Featuring 16 projects from the pages of “Woodcarving Illustrated”, crafters will learn all about the various benefits of carving with power tools and how to master this technique. Additional information about power units, hand pieces, carving burs, materials shopping and maintenance advice, as well as the particular techniques associated with each type of tool is…


More than 125 gorgeous photographs showcase the beauty of award-winning stonemason Lew French’s work in eight different homes, illustrating how rounded fieldstone, gray slate, rough granite, and even curvy driftwood can be incorporated into stunning pieces of functional art. French provides charming narration for each project: how an idea came to be; how a stone-splitting…


A detailed and highly illustrated, practical guide to the techniques in first and second-fixing carpentry in domestic construction. Introductory chapters cover topics such as tools required, their care and proper use, and how to interpret detailed drawings. The book then deals with a wide range of first-fixing operations including fixing floor joists, flooring, door frames…