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Beginner's Guide to CNC Woodworking

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 & 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. With helpful tips and notes throughout to capture a realistic yet playful essence of each animal, this is the perfect book for woodcarvers looking for ...

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. Plus, each project has its own QR code for video extras!

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Joy of Chip Carving

The final book from the leading icon in US wood chip carving, Wayne Barton offers his expert instruction and inspiration based on a lifetime of study, understanding, practice, and achievement. Detailing his philosophies and methodologies on line and design, how to layout, carve, and finish, and even including his highly sought-after Barton Capitals and Foliated Alphabet templates that have never ...

Woodworker's Handbook

The complete reference handbook for DIY home woodworking, this is an absolute must-have guide for beginners and even experienced craftsmen. Every tool you’ll ever need is laid out with guidance on how and when to use it, from gauges and shaping tools to clamps, drills, and more. Every technique you’ll ever use is described and detailed, from constructing to finishing. You’ll know what type of ...

Carving Small Characters in Wood

Making tedious techniques more approachable, Carving Small Characters in Wood offers simple methods in a smaller format to carve compact caricatures with personality. With step-by-step directions and photography, you’ll be able to learn and appreciate this form of miniature character wood carving. Starting off with basic lessons then slowly progressing into greater, more detailed challenges, ...

Carving Undercover Santas

He’s always watching, but ever wonder how? Carving Undercover Santas features 7 step-by-step projects with patterns for carving Santa in disguises during his off-season, plus a gallery of 6 additional designs. From a Chef and Park Ranger Santa to a Lifeguard and Basketball Coach Santa, make St. Nick part of your décor all year-round!

Scroll Saw Baby Animals

From baby pandas and piglets to bear cubs and lion cubs, this book has over 50 scroll saw projects and patterns that focus on young animals found in the zoos, woods, jungles, and oceans of the world. Providing basic information on using a scroll saw to creating puzzle animals, there even a few simplified projects with pieces large enough that are safe for children to play with!