Real Cidermaking on ...

An Introduction to Producing Cider at Home Cidermaking is part of a rich tradition that dates back hundreds of years. Now you can make yourself a part of this tradition by becoming an at-home cider maker. Real Cidermaking on a Small Scale will teach you everything you need to know about the...

Tumbleweed DIY Book ...

Perfect for your guest cottage, writing studio, home office, backyard gym, or craft workshop. Events: Visit the Fox Chapel Publishing booth at the Maker Faire and see our 99-square-foot Tiny House Beavan model designed by Jay Shafer, author of The Tumbleweed DIY Guide to Backyard Sheds...

2011 Maker Faire ...

Join Fox Chapel Publishing at the 2011 World Maker Faire in New York! For more information, please click on the Maker Faire banner.  We hope to see you...

Cigar Box Guitars by...

The Ultimate DIY Guide for the Makers and Players of the Handmade Music Revolution Cigar box guitars have never been more popular and now you can learn to make your own. You don’t need to spend a lot of money and you don’t need to have a shop full of tools. All you need to do is...

Handmade Music

The Ultimate Guide to Making Foot-Stompin Good Instruments Hand-making musical instruments is part of a growing trend that even celebrities such as Jonny Depp and guitar legend Jack White are taking part in. It doesn’t require a lot of money or an expertise in woodworking and...

Relief Carving Proje...

Expert Advice and 37 All-Time Favorite Projects and Patterns A smooth piece of wood, some sharp carving tools and the 37 tried-and-true relief woodcarving projects and patterns from the archives of Woodcarving Illustrated, are all that is needed for this popular form of artistic expression....

Fantastic Book of Ca...

A Sketchbook of Designs for Collectors, Woodcarvers, and Artists The Fantastic Book of  Canes, Pipes, & Walking Sticks is the remarkable work of (the late) Harry Ameredes, notable artist, woodcarver and sculptor. Spanning 35 years of work, these fabulous pen and ink sketches showcase...

Cabinet Construction

Straight Talk for Today’s Woodworker Each book in the new Back to Basics Series is designed and written to teach woodworkers core information they need to succeed in a clear and plain-spoken manner. Like the series’ slogan says, “Your world is complicated enough – your...

Illustrated Guide to...

A Complete Course on Making Clothing for Fit and Fashion What are the building blocks of a great wardrobe? For men, the shirt, and pants. For women, the blouse, skirt, dress, and pants. The Illustrated Guide to Sewing: Garment Construction will teach the home seamstress how to make them all,...

Easy & Elegant ...

How to Create Beautiful Fashion Accessories from a Few Basic Steps Bend It, Shape It, Anyway You Want It…Wire Jewelry with Easy & Elegant Beaded Copper Jewelry. Prolific craft author and instructor Lora Irish is back with a fresh volume of craft techniques this time on making wire...

Outdoor Parents Outd...

A Guide to Getting Your Kids Active in the Great Outdoors! There is a movement upon us full of parents who refuse to let their children become an obesity statistic and who understand the fate of the environment rests with connecting their kids with the outdoors. Outdoor Parents, Outdoor...

Sidewalk Canvas by J...

Chalk Pavement Art at Your Feet! Stumbling upon a detailed work of art in the middle of a street or sidewalk would make anyone stop, admire its beauty, and wonder why someone would create something so magnificent in such a non-permanent manner. Part folk art, part performance art, this...

The Art of Steampunk...

Extraordinary Devices and Ingenious Contraptions from the Leading Artists of the Steampunk Movement Events: Book Signing, Sat., 09/10/11 at 7 p.m. – The Way Station, Brooklyn, NY Book Signing, September 17 & 18, 2011 – Maker Faire, Flushing, NY – details pending ...

Labeling America: Po...

The Story of George Schlegel Lithographers, 1879-1965 Cigar box labels in the late 19th and early 20th centuries were not only amusing and beautiful to admire, they were a testament to the printing process of chromolithography and an important precursor to today’s methods of product...

Lettering & Sig...

10 Skill-Building Projects for Carving and Painting Custom Signs We use signs everyday – to figure out which way to go, to know if a store is open or closed, to welcome guests, and to mark a room as belonging to someone special – just to name a few. Hand carved wooden signs can add...