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Basic Carpentry and Interior Design Proj-
ects for the Home and Garden: Make It
Anna and Anders Jeppsson. An
inspiring do-it-yourself guide. With its almost
50 projects and many lovely interior photos, this
manual is an idea bank for the hobbyist as well
as the interior designer to dip into. Emphasis is
placed on form and function.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 278 color photos & diagrams
• 152 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4363-6 • hard
cover • $29.99
Home Workshop Jigs and Fixtures: Shop
Jim Harrold, Editor. Illustrated with
over 300 images, this book provides dimen-
sioned plans for the most useful jigs and fixtures
for home woodworkers. You will make every
machine and portable power tool better and
safer to use, allowing you to work wood with
extreme precision.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 303 color photos • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4716-0 • soft cover • $19.99
Crafted from Nature: Rustic Furniture
BimWillow. Instructions for using
natural materials to make a birch bark picture
frame, a three-legged table, and a child’s chair
sculpted from a log. Three women artisans
share their techniques and processes, in
photos and captions, so readers have a clear
guide to creating the furniture.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 286 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3326-2 • soft cover • $16.99
Making Willow Furniture: Three Women
Share their Art.
Bim Willow. Three women
rustic furniture makers, Veronica Chenier,
Cassilda Brown, and Jo Kilmer, share their
work and knowledge, offering step-by-step
instructions for three projects, a lampshade,
a gothic-back chair, and a ladder-back chair.
Each project is documented from beginning
to end with color photographs and detailed
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 300 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3249-4 • soft cover • $16.99
Making Rustic Twig Furniture.
The sassafras and willow projects in this book
include a simple bench, a chair, and a baker’s
rack. All are easy and require minimal of tools.
The step-by-step illustrated instructions take
readers through the whole process, explaining
in detail what needs to be done and how to do
it. The results are beautiful furniture for use
indoors or out.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 349 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3250-0 • soft cover • $16.99
Naturally Furnished: Rustic Designs by
Women Artisans.
Bim Willow. A step-by-
step guide for creating home furnishings from
resources found in nature. The beautiful “green”
resultsare,at thesame time,beautiful, functional,
and sustainable. Anita Willis shows how to
build a bow back arm chair, Mary Jane Sussko
makes a two-piece set of a low chair and a side
table, and Stella Larkin uses driftwood to make
a beautiful mirror frame.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 350 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3325-5 • soft cover • $16.99
Making Gypsy Willow Furniture.
Bim Wil-
low. Bent willow furniture, an early American
craft, was a familiar sight on the front porches
of America until the 1930s. Now in an easy to
follow, step-by-step instructional book, one of
America’s foremost makers of twig furniture
shares the technique. Starting with a basic arm
chair, he also shows the creative possibilities
of the form. Each step is illustrated with a full
color photograph, making it easy to construct
garden furniture for your home.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 200 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-0407-1 • soft cover • $14.99
Making TwigMosaic Rustic Furniture.
Hawkins. Rustic furniture is being recognized
today for its primitive ingenuity and beauty.
The twig mosaic style uses the great variety of
color and texture in the bark of twigs to create
wonderful patterns on the surfaces of furniture.
Here is a step-by-step guide to creating a tiered
clock. Every step is illustrated with a full color
photograph and a precise description of the
processes involved.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 240 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0242-6 • soft cover • $14.95
More Twig Mosaic Furniture.
Larry Hawkins.
Twig mosaic furniture is a variety of the rustic
motif that utilizes the great variety of color and
texture in the bark of twigs and trees to create
wonderful patterns on the furniture surfaces.
Larry takes the reader/craftsman step-by-step
through the process of making a three drawer
chest. The techniques learned along the way
can be applied to any number of furniture forms,
many of which are shown in the gallery.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 200 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0499-2 • soft cover • $14.95
Nomadic Furniture: D-I-Y Projects that are
Lightweight & Light on the Environment.
James Hennessey & Victor Papanek. Explore
ideas for home design where everything is
lightweight, folds, inflates, knocks down, stacks,
or is disposable. How-to instructions for making
your own furniture open the doors on creativity,
and simple, money saving options for lightening
a household’s environmental footprint.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 586 photos &
line drawings • 304 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3024-7 • soft cover • $29.99
Do-It-Yourself Coffins for Pets and People.
Dale Power. Dale Power buries himself in a new
art form-the manufacture of special boxes for
pets and people. Here’s one project you won’t
want to put off ‘till tomorrow. All of the tools
and techniques needed to produce strong and
beautiful coffins are presented here in clear,
concise language.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 200+ color photos
6 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-0337-1 • soft cover • $14.99
Fancy Coffins to Make Yourself.
