Whether you're new to the craft of woodworking and looking for a great first project or you're a seasoned craftsman showcasing a piece of treasured wood, it's hard to deny the appeal of a cutting board. The techniques can be as simple or as complex as you like and the finished designs can be tailored to suit any style or taste.
A refreshed edition of a practical and charming introduction to the time-honored craft of whittling--now with brand-new step-by-step illustrations.
Culled and assembled by Romeyn Beck Hough between 1888 and 1913 in what still remains a stunning and unparalleled achievement, American Woods--originally published in 14 volumes, with actual specimens mounted on card stock--is a work of breathtaking beauty that has set the standard for the study of trees and wood.
Hundreds of clever tips, solutions, and easy ways to elevate every day, from America’s most trusted lifestyle authority, in one must-have handbook
Inside these pages Martha shares all her best good things—the original life hacks for the home—to make your life easier, more fun, more delicious, and more efficient.
For centuries, post-and-beam construction has proved to be one of the most durable building techniques. It is being enthusiastically revived today not only for its sturdiness but because it can be easily insulated, it is attractive, and it offers the builder the unique satisfaction of working with timbers.
Wiring repairs, replacements, and upgrades are among the most popular projects for home DIYers--and, potentially, the most fraught with risk. With an unerring emphasis on safety, wiring expert Steve Cory prepares homeowners for the most common situations they are likely to encounter and gives them the confidence to tackle their own home wiring projects.
This is your beginner’s guide to mastering the art of woodworking!
From simple joinery techniques to fine woodworking, this reference guide will teach you how to use more than 100 tools and techniques to create beautiful pieces of wooden furniture.
The debate over the merits of power tools vs. hand tools has raged for years, but the bottom line is that you need both to be a successful woodworker. Machinery provides efficiency for labor-intensive tasks such as sawing and planing, whereas hand tools are used to create fine details that machines can't duplicate. Power tools don't replace hand tools, they complement them.
For years, woodworkers have turned to Fine Woodworking magazine, in particular the popular annual Tools & Shops issue, for advice about setting up their woodworking shop. This book is a collection of the best of those workshop articles from the last 10 years.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The star of the hit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up helps you visualize your ideal lifestyle.
Discover how resin can transform your next woodturned project into a work of art...
If you are weary of a large house with high property taxes, big utility bills, tons of maintenance, and too much stuff, you’re definitely not alone!