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Learn to Carve Gnomes, Trolls, and Mythical Creatures

A woodcarving book devoted solely to magical little creatures! Learn to Carve Gnomes, Trolls, and Mythical Creatures boasts a menagerie of 15 step-by-step woodcarving projects you can make with one knife, from a mushroom house, unicorn, and gnome to a wizard, dragon, fairy, and more. Beginners and pros alike will get a kick out of these super simple and sweet designs, all featuring charismatic ...

The Complete Table Saw Book, Revised Edition

This complete guide features essential and up-to-date information needed to set up and tune your table saw and expand your table saw skill set. Featuring all the most critical table saw techniques, from selecting and truing blades to mastering basic to advanced cuts and more, this revised edition also includes updated information on new SawStop technology and other safety products, tips, and ...

12 Spoons, 2 Bowls, and a Knife

Turn a block of wood into a functional heirloom-to-be! A compilation of woodcarving projects from various artists, 12 Spoons, 2 Bowls, and a Knife features 15 step-by-step, beginner-friendly projects ranging from a simple love spoon to a rustic bread bowl. Showcasing the beautiful work from an array of talented wood artists, craftsmen, and Woodcarving Illustrated contributors, this guide to ...

Beginner's Guide to Flat Plane Carving

This approachable method of carving is perfect for beginners and experienced carvers alike! Featuring 15 wood animal projects that focus on the flat-plane style of woodcarving, each design has little to no rounded edges and can be accomplished in just one day. From rabbits and ravens to polar bears and reindeer, learn the super simple Scandinavian flat-plane techniques, further your skills, and ...

Making Toys: Heirloom Cars & Trucks in Wood, Revised Edition

Making Toys is a complete guide to making wooden toys and trucks. Learn from skilled woodworkers Sam Martin and Roger Schroeder as they walk you through a featured Peterbilt truck tractor project with step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photography. Once completed, detailed woodworking plans for other vintage cars – including a Ford Model A pickup, a 1932 Buick sedan, a flatbed trailer, ...

Beginner's Guide to CNC Machining for Wood and Metal

An accessible, beginner-friendly resource to understand CNC (Computer Numerical Control) for anyone interested in CNC woodworking and the future of these technologies. From the fundamentals of CNC to its machinery, software, tools, and materials, this complete guide will teach you everything you need to know in a way that’s clear, approachable, and easy to comprehend. Also included are two ...

Woodburning Projects and Patterns for Beginners

The ultimate beginner-friendly guide to pyrography, this book is the best place to start! Featuring a complete overview and introduction to woodburning, you’ll understand the tools, supplies, and safety precautions involved in this unique art. Learn basic techniques to then complete step-by-step projects – patterns included – for frames, boxes, ornaments, and coasters, as well as how to avoid ...

Woodcarving Holiday Chess Sets

It’s the most festive battle of wits ever! Combine your love for chess, the holidays, and woodcarving into incredible masterpiece projects! Perfect for both beginner and advanced woodcarvers, this guide includes simple caricature carving techniques and step-by-step instructions for each piece. With 12 full-size patterns, you’ll carve werewolf and reindeer knights, a witch and Mrs. Claus as ...

Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture, Revised & Expanded Second Edition

Providing complete shop drawings for 61 classic Stickley furniture pieces, master cabinetmaker Robert W. Lang measured original Craftsman antiques to create these detailed plans. With full perspective views, elevations, sections, details, and cutting lists for each Shaker furniture project, this new paperback collection showcases the heart of the Craftsman aesthetic.

Carving Creative Walking Sticks and Canes

Put your wood carving skills to practical use! This must-have book features 13 wood carving projects with step-by-step instructions and photography for creative and elegant walking sticks. Including projects for both intermediate and advanced wood carvers, painting and finishing instructions are provided, as well as helpful information on types of wood used, methods for joining a head to a ...

Carving & Painting Adorable Animals in Wood

An advanced pattern book featuring 12 woodcarving projects for a variety of animal shelf sitters. From pandas and foxes to raccoons and otters, each design includes a pattern template, hair tract guide, and color chart for painting guidance. Follow step-by-step instructions to complete a charming wolf project, then accomplish the remaining animals on your own! With helpful tips and notes ...

Quick-Start Woodburning Guide

This easy-to-read, small-format guide is the ultimate starting point to introduce yourself to the hobby of woodburning! Perfect for any beginner, jump right into learning about what pyrography is, safety, types of equipment, pens, burning techniques, and other foundational topics. Get a complete overview, and with the suggested lists for further reading and project books, get started!

Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Whittling in the Wild

Whittling in the Wild features more than 30 fun and exciting objects to make using a simple pocket knife, wood, and a handful of household items. With step-by-step instructions and coordinating high-quality photography, whittle and carve a boat, parachute, and so much more. 

Whittling in Your Free Time

In continuation of the bestselling 20-Minute Whittling Projects, Tom Hindes brings you 16 more fast, easy, and fun whittling projects to complete in one sitting! With step-by-step instructions and a focus on the beginner-friendly flat-plane style of whittling, you’ll carve a variety of safari, aquatic, woodland, farm, and domestic animals. Progressing from very simple to more challenging, each ...

Yard and Garden Furniture, 2nd Edition

Complete 20 useful outdoor projects, from simple to sophisticated. With step-by-step instructions, coordinating photography, supply lists, cutting plans, and assembly views, you’ll be equipped with inspiration and guidance to create a wide variety of yard and garden furniture pieces, from a basic garden bench to a more challenging porch rocker.