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Turning Modified Slimline Pens: Beyond
the Basics.
Don Ward. Learn how to make
unique pen designs using the Slimline pen kit and
its strongest attributes with clear, step-by-step
instructions and 291 clear color photos. These
Slimline pens have unique and clever designs,
incorporating accent rings of various materials,
along with rifle shells and arrow shafts. Dying
techniques and finishes made from cyanoacrylate
glue and boiled linseed oil are included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 291 color photos • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4169-4 • soft cover • $19.99
Turning Pens and Desk Accessories.
Cripps. Every step necessary to create elegant
pens (fountain and ball point alike) in turned
hardwood. Each step is illustrated from the
turner’s perspective with detailed color pho-
tographs. Additional instructions are provided
for creating desk accessories including letter
openers and magnifying glasses with beautiful
hardwood handles. A gallery highlights the
finished products.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 221 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0051-2 • soft cover • $12.95
Wood Lathe Projects for Fun & Profit.
Text written with and photography
by Alison Levie.
Four wood lathe projects,
easy enough for the beginner and fun enough
for everyone. With step-by-step instructions
illustrated with clear full-color photographs, Dick
Sing turns a clock holder, a candle dish, a desk
set with a base, a pen, and a letter opener, and
a bookmark. Each project is covered completely,
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-675-0 • soft cover • $12.95
Useful Beauty: Turning Practical Items on
a Wood Lathe.
Dick Sing. Several attractive
projects with variations: bottle stoppers, jar lids,
a weed vase, a small mirror, a spinning top, and
baby rattle. Instructions for each project along
with step-by-step photographs make these fun
projects easy to learn and fun to do. Variations
provide a challenge for the more experienced
turners, and a gallery with numerous examples
encourages the adventurous to experiment.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-851-6 • soft cover • $12.95
A Turner’s Guide to Veneer Inlays.
Hampton. Over 300 detailed color photos
illustrate the step-by-step instructions to
applying veneer inlays to turned wooden
objects, including a box lid, a bowl or platter
base, a bowl top, and the edge band around
a tall glass vase. Also included are safety
instructions, a complete tool list, and an
inventory of turned wooden shapes and
veneer inlays required.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 303 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1611-7 • soft cover • $14.95
Mini Lathe Magic: Big Projects from a
Small Lathe.
Ron Hampton. With clear, con-
cise instructions and 345 detailed photos, Ron
Hampton takes the reader through every step
required to turn and finish works of art from
wood on the mini-lathe. Eight separate projects
include a goblet, mushrooms, bowls, and pots.
A gallery of other designs is provided for inspi-
ration. This book is perfect for the beginning
and intermediate wood turner, and will provide
valuable ideas for those more advanced.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 345 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1614-1 • soft cover • $14.95
Turning Goblets.
Mike Cripps.
Text written
with and photography by Jeffrey B. Snyder.
All the wood turning steps necessary to create a
variety of beautiful wooden goblets. Each step
is clearly described and illustrated with full color
photographs taken from the turner’s point of
view. Patterns for eight different goblet bowl
and foot shapes are provided. A discussion of
basic turning tools, techniques, and safety tips,
and a gallery round out this invaluable text.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 263 color photos
16 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0033-4 • soft cover • $12.95
Wood Turning for the Garden: Projects
for Outdoors.
Michael Cripps. Over 230 color
photographs with step-by-step instructions for
turning bird houses, planters, and bulb planters.
All turners will enjoy this book and the freedom
they will get from turning unseasoned timber,
which is free from dust and needs virtually
no sanding or difficult-to-apply glossy finish.
Patterns and a color gallery are provided.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 234 color photos
64 pp.• ISBN: 0-7643-0032-6
soft cover • $12.95
Bowl Hewing
Hewing Contemporary Bowls with Rip
& Tammi Mann.
Rip and Tammi Mann.
written with and photography by Douglas
Using only hand tools,
the craftsperson is led to produce a beautiful
handhewn octagonal bowl. Step-by-step, fully
illustrated instructions go from the blank to the
oil finishing process.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 64 pp.
50 step-by-step color photos, gallery
ISBN: 0-88740-710-2 • soft cover • $12.95
Sculpting Traditional Bowls.
Rip and Tammi
Mann. Hand hewing bowls is an ancient craft,
but one which has been almost lost. This new
book will help revive it. Using only hand tools,
the bowl adze, a bowl shave and a carver’s
hook, Rip and Tammi lead the carver or sculptor
through the steps of this satisfying art. Each step
is illustrated in color, with a complete description
of design and technique concerns.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 180+ color photos • 48 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-698-X • soft cover • $12.95
Box Making
Home Woodworker Series: 14 Wooden
Boxes You Can Make.
