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Decorative wood & metalwork books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Decorative wood & metalwork category. Presented with a red border are the Decorative wood & metalwork books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Build Stuff with Wood Make Awesome Projects with Basic Tools by Asa B. Christiana, Nick Offerman Build Stuff with Wood Make Awesome Projects with Basic Tools
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Build Stuff with Wood is a true beginner's guide to woodworking, aimed at anyone who is interested in the craft but has only a few tools and no real idea where to start. The idea behind the book is to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Horseshoe Crafts by Barbie The Welder Horseshoe Crafts

The sturdy metal of horseshoes meets exciting home crafting in this inventive book. Horseshoe Crafts provides thirty welding projects for you to try at home, whether you are a beginning welder or a more experienced crafter.Author and expert horseshoe crafter...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/08/2017

Sharpening Woodworking Tools How to Achieve the Sharpest Cutting Edges with Traditional Techniques by Rudolf Dick Sharpening Woodworking Tools How to Achieve the Sharpest Cutting Edges with Traditional Techniques

There is much discussion among artisans when it comes to improving the cutting behavior of tools quickly and permanently, but the debate is settled here, where expert engineers and master craftsmen prove the benefits of sharpening blades and tools using...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Carve! A Book on Wood, Knives and Axes by Hannes Dahlrot Carve! A Book on Wood, Knives and Axes


Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Welding Complete Techniques, Project Plans & Instructions by Michael A. Reeser, Cool Springs Press, Editors of Cool Springs Press Welding Complete Techniques, Project Plans & Instructions
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Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

Plywood A Material Story by Christopher Wilk Plywood A Material Story

The first fully comprehensive publication on the history of plywood, from the nineteenth century to the present day
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Snitte: The Danish Art of Whittling Make beautiful wooden birds by Frank Egholm Snitte: The Danish Art of Whittling Make beautiful wooden birds

A fascinating practical introduction to the Danish art of whittling, with inspiration and instructions for making adorable decorative wooden birds. Snitte, Denmark's art of wood whittling, is a rite of passage for most Scandinavians, and the passion for it lasts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Guilloche A History & Practical Manual by Calina C. Shevlin Guilloche A History & Practical Manual

Guilloche is the decorative engraving of a metal surface, such as watch cases, cufflinks, or the Faberge Egg, with the use of a hand-powered device called a rose engine. This passionately researched book tracks the birth, decline, and revival of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Coming Soon

Wildlife Intarsia Woodworking 2nd Edition by Judy Gale Roberts Wildlife Intarsia Woodworking 2nd Edition

Learn the secrets of creating fascinating 3-D wooden inlay projects, with 14 exciting portraits of the most popular North American wildlife. Includes step-by-step intarsia demonstrations for a Bald Eagle, a Wild Mustang, and a Bull Moose.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Wood Carver's Dozen A Collection of 12 Beautiful Projects for Complete Beginners by Celina Muire The Wood Carver's Dozen A Collection of 12 Beautiful Projects for Complete Beginners


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Made with Salvaged Wood 35 Contemporary Projects for Furniture & Other Home Accessories Created from Recycled Wood by Hester Van Overbeek Made with Salvaged Wood 35 Contemporary Projects for Furniture & Other Home Accessories Created from Recycled Wood

Create cool and contemporary furniture and home accessories with 35 simple projects that fully utilise the beauty of salvaged wood.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Casting for the Home Workshop by Henry Tindell, Dave Cooper Casting for the Home Workshop
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The techniques of casting are of crucial importance in our day-to-day lives, being used in the manufacture of diverse products ranging from dental implants and hip replacement joints, through bicycle frames and car engine parts, to the most exquisite items...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Scroll Saw Pictures An Illustrated Guide to Creating Scroll Saw Art by Frank Pozsgai, Douglas Congdon-Martin Scroll Saw Pictures An Illustrated Guide to Creating Scroll Saw Art
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A master scroll sawyer presents this easy-to-understand step-by-step guide for creating cutout pictures, flat or in relief. Learn how to cut out a pair of wolves under a moonlit, mountainous landscape from a drawing and discover many other traceable cutout...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/05/2017

Woodburning Realistic People by Jo Schwartz Woodburning Realistic People

Turning a photograph of a loved one into a realistic pyrography pattern is easier than you think! Discover the art of portrait burning, and start creating perfect likenesses of your favorite people in wood.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2017

Liner Lock Knives by Peter Fronteddu, Stefan Steigerwald Liner Lock Knives
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With 181 detailed colour photographs and clear, step-by-step guidance from a top-tier knifemaker, this workshop-proven method guides intermediate to advanced level knifemakers to success in crafting a folding knife. The liner lock mechanism can be made relatively easily, it needs...
Format: Spiral bound - Released: 28/03/2017

Carving 18th-Century American Furniture Motifs by Tony Kubalak Carving 18th-Century American Furniture Motifs

The carved embellishments found on eighteenth-century American furniture pieces are what make them memorable works of art. This book directs the serious student through nine authentic elements from the colonial period. Each chapter is devoted to one element and provides...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2017

Workholding for Machinists by Tim Stevens Workholding for Machinists

Explains the various workholding options that are available to the metalworker, together with the principles behind them. This book explains the importance of precision in holding work in place and also the importance of tools and machines being held securely,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/01/2017

Blacksmith's Craft - An Introduction To Smithing For Apprentices And Craftsmen by Anon. Blacksmith's Craft - An Introduction To Smithing For Apprentices And Craftsmen

This early works is a fascinating and comprehensive look at blacksmithing with much of the information still useful and practical today. It was originally published by the Council for Small Industries in Rural Areas to meet the needs of craftsmen,...
Format: eBook - Released: 20/01/2017

Turned Boxes 40 Inspiring Boxes by Expert Makers by GMC Editors Turned Boxes 40 Inspiring Boxes by Expert Makers

Turned Boxes is a must for all keen woodturners. The fantastic projects include designs to suit all levels of ability as well as taste - from simple boxes to more intricate designs incorporating screw threads and exotic timbers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/12/2016

Woodworkers Pattern Book by Wayne Fowler Woodworkers Pattern Book

Create beautiful wooden animal portraits on the scroll saw, with realistic ready-to-use patterns for 75 fascinating creatures from exotic predators to familiar backyard friends.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/12/2016

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