Carving Flat-Plane Style Caricatures shows you how to carve more than 50 imaginative figure patterns in the traditional flat-plane style, from lumberjacks and golfers to trolls and elves. Front and side-view patterns show you how to achieve success with just one knife and a few simple, well-placed cuts.Once you try it, you’ll be hooked by…


This title features step-by-step projects for building beautiful, classic American furniture, for every room of the house. Based on the successful and best-selling “Time-Life” series. Woodworkers and furniture enthusiasts alike have long loved the practical, durable and attractive style of classic American furniture and this collection of projects are suitable to grace all home interiors,…


The role and influence of building services engineers is undergoing rapid change and is pivotal to achieving low-carbon buildings. However, textbooks in the field have largely focused on the detailed technicalities of HVAC systems, often with little wider context. This book addresses that need by embracing a contemporary understanding of energy efficiency imperatives, together with…


The five countries known collectively as Scandinavia have been the source of some of the most important furniture designs of the twentieth century. Today, a new generation of designers continues that tradition, creating pieces that are functional, comfortable and appealing to look at. This book, the first major summary of modern Scandinavian design in more…


Originally published in 1934, this guide to French Polishing contains a wealth of knowledge for anyone who wants to find out more about the subject, and also for those who are in the trade and wish to know more about methods and techniques. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s…


Timeless Designs and Trusted Techniques from Woodworking’s Top Experts Creating furniture in the legendary Craftsman style — attractive, functional pieces with the clean lines and the trademark joinery — is easier than ever with this collection of 17 classic projects from the editors at Woodworker’s Journal, (the most trusted name in the woodworking community.) Culled…