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Turning to Art in Wood

Schiffer Publishing

$59.99

In these pages, you'll find a celebration of the evolution of the Wood Turning Center's museum collection and its 25th anniversary of leading the growth, awareness, appreciation, and promotion of artists and their creation and design of art in wood...

Mind & Hand

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Beautiful contemporary furniture, designed and made by 72 US woodworkers who are members of The Furniture Society, headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina. Seating, case furniture, and accessories demonstrate the healthy state of handmade furniture in which creativity abounds in thoughtful...

Power Carving a Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab

Schiffer Publishing

$16.99

The Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab comes to life in this new D-I-Y book. Step-by-step instructions illustrated with 215 color photographs, will help both the beginner and advanced woodcarver learn how to carve this nautical species using power tools. The book...

Relief Carving with Nora Hall

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

Take your carving to the next level, as Master Woodcarver Nora Hall demonstrates the fundamentals of carving and how to properly handle the tools. She'll show you that to become a great woodcarver, all you need are the tools, good...

Carving Animals -- Bunnies and Chipmunks

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

Having taught carving classes for more than 30 years, Rosalyn Daisey brings the same step-by-step format that she uses in her classes to the written page for the sixth time. The subject is carving and painting small animals. There are...

Advanced Veneering and Alternative Techniques

Schiffer Publishing

$39.99

Wood veneer offers a wide range of artistic and creative freedom; the varied figures, colored grains, and shimmering textures of veneers, especially burls, offer an aesthetic not found in any other natural material. Scott Grove, award-winning artist and self-taught woodworker,...

Caricatures in Motion

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Whether running, jumping, or walking, subtle twists or turns of the body can ultimately give a carving a sense of motion. That concept is proven here. Caricature Carvers of America members offer up a variety of carvings of figures in...

Turning Segmented Lamps

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Take your lathe work outside the box and learn how to turn beautiful wooden lamps made from an infinite array of segments assembled from small pieces of wood. From fundamental skills to advanced, Ralph Buckland takes you through the techniques...

Hand Planes in the Modern Shop

Schiffer Publishing

$39.99

Plane users, craftsmen who would like to become plane users, and plane collectors all will find a wealth of how-to information, backed with more than 500 images in this definitive guide to hand planes. The use of hand planes results...

Carving Mexican Wrestlers

Schiffer Publishing

$16.99

With step-by-step photos and instructions, this book teaches wood carvers the steps necessary to create six of Mexico's colorful, costumed wrestlers, the Lucha Libre. The wrestlers bring a time-honored tradition to the wood carving world. Patterns for six different wrestlers...

How to Carve Bellamy Eagles

Schiffer Publishing

$16.99

John Haley Bellamy (1836-1914) was a folk art woodcarver from New England, best known for his eagles. His work is prized today by collectors, and has been copied more than any other artist from "the golden age of woodcarving." These...

Pickin' Stick

Schiffer Publishing

$16.99

The pickin' stick is an easy-to-play, steel-stringed instrument with a diatonic scale, but it is also the perfect first instrument for aspiring luthiers. This illustrated woodworking guide will take you step-by-step as you build, string, tune, and play your own...

Wharton Esherick and the Birth of the American Modern

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

An exploration of Wharton Esherick's artistic evolution during the early decades of the twentieth century. Based on the exhibition in the Kamin and Kroiz Galleries of the University of Pennsylvania, this work expands upon the exhibition's themes with well over...

Crafted from Nature

Schiffer Publishing

$16.99

The author features three women who share their special designs of rustic woodworking. Using the materials that nature provides, they create beautiful furniture and accessories for home and garden. New Yorker Jane Voorhees creates a picture frame using birch bark...

The Fine Art of Marquetry

Schiffer Publishing

$39.99

Master furniture craftsman Craig Vandall Stevens takes you from novice to advanced woodworker with this illustrated guide to marquetry, a technique where different colors of wood veneers are carefully cut to fit precisely together, forming a single sheet of veneer....

Turning Natural Edge Bowls

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

The natural edge bowl is an example of how man and nature can work together to create beauty. With this book of 214 color photos and concise text, readers can learn to create a variety of natural edge bowls. Beginning...

Acanthus Carving

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

For thousands of years, the acanthus leaf as a motif has spread through the realms of architecture, decorative items, furniture, marine carvings, signs, and frames. While this decorative element is ubiquitous, until now no one has bothered to describe in...

Festool®Essentials: The Sanders

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

The Festool? sanding system meets every sanding need, making the task faster and more enjoyable. Designed to work with the Festool dust extraction system, the result is a clean, efficient performance perfectly suited to the job at hand. These sanders...

Festool*R Essentials: The Routers

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

The highly acclaimed Festool*R system includes a line of four router models, the OF 1010 EQ, the OF 1400 EQ, the OF 2200 EB, and the MFK 700 EQ. Each has unique qualities that suit it for a particular job....

Wood Art Today 2

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

This survey of current trends in international woodworking explores the artists' inspirations and techniques. Veteran wood artists and newcomers are featured in hundreds of striking color photos. Includes carvers, turners, and sculptors of free standing and wall mounted sculptures, installation...

Wharton Esherick Studio & Collection

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Artist Wharton Esherick (1887-1970) is best known for his sculptural wood pieces and the way he applied the principles of sculpture to designs for functional objects. His pioneering work has made him an inspiration to fine woodworkers worldwide, helping to...

Scroll Saw Basics

Schiffer Publishing

$14.99

Step-by-step instructions for techniques to make wooden puzzles and works of art with a scroll saw, and over 80 color photos that clearly illustrate the tool and techniques. Scroll saw components and features are discussed to familiarize readers before the...

Lighted Scroll Saw Projects

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

Attractive fretwork projects are highlighted by adding an artificial light source for effect. Make an elegant box style mantle clock with illuminated display stand, some eye-catching acrylic Christmas presents to place under the Christmas tree, or a cross wall sconce...

Carving an 1880s Western Train

Schiffer Publishing

$16.99

This 1880s-style Western Train woodcarving is part of the effort of The Caricature Carvers of America to promote the art of caricature carving. This new book contains not only pictures of the wonderful finished work, but patterns for the characters...

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