Woodworkers interested in wood-burning will build their skill level through these three step-by-step projects for beginner, intermediate, and advanced burners. They will learn how to prepare wood surfaces before burning, how to transfer a design or pattern, and how to select materials for burning, colouring, and finishing a project. Methods for burning onto wood, leather,…


Turn your vision of a dream studio space into a reality with Inside the Creative Studio. The professional artists and crafters of Studios magazine give you the tools to create your own one-of-a-kind artistic environment in this best-of compilation. Learn how to find space in your home, whittle down your stash, maximize your storage and…


Over 700 step-by-step photographs show you how to make stunning folds to a professional level. This title shows you how to fold napkins to a professional catering and hotel standard. All the skills and techniques are simple to learn with this inspirational and comprehensive visual handbook. It includes classic folds such as the Butterfly, Fanned…


Welcome to Rachel Ashwell’s world: as beautiful as it is comfortable, as inspiring and spontaneous as it is practical and personal. In this book, Rachel shares her inspirations and her humour, celebrates the charm of the old and battered, and demonstrates time and again how interiors touched with Rachel’s magic transcend fashionable trends, extending a…


A complete step-by-step guide to essential woodwork techniques, from choosing and cutting lumber, onto planning, measuring and marking, and through to cutting, shaping and joining. Essential troubleshooting tips are supplied throughout for when things don’t quite go to plan. With this book you will learn to control power tools with accuracy, and how to select…