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Learn to Draw Dragons

Dragons have captured the imaginations of artists for eons. Images of these fiery beasts appear in the earliest myths, on the armor of medieval knights, and in today's popular culture. Use this book to create your own fantastic renderings of mankind's favorite foe—the dragon!Dragon aficionado and acclaimed artist Lora S. Irish shares tips and techniques for creating your own exciting dragon ...

Professional Results: Soft Furnishings

Learn the techniques that interior designers use to create beautiful soft furnishings, with 9 detailed projects for curtains, blinds, scatter cushions, bed valances, and more.

Secret London, Updated Edition

Discover the heart of one of the world's greatest capital cities, with more than 20 miles of original walks that uncover London's best-kept secrets.

U.S. Military Designs for Woodworking & Other Crafts

This creative sourcebook of U.S. military art offers dozens of full-size patterns for use in Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy-themed projects. These ready-to-use designs are perfect for use in crafts from scroll sawing and woodcarving to pyrography, papercrafts, and leatherwork. Commemorative insignia are provided for all major modern U.S military operations, including World ...

Useful Machine Shop Tools to Make for Home Shop Machinists

Make 15 home machine shop tools for benchwork, the lathe, and milling operations. Each practical tool takes no more than 3-4 hours to make and requires no special materials.

100 Foods You Should Be Eating

Take a simple approach to health and good food, with 100 easy-to-prepare recipes that are each based on one indispensable main ingredient.

A Foodie's Guide to London

This beautifully photographed guidebook takes you on a gastronomic tour of more than 100 of London’s finest food experiences, shops, services, and trends.

Alan Dunn's Tropical & Exotic Flowers for Cakes

Features flowers that can be used on a cake or as a decorative arrangement. In this title, the designs include many species of orchid, rhizomes, gingers, heliconias, bird of paradise, bougainvillea and more. It also includes a comprehensive introduction covering all the essential information on materials, tools, techniques and basic recipes.

Authentic Regional Cuisine of India

Follow one of South Asia's oldest and longest roads for an eye-opening look at the culture and traditions of Indian food, accompanied by recipes that reflect the real India.

Backyard Foundry for Home Machinists

The process of casting metal in a sand mold, a craft which has been practiced for centuries, is actually very simple. Most towns of any size once had a small foundry to perform small-scale casting jobs. Today’s home shop machinist must either adapt commercially available castings, or send away to a specialist foundry at considerable expense and delay. The alternative is to make your own custom ...

Billingsgate Market Fish & Shellfish Cookbook

This comprehensive guide to fish cookery offers invaluable advice on selecting fish, sustainability, techniques for fish preparation, and over 80 delicious recipes.

Billingsgate Market Fish & Shellfish Cookbook

This comprehensive guide to fish cookery offers invaluable advice on selecting fish, sustainability, techniques for fish preparation, and over 80 delicious recipes.

Building Outdoor Kitchens for Every Budget

This book brings attractive and functional outdoor kitchens within the reach of budget-conscious homeowners, with lots of design ideas, plenty of dream kitchens for inspiration, and more than 300 clear how-to photographs. Highly accessible DIY instructions carefully guide the reader through all aspects of construction—even cutting and installing a granite countertop. It shows you how to build ...

Carving Flat-Plane Style Caricatures

One of the world’s most notable folk artists, Harley Refsal has been decorated by the King of Norway for his pioneering contributions to Norwegian folk art, particularly flat-plane figure carving. A Professor Emeritus of Scandinavian Folk Art, he shares his expertise with thousands of carvers in courses and presentations across North America. Harley was featured in a PBS Craft in America ...

Fun with Stitching

Did you think embroidery was complicated and confined to flowers? This cute, crazy, and clever little book will dispel those myths and inspire you to take up needle and thread.