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Readymade: How to Make Almost Everything: a Do It Yourself Primer
Readymade
How to Make Almost Everything: a Do It Yourself Primer
Hardcover      ISBN: 1400081076
An innovative assortment of dozens of unusual, irreverent, and useful projects explains how to create a variety of fun objects from everyday household items, including a woven rug made of shopping bags or an ottoman constructed of old phone books, and includes detailed, step-by-step instructions and photographs. 40,000 first printing.
Amy Butler's Midwest Modern: A Fresh Design Spirit for the Modern Lifestyle
Amy Butler's Midwest Modern
A Fresh Design Spirit for the Modern Lifestyle
Hardcover      ISBN: 1584795816
Ancient Greek Monuments to Make
Ancient Greek Monuments to Make
Paperback      ISBN: 0880451149
Shelf Life: Modern Package Design 1920-1945
Shelf Life
Modern Package Design 1920-1945
Paperback      ISBN: 081180075x
Shows and describes antique packaging for cosmetics, grooming products, food, beverages, health care products, cigarettes, auto care products, office products, games, puzzles, and art supplies
Introduction to Pyrography: The Art of Woodburning
Introduction to Pyrography
The Art of Woodburning
Paperback      ISBN: 1903975379
Daniel Wright's enthusiasm for his subject is beautifully captured in a sequence of clear, easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs and unusual projects. Taking his inspiration from pen and ink, engraving and watercolour techniques, he demonstrates many exciting methods and traditional ways of working, creating landscapes, trees, flowers, animals and buildings. Information is include on the types of wood to use, how to prepare surfaces, working with the grain and enhancing designs. He goes on to illustrate shading and faux marquetry, and there's a section on using photographs and sketches to produce unique designs. Daniel's individual, whimsical style is the perfect complement to the objects he decorates: bowls, boxes, plates, frames, panels, a chess set, a nursery stool, and more.
Creative Bird Carving
Creative Bird Carving
Paperback      ISBN: 0486415287
Describes the equipment, tools, and techniques used in the carving process, and offers step-by-step instructions for detailed projects.
Crafts of West Bengal
Crafts of West Bengal
Hardcover      ISBN: 0944142451
Distributed by the U. of Washington Press. Pottery, mats & basketry, embroidery, textiles, metal work, jewelry, wood & stone musical instruments, ivory, shell & horn, hill crafts, and festival crafts are treated in separate chapters. The text describes the crafts, the creators, and the cultural context. Illustrated with abundant color photos. 10.25x10.5" Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Authentic Antique Stenciling
Authentic Antique Stenciling
Paperback      ISBN: 0887401406
Knots and How to Tie Them
Knots and How to Tie Them
Hardcover      ISBN: 0517093693
A guide to tying useful, decorative, and magic knots features step-by-step illustrations and a clear text that teaches readers how to create everything ranging from simple hitches to complex lariats, trick knots, and rope tricks.
House
House
Hardcover      ISBN: 0395363179
The author of "The Soul of a New Machine" analyzes the intimate details of building a new house from the point of view of those involved--from owners and architects to builders and carpenters