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3D Printers: A Beginner's Guide, 2nd Revised and Expanded Edition

This must-have book will guide you through your first steps in 3D printing at home! Get started with a solid overview of concepts and techniques, and learn the basics of 3D construction with essential information on data files, programs, and software, such as 3ds Max, Rhinoceros 5, ZBrushCore, SolidWorks, Sketchup Make, Blender, and more. This newly updated edition of 3D Printers: A Beginner’s ...

Basic Benchwork for Home Machinists

For amateur metalworkers, this book is a practical, hands-on guide to engineering benchwork that teaches all the valuable hand tool skills and procedures for files, punches, hand filers, and more. Well-illustrated with concise technical diagrams, tables, and black and white photos, you’ll learn all the tricks and gain a solid foundation in the basics of engineering benchwork.

Basket-Weaving Crafts

Basket-Weaving Crafts is a must-have beginner’s guide to basketry! Featuring 22 contemporary projects, step-by-step instructions and illustrations, and high-quality photography, this book is the gateway to creating modern masterpieces. An introduction explains all the materials and basic techniques in easy-to-understand descriptions before continuing on to the projects, from a serving tray and ...

Big Book of Embroidery

A visual encyclopedia of stitches, the Big Book of Embroidery is the essential, go-to reference guide for both beginner and experienced embroiderers. Containing 250 popular embroidery stitches and techniques for loop stitches, straight stitches, woven stitches, and more, this book provides detailed close-up photography and step-by-step illustrations and captions. Followed by 29 projects for ...

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 ...

Hello Angel Fun & Fantastic Coloring Collection

Let your imagination bloom as you color page after page of beautifully intricate designs! Coloring artist Angelea Van Dam gets you started with gorgeously colored examples and helpful hints on dazzling coloring techniques like layering, blending, and patterning. Guided Coloring Pages make coloring easy for beginners with ready-to-use color palettes.

Hidden Picture Puzzles at the Zoo

Bust out your binoculars! Hidden Picture Puzzles at the Zoo is filled with over 40 full-page black and white hidden puzzle pictures, all from inside the zoo. With more than 400 secret items and animals for children to find within each illustration, from cute monkeys to tough lions, they’ll be on the prowl for hours! They’ll also learn while they play by reading the mini fun facts in the margins ...

How to Send Smoke Signals, Pluck a Chicken & Build an Igloo

Curious to know what to do if you get caught in an avalanche? Ever wondered how to stop a runaway horse? Want to impress people by predicting the weather or telling time without a clock (or an iPhone app)? How to Send Smoke Signals, Pluck a Chicken & Build an Igloo is filled with 75 wilderness skills, from practical to potentially useless. Told with a sense of humor and a lot of interesting ...

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 ...

Live a Colorful Life Coloring Book

Express yourself through positive thinking and calm meditation with this must-have therapeutic coloring book by best-selling author, Thaneeya McArdle. Featuring all new art and uplifting sentiments, this book serves as the perfect reminder that it’s all good!

Making Your Own Bush Knife

From outdoor excursions to everyday use at home, bush knives are practical tools with many uses. Now, you can make your own! Great for beginning knifemakers, learn how to select the steel, forge it, quench it, and grind it into a usable knife. Author, outdoorsman, blacksmith, and knifemaking instructor Bradley Richardson describes the techniques of both stock removal and forging, and how to ...

Quilt Block Genius, Second Revised & Expanded Edition

From Sue Voegtlin, the best-selling author of Block Genius, this expanded and revised edition contains new smaller blocks for miniature quilts, new quilt settings, new sampler quilt patterns, and even a “create your own block” technique! Featuring 300 pieced quilt blocks that can be made into 1001 blocks, plus helpful tips to create even more blocks with easy math in a user-friendly chart format ...

Super Simple Woodworking and Furniture Making

A must-have guide for furniture building novices, learn an easy “glue, screw, cap” joinery method from professional female woodworker, Eugenie Giasson, to assemble beautifully simple furniture! Using commonly found wood and commonly owned tools – just a saw and a drill – follow easy instructions, cutting templates, and power carving directions for decorative features for 30 furniture projects, ...

101 Quilting Tips & Tricks Pocket Guide

The ultimate pocket guide to quilting by nationally-known quilting authority Penny Haren, this book is packed with expert tips and tricks on equipment, short cuts, organization, color, patterns, machine quilting, and more! Providing 101 great tips for beginning quilters but also filled with new information for experienced quilters, there’s tricks for everyone to try!

Applique: The Basics and Beyond, Second Revised & Expanded Edition

Containing visual information to instruct a beginner or improve an experienced appliquer’s techniques, this updated, award-winning classic features two new projects and information on wool applique preparation and stitching, hand applique, and updated tools. With step-by-step tutorials and 550 photos and illustrations to practice applique in 10 creative projects, this is the ultimate go-to ...