and figured maple are provided. "
  • The Complete Guide to Sharpening

    By Leonard Lee

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781561581252
    • Publisher: Taunton Press
    • Published: December 1996
    Discusses sharpening equipment, explains techniques and methods, and provides step-by step instructions for sharpening everything from chisels to drill bits

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