Build a beautifully crafted stool with this printed plan. Designed by Christian Becksvoort using a full-scale drawing, this simple cherry stool has all the elements of simplicity and comfort: square tapered legs, round rungs, arched rails, and a curved, upholstered seat. The 29-inch height makes it perfect for high kitchen counters or tall workbenches. Comfortable,…


A comprehensive source of traditional architectural details for anyone working with old structures Compiling the most useful material from the first four editions of Architectural Graphic Standards published between 1932 and 1951, this book brings back into circulation hundreds of architectural illustrations and standards that have once again become relevant to design work. Chapters cover…


In the ponderosa pines of central Oregon, J. Chester “Skip” Armstrong creates breath-taking eagles and finely crafted animals. His choice of materials and methods of creating shape, texture, and detail have much in common with both regional vernacular western chainsaw art and delicately tooled wood sculpture. This book explores the processes of creativity, raises questions…