Cute and Simple Woodworking
35 Beautiful Step-By-Step Projects For The Home
Paperback ISBN: 1782490507
Learn how to make simple wooden objects to decorate and enhance your home and garden using basic tools that are readily available from all hardware shops, and a variety of paint techniques. Begin with a guide on working safely, selecting appropriate tools and designing using found objects and both reclaimed and new wood. Find out, too, about the types of paint and brushes you can use for different effects and finishes. The 35 projects include both practical and decorative items and will add a touch of charming style to every room of the house. Each project has a skill level, so you can start with an easier project, such as a flower keyring or wooden bunting, and then try using more advanced skills – why not make a tool box for all your woodworking kit, or a shelf for the bedroom? All the templates you’ll need are also included. Traditionally seen as a male hobby, this book proves that woodworking is for everyone! Every project is illustrated with inspirational photography and beautiful step-by-step artworks and comes with clear, step-by-step instructions and artworks. Projects reuse the same basic techniques, so you’ll soon grow in confidence and realise how many beautiful objects can be made with only simple tools.
The Invisible Line
When Craft Becomes Art
Hardcover ISBN: 1617136530
(Book). The Invisible Line: When Craft Becomes Art is a compilation of seven West Coast artisans' thoughts on a subject that is normally left to art historians and PhD candidates. The contributors are all at the top of their respective fields and have been self-employed most of their careers, which gives them a unique insight into the question at hand. Copious photos of their exquisite work offer readers a window into their world.
Backyard Projects for Today's Homestead
Paperback ISBN: 1440305552
Maximize your outdoor living spaces through creative woodworking! Today's challenging economic climate has motivated many homeowners to stay in their current homes rather than upgrade, and this has sparked a major trend in what is often called the "don't move: improve!" movement. By putting a small amount of money (and some time) into sprucing-up your backyard, you can create a veritable oasis with the projects in this book. Not only can these projects improve quality of life, but building them can also be a great financial decision. Backyard Projects for Today's Homestead includes: - 20 illustrated step-by-step projects that are within the skill level of beginning woodworkers - Information on choosing durable materials, working with reclaimed lumber, applying finishes appropriate for outdoor wear - More than just outdoor furniture - includes chicken coops, decking, gates, etc