This delightful book guides the reader through the basics starting with straightforward projects such as a garden dibber and a paper knife, then progresses to more complex and intricate items. The tools you'll need, plus the basic techniques and how to perform them safely are all covered in a clear and easy-to-follow way.
Strong, appropriate and well-fitting joints are one of the hallmarks of the skilled woodworker. Making them properly requires intelligent planning, accurate marking out and a sufficient degree of care in the cutting, fitting and final assembly. This book demystifies the all-important subject of choosing, designing and cutting woodworking joints.
The Biographies series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits, and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey each of them in vivid snapshots.
If your chairs are looking past their best, or in need of a makeover, you will find beautiful projects that can turn sorry-looking seats into stylish centrepieces. Jemima Schlee's clever use of fabrics and paint not only add personality and character to any interior, they are also an ideal way for thrifty types to create a new look on a budget.