Originally published at the turn of the twentieth century by an anonymous “Practical Joiner,” “Woodwork Joints: How to Make and Where to Use Them” remains an incredibly useful and practical guide for deciding which joints to use and how to make them the right way for carpentry, joinery, and cabinet-making. Here is the carefully illustrated…


This book deals with the early development of electrical appliances; it explains how they work and describes the problems encountered in their manufacture and operation. Many novel and little known appliances were made in the early days, and the author describes these and shows how some of the latest appliances are merely revivals of old…


Whether you’re new to scrolling or have been at the craft for quite some time, there’s a puzzle project waiting for you inside this new book. Collected from the pages of “Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts”, you’ll discover 29 of the most beloved puzzle patterns and projects. Creative, colourful and separated by difficulty level for…


With clear, concise instructions and 345 detailed photos, Ron Hampton takes the reader through every step required to turn and finish wooden works of art on the mini-lathe. Eight separate projects are turned and finished here, including a cherry goblet, several mushrooms, a turquoise bowl inlay, potpourri pot, leather Indian pot, stone bowl, Hawaiian bowl,…