Looking for a simpler, more natural way of working with wood? Create beautiful wooden objects from fresh green wood by becoming skilled in the crafts of whittling, axe-based furniture making, and turning.
With green woodworking there's no need for costly materials and machinery. All you need to begin crafting is a log, an axe, and a hand knife.
Starting with the selection and splitting of your very first log, let Wood Craft show you all the techniques of green woodworking and g
If you love your tools, want to understand them, look after them, own the very best, and use them effectively, then this is the book for you. A complete visual guide featuring more than 800 images, and a foreword from Nick Offerman, The Tool Book pays homage to generations of craftsmanship, ingenuity, and know-how.
It looks at tools from every angle, so you can understand the structure and make-up of your trusted tool, and includes illustrations of tools in action. Gallery pages display
Sarah Beeny's practical good sense and expert eye, combined with her natural warmth and energy, are familiar to fans of her hugely popular TV programmes. In 100 DIY Jobs, she shows exactly how to tackle 100 most common household jobs.
Whether you want to build your own bed or put a bookshelf together, this guide shows you how to tackle your chosen woodwork task. It helps you learn how to master the key woodwork techniques, from simple skills to intricate carving, following instructions and photographs. It also shows how to use hand, power and machine tools.
This title is about one family's experience of building in the Cape and is not an attempt to cover an A to Z of building. We hope it will help you in your quest and will inspire you to hop on the renovating train.
Learn how to clean so efficiently that you'll spend less time doing it! Cleaning advice on everything from CD players to lace and feathers, the microwave to the kitchen sink. Whatever you need to clean, How to Clean Practically Anything offers practical, efficient and easy solutions.
Offers suggestions about the most useful information to note when documenting your home over the years, such as the type of materials you used in a renovation if you need to match them, and what to include in the basic plans of a room or garden.