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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Big Book of Intarsia...

37 Projects and Expert Techniques for Segmentation and Intarsia From a 17 year old who creates his own designs to a professional who enhances her artwork with acrylic paint and food coloring, there’s no better way to learn intarsia than from someone else’s experience. That is why...

Art of the Chicken C...

A Fun and Essential Guide to Housing Your Peeps! Keeping chickens – even for city dwellers is a trend that just keeps on growing. With this book, today’s modern farmer will find plans and construction techniques for making seven different coops, along with fun chicken facts, and...

Woodworker’s G...

How to Choose, Setup and Master the Most Useful Planes for Today’s Workshop There is much to consider when choosing a woodworking handplane. This guide teaches you how to discern the difference between each style of plane, how to select one that’s best for your approach to ...

Woodworker’s G...

Straight Talk for Today’s Woodworker The practical information in this shop-tested manual gives woodworkers everything they need to know about their favorite material: wood. Woodworkers will learn how wood behaves in response to atmospheric humidity, how to measure its moisture...