Jim Harrold, Editor. 14
projects will have both the seasoned and novice
woodworker sharpening their tools. Make a box
for showing off precious pieces of figured wood
or your craftsmanship. Build gift boxes that will
delight loved ones for storing their treasured
heirlooms. Whatever your motivation, the box
designs here are both functional and decorative.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 260 images • 104 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4243-1 • soft cover • $19.99
Making Wooden Boxes with Dale Pow-
Text written with and photography
by Jeffrey B. Snyder.
Basic box making
techniques with over 260 color photographs
it illustrates the techniques, including mitered
corners, rabbet, spline, and false spline joints.
A gallery is provided.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 260+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0848-3 • soft cover • $14.95
Making Musical Instruments
Pickin’ Stick: Building a Stringed Instru-
John Ressler. The pickin’ stick is an easy-
to-play, steel-stringed instrument with a diatonic
scale, but it is also the perfect first instrument for
aspiring luthiers. This illustrated woodworking
guide will take you step-by-step as you build,
string, tune, and play your own pickin’ stick.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 252 color photos • 72 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3571-6 • soft cover • $16.99
Wood Burning
Woodburning Basics.
Dick Armstrong.
Projects designed to move from the easiest,
a lighthouse, to one of medium difficulty, a
dilapidated barn, to one that requires some
skill, a clipper ship. Every step is illustrated
with a clear photo and description. In addition
a gallery of Dick’s work gives the reader many
ideas for application of these skills.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 284 color
photos/patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2675-2 • soft cover • $14.95
Basic Wood Burning.
Sue Waters.
written with and photography by J. Tobey.
This is the book for anyone who has ever been
interested in trying their hand at the art of wood
burning. Six beautiful wood burning projects
and all of the tools, techniques and patterns
necessary to create them are explained. Color
photographs and straight-forward descriptions.
Even the artist familiar with basic wood burning
techniques will find new and useful information
within these colorful pages.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250 color photos,
patterns • 64 pp. • ISBN: 0-88740-568-1 • soft cover • $12.95
Learning the Art of Pyrography: Burning
Images on Wood, Paper, and Leather.
Photography by Leslie Bockol.
The art of pyrography: the tools and mediums
of wood burning and how to use them for won-
derful, creative effects. You will learn several
methods of transferring a pattern onto your
piece of wood or leather, how to add depth,
how to make realistic-looking fur, and how to
add shadows and highlights.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • All color illust. • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-729-3 • soft cover • $12.95
Woodburning Angels.
Sue Waters. With
over 240 color photos, three patterns, and
step-by-step instructions, Sue Waters guides
readers through all the steps necessary to
create three wood burning projects: The Prayer
Bench, Puppy Heaven, and Victorian Angel. The
detailed text provides full listings of all tools
necessary and every step taken to complete
these beatific angels.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 245 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1880-2 • oft cover • $14.95
Wood Burning with Sue Waters: Rural
SueWaters.Fiveprojectsofburning rural
scenes into wood. Learn techniques for creating
realistic images of barns with their intricate
wood siding, stone walls, rolling meadows and
mountainous landscapes. Techniques for even
the smallest details of pottery, glass, leaves
and grass are included. Full color photos and
step-by-step instructions.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250 color photos
Patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-88740-569-3 • soft cover • $12.99
Decoy & Lure Making
10 Wire and Canvas Decoy Patterns for
Al Streetman. This book demonstrates
step-by-step how to make one of these clever
Wire and canvas decoys, from constructing to
painting to antiquing. Includes patterns for ten
different breeds, a colorful gallery, helpful refer-
ence charts, and a lot of tried-and-true advice.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 90 color photos
10 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0978-1 • soft cover • $14.95
The Making of Hunting Decoys.
Veasey. This is the most important book ever
written on how to make hunting decoys. You
are taken step by step in great detail through the
making of 18 different decoys, literally covering
every aspect of the art. Fifteen award-winning
decoy artists explain in their own words how
they, and you, can create duck replicas.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 256 pp.
252 color photos/840 b/w photos/68 line
ISBN: 0-88740-073-6 • hard cover • $45.00
Blue Ribbon Pattern Series: Full
Size Decorative Decoy Patterns.
William Veasey. The book is designed
to open flat while being used, and the
texts point out important details to be
observed. Full-size versions of William
Veasey’s acclaimed waterfowl decoy
patterns. Simple, workable patterns
will be useful to both the novice and the expert wood carver.
Size: 17” x 11” • 33 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-71-4
soft cover • $14.95
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