Chip Carving and Relief Carving
12 November 2013, 14:04
1987 | PDF | 29.99MB
The traditional folk craft of chip carving is commonly used in Switzerland, Austria, and Germany for the decoration of all kinds of wooden objects. Only a few inexpensive tools and a small quantity of wood are needed to enjoy this craft, which is an excellent ans simple introduction to the broader realm of relief carving.
The most popular guide to this subject in Europe, Josef Mader's Chip Carving takes the reader step by step through the chip carving process, from layout of the design to the final cut and finishing of the piece. The use and care of chip-carving knives are also explained. Numerous photographs and drawings provide additional guidance by showing the progression of the design as cuts are made, and a portfolio of chip-carving designs used on furniture and boxes, and throughout the home, gives woodworkers exciting ideas.
Creating Lampwork Beads for Jewelry
12 November 2013, 14:02
2007 | EPUB | 10.28MB
CREATE - DESIGN - WEAR
From tiny glass beads and pendants to rings and necklaces, Creating Lampwork Beads for Jewelry teaches you how to create them all.
Lampwork artist Karen J. Leonardo and her network of fellow artisans share their secrets for creating stunningly beautiful lampwork beads. In addition, these talented artists give you complete instructions for incorporating the beads into your own artistic jewelry pieces.
Ideal for beginning, intermediate and advanced lampwork artists, Creating Lampwork Beads for Jewelry features:
- Guidance and tips for setting up your studio and selecting the proper tools
- Detailed instructions with step-by-step photos for creating 16 different lampwork beads
- 14 jewelry designs to incorporate your beads into necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings and pins
Basic Candle Making
12 November 2013, 14:00
2002 | EPUB + MOBI | 11.2/11.77MB
- Each step illustrated with color photos
- How to avoid common mistakes
- Information on scents and dyes
Step-by-step color photographs and descriptive detail make this book indispensable for beginners looking to create beautiful and functional scented candles on their very first try, and for experienced crafters who want to sharpen their skills. Precise instructions eliminate the guesswork that too often creeps into how-to books. Gleaned from the expertise of master candle makers, this guide presents everything a novice needs to know to get started crafting traditional tapers and molded candles, container and rolled beeswax candles, and interesting variations on each. Includes guidelines for buying tools and materials, preparing the work space, and working safely and effectively, as well as suggested shopping lists.