Wednesday 14 October 2009
This article looks at how to add age to a carved bust. This technique is in fact very simple to perform and naturally adds more character, life and realism to the carving. The most important too
Face , Andrew Thomas , lines , ageing
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Tuesday 13 October 2009
Mark Baker offers advice on getting the best results from your hammer drill and bits
Having a hammer drill that has the ability to deliver the power necessary to drill into various materials is
Mark Baker , Top 10 , hammer drill , bits , tips
Monday 12 October 2009
Protect your kitchen worktop or table in style with either, or both, of these easy to make contemporary trivets...
Getting startedEnlarge the patterns for the circle trivet to approximately 210
project , Scrollsaw , byrne , trivet , pan
This factual series is for all skill levels, from beginners to the more advanced. To make things easier, we will also be putting together a glossary of terms and catalogue for future publication
Drilling , John Lovatt , workpiece , auger , sawtooth
Friday 09 October 2009
Make giving that book just a little more special with a handmade and personalised bookmark, a relatively simple thing to make that can change an alright present into a great present! Smiles all
project , Scrollsaw , bookmarks , byrne
Thursday 08 October 2009
In recent years there has been a massive increase in power tooling available for woodcarvers. Before looking in more detail at the available power tools, it is worth just considering why we shou
power tool , Peter Clothier
Wednesday 07 October 2009
Box 6This box in boxwood (Buxus sempervirens) incorporates the natural-edge of the log. If you don't have boxwood, it is advisable to look at woods that have a small bark and pith area, so tha
Mark Baker , Natural edge , hollow form , Box , between centres
Boxes are secretive little things. They are devised to hold items of value and importance and as such, can vary in shape, size and design considerably. I am inquisitive by nature and the choice of
The somewhat tedious job of cutting mortices is much easier and quicker if you have some form of powered help, particularly as small morticing machines are relatively cheap these days.
Alan Holtham , morticer , benchtop , large machine
Tuesday 06 October 2009
The Making of a Maestro
Woodcarver Mary-Ann Jack-Bleach discusses working methods with Fred Zavadil, master carver and professional winner of the 2006 Woodcarving competition
Fred Zavadil is a
Maestro , Fred Zavadil , Mary Ann Jack Bleach
This DVD shows how both machines can be used safely and with confidence. As well as basic safe sawing techniques, the programme features a number of useful jigs and holders that can be made in the wor...
This inspiring book provides a wealth of fascinating projects for woodturners. It will extend their skills and give them a chance to try more unusual, challenging pieces. The book reflects the author’...
Wayne Barton demonstrates this wonderfully simple and direct way to decorate furniture, cabinets, boxes, plaques and utensils.
ILLUSTRATED BOOKLET INCLUDED.
Now you can build fascinating dinosaur models-just like those sold in museums-from a piece of plywood. This book shows how even beginners can use the scroll saw to form puzzle pieces for seven differe...
Everyone needs more storage for books and other media. That's why building shelving is so popular among woodworkers, whether the project is a simple shelved built-in or a high-style bookcase. While bu...
Now in paperback, this step-by-step shop reference, culled from the first six volumes of Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guides, covers all of the fundamental techniques every woodworker needs to know....
Now you can watch your own private demonstration on chairmaking with this valuable DVD from Jeff Miller. In clear, simple language, he shows you precisely how to create and put together framed chairs,...
The newest title in the A Woodcarving Illustrated Book series, this holiday how-to guide from accomplished carver, Ross Oar offers carvers of all skill levels more than 20 original patterns of Santa a...
In this DVD, Swedish woodworker Jogge Sundqvist shows you how to use only hand tools - axe, knife, adz, and gouge - to make a dough bowl and spoon, from start to finish. You'll also learn how to visua...
Woodworker Jim Cummins shows you how to transform that small scrap you can't bear to throw away, into a valued treasure. In addition to several intriguing boxes with many variations, you'll discover a...
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