Pen and Pencil Projects

Author: Walter Hall

Publisher: GMC Publications


Category: Pencils

Page: 176

View: 989

Whether you prefer classic oak fountain pens or have a weakness for funky acrylic pencils, this practical new guide to pen and pencil turning, featuring 15 step-by-step projects, is all you need to get started with this popular craft. Discover the exciting range of materials that can be used; from fine and rare timbers to acrylics and polymer clays, there is something to suit all tastes and the possibilities are endless. Perfect for beginners to the lathe as well as more advanced turners, all the basic techniques and information needed for getting started are covered. From blank preparation to turning, sanding, polishing and assembling, everything is explained clearly and in jargon-free terms. A stunning gallery of unique pen and pencil designs will ensure that you finish the book feeling inspired and ready to get turning.
Crafts & Hobbies

Quilted Projects with Wool and Wool Felt

Author: Beth Oberholtzer

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 250

View: 415

This friendly book will teach you everything you need to know to start on a memorable quilting adventure, with small, simple-to-sew projects that come together quickly. Supporting layout diagrams and cutting templates are provided at actual size, and can be used directly from the book. No photocopying or resizing necessary!
House & Home

101 Weekend Gift Projects from Wood

Author: James A. Jacobson

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated


Category: House & Home

Page: 160

View: 221

Provides diagrams and instructions for building toys, napkin holders, mirrors, shelves, clocks, benches, speaker stands, cutting boards, birdhouses, and cradles

Popular Science





Page: 306

View: 968

Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Make it II

Author: Mary Ellen Heim



Category: Education

Page: 542

View: 442

Incorporates handicraft projects in needleworking, electronics, woodworking, toy-making, fence-building, and a myriad of other practical and decorative crafts.

50 Nifty Science Fair Projects

Author: Carol J. Amato

Publisher: Lowell House


Category: Science

Page: 80

View: 642

Instructions for preparing and presenting fifty science experiments suitable as science fair projects.

The Complete Book of Painting Techniques

Author: Lucia A. Salemme



Category: Art

Page: 248

View: 297

Surveys the various painting tools and materials, provides step-by-step instruction in the basic methods of painting, and discusses the use of color and composition in painting

Popular Mechanics





Page: 320

View: 828

Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.