Dale L.
Power. Techniques for coffin construction and
decoration are discussed and illustrated in over
230 color photographs. The installation of work-
ingcoffinhardwareand theapplicationofexterior
finishesand interior liningsareexplained.Patterns
for the coffin and two lid designs are provided.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 230 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1249-9 • soft cover • $14.95
Do-It-Yourself Tombstones & Other Mark-
ers with Dale Power.
Dale L. Power. The
tools and techniques to create long lasting,
beautiful stone monuments and markers Learn
to prepare the stone and sandblasting mask,
the sandblasting process itself, and finishing
touches that will make your monument stand
out among the rest. The gallery is filled with
fine examples of the sandblasting art.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 200 color photos • 64 pp.
21 patterns and templates
ISBN: 0-7643-0745-2 • soft cover • $14.95
The Fine Art of Marquetry: Creating Im-
ages in Wood Using Sawn Veneers.
VandallStevens.An illustratedguide tomarquetry,
a technique where different colors of wood
veneers are carefully cut to fit precisely together,
forming a single sheet of veneer. Explore your
creative potential and learn the essentials using
the tools and materials of marquetry, sawing
your own veneers out of solid wood planks,
wood selection, design, and shading.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 820 color photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3499-3 • hard cover • $39.99
The Art of Marquetry.
Craig Stevens. Mar-
quetry is a technique where different natural
colors of wood veneers are carefully fit precisely
together, creating a spectacular design. Using the
double-bevel cut, the woodworker is led through
a fully illustrated step-by-step process from the
design to the finish. Four patterns ranging from
simple to challenging projects are included as is
an extended gallery of finished works.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 96 pp.
400+ color photos, 4 patterns, gallery
ISBN: 978-0-7643-0237-4 • soft cover • $16.99
Advanced Veneering and Alternative
Scott Grove. Scott Grove,
award-winning artist and self-taught woodworker,
takes you on a journey of working with veneer
and shares his hands-on experience with milling,
flattening, various cutting and seaming methods,
traditional and non-traditional layout patterns,
glues, pressing, and repairing. A special section
dedicated to Grove’s pioneered techniques, wavy
contour seam and spiral match, is also included.
Gold Leaf Application and Antique Res-
Ellen Becker. Gold leaf gilder and
restoration artist Ellen Becker brings her years
of experience to the table in over 300 full color
photos. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions for
various gold leafing and restoration techniques
are included and budding craftsmen are guided
through a series of pro-jects. This is the most
comprehensive instructional book for gold leafing
on the market today.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 300+ color photos • 96 pp
ISBN: 0-7643-0632-4 • soft cover • $19.95
GOLD: Gilding History and Techniques.
Kirsten Beuster. This lavishly illustrated work
features the history of gold crafting and demon-
strates the most important techniques of gilding.
Technical details of the gilders art are shown
in hundreds of detailed studio photographs. It
welcomes artists to explore gilding as a tech-
nique and invites everyone to appreciate the
mysteries of gold.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 100s of color photos • 112 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2872-5 • soft cover • $19.95
Finishes for Wood.
Dale Power. Text written
with and photography by Jeffrey B. Snyder. A
step-by-step finishing school, featuring 14 dif-
ferent techniques for special wood surfaces. All
of the tools and methods needed to successfully
change the image of any wooden surface are
covered. More than 200 color photos accompany
the text, with instructions for restoring damaged
finishes and a color gallery. This book is an
invaluable resource for everyone wishing to
finish their wood up right.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 200+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0338-4 • soft cover • $14.95
Cane & Rush Seating.
Charlotte LaHalle. Learn
traditional chair seating using six-strand caning or
rush work with marsh grass, straw, and alternative
materials. Clearly explained with 197 color images
and diagrams, this essential guide will help you create
beautiful seats on stools, chairs, armchairs, and more.
Once you have mastered the basics of caning or rush
work, they can easily be adapted for different seat
shapes. The perfect reference for furniture makers, the
home fix-it-upper, and the weekend crafter.
Size: 6” x 9” • 197 color images • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4547-0 • soft cover • $24.99
Do-It-Yourself Tailored Slipcovers.
Sevo. A talented seamstress shares her tips
and techniques for creating tailored slipcovers
for a sofa bed headboard, and a variety of
chair forms (wingback, bergere, club, and
contemporary styles). Be inspired by the
detailed color photos and instructions. See
beautiful fabrics by Waverly and Woeller
used to enhance furniture design..
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 136 color photos • 112 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2972-2 • soft cover • $19.99
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