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  • Beginner Essentials To The Great Craft Of Wood Turning

    Woodworking Lessons With Images To Guide The Learner About The Wood Lathe, Tools For Woodturning, Lathe Woodturning, Woodturning Chucks, Spindle Turning, Face Plate Turning Plus Beginner Lathe Projects To Practice Your Craft

    by Evan B. Collier

    The next essential is learning how to use the various tools for woodturning. Aside from learning how to use them, you will also need to know how to grind and whet the tools to keep them sharp. The next step after this is to learn the methods and techniques of woodturning. How to cut the wood, how to secure the wood to a faceplate or in a chuck or jig and what direction of cut to make, will all ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • Woodworking: Complete Woodworking Guide for Beginner's With Step-by-Step Instructions (BONUS - 16,000 Woodworking Plans and Projects)

    by Ted Woodrow

    Woodworking Guide for Beginner'sComplete Woodworking Guide for Beginner's With Step-by-Step Instructions (BONUS - 16,000 Woodworking Plans and Projects)I found my way into fine woodworking shortly after graduating college, in 2003. I took a 2 week introduction to the fundamentals of fine woodworking at Boston’s North Bennet Street School. From there, I spent 3 years working at woodworking ... Read more

    Free

  • CNC Woodworking For Beginners

    by Alene Edelson

    This book covers several topics including: A Short Abc On Cnc Woodworking Cnc Woodworking And Machining Cnc And The Small Guys Cnc Woodworking - Benefits And Advantages Cnc Woodworking And Shopbots Cnc Woodworking Cnc Wood Lathe Cnc Woodworking And The Cnc Routers Cnc Woodworking And The Modern Cnc Lathe Cnc Woodworking - Today And The Future Cnc Woodworking Machines Advantages Cnc Woodworking ... Read more

    $10.71 AUD

  • Wood Carving for Beginners

    by Charles H. Hayward

    This early work on wood carving is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It contains details of the tools, materials and techniques involved in different styles of wood carving. This is a fascinating work and highly recommended for anyone interested in the art of the decorative woodwork. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • Whittling Twigs & Branches - 2nd Edition

    Unique Birds, Flowers, Trees & More from Easy-to-Find Wood

    by Chris Lubkemann

    With little more than a pocket knife, a branch, and a dose of concentration, this book will show you how to whittle unique keepsakes that are fun to make, will be appreciated as gifts, or can be popular items for sale. Author Chris Lubkemann, a woodcarver since age 7, is pleased to share his lifelong love of whittling with both beginners and experienced whittlers alike in Whittling Twigs & ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Scale Car Modelling

    by Mat Irvine

    Cars have always appealed as model subjects as - unlike aeroplanes or military subjects - the real thing is likely to be sitting outside the modeller's house. From the first car kits produced in the early 1950s, mainly dominated by American machinery, we now have a choice of automotive examples from around the world. The joint scale of 1:24/1:25 dominates car models, and it is these scales that ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD

  • Leather Craft

    by Gladys J. Shaw

    Originally published in London, 1927. The author was a well known craftsman and wrote several books on design and craftwork. Contents Include : Types of Leather and Decoration Thonging and Making Up, Press Studs, etc Stencilling, Modelling and Embossing Carved or Cut Work, Staining, Colouring, Inlaying, Etc Metal Enrichments, Ruskin Stones, Tooling, Poker Work, Polishing, Etc Historical Note, ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • Learn to Carve in the Round

    by Andrew Thomas

    This inspirational and informative book is designed to take the reader on a journey to develop their understanding of form, design, artistic creativity and technical knowledge in woodcarving. Seven innovative projects, which gradually increase in difficulty, introduce and build on important techniques for the reader to learn, practise and adopt. By working through the projects, the reader will ... Read more

    $18.80 AUD

  • A Bird in the Hand

    by Terry Everitt

    This book is a brief look into the world of Terry Everitt as a Wildlife Artist - or "Bird Carver" as he'd rather be known. It describes the strong feelings he has about both the good and the bad of inheriting a talent and how it's affected his life over the last 40 years or so. It traces the path from his earlier years drawing and painting birds, then changing his tools and medium to reach where ... Read more

    Free

  • Desert Prelude 2

    "Operation Compass"

    by Hakan Gustavsson and 2 more

    This is the second of two volumes providing an in-depth look at the air war over the North African desert in the early days of World War II. The equipment, organisation and operations of the Regia Aeronautica, RAF and French Air Force are described in detail. Possibly the last major combat in which both sides flew fighter bi-planes, it saw the Italian air arm take on the rather sparsely-equipped ... Read more

    $13.74 AUD

  • Desert Prelude

    Early Clashes June - November 1940

    by Hakan Gustavsson

    A detailed story of the first air battles over Africa. ... Read more

    $13.74 AUD

  • Airbrushing for Railway Modellers

    by George Dent

    The airbrush is an essential tool for modellers striving for professional-looking results. It can greatly enhance the quality of your modelling output, whether applying a full livery scheme or simply blending in areas of new paintwork. A good airbrush will offer unparalleled levels of finish and consistency, as well as the chance to create unique effects such as weathering and stencilling. This ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • The Complete Book of Woodcarving

    Everything You Need to Know to Master the Craft

    by Everett Ellenwood

    From making the first cut to applying the finish, this comprehensive resource covers every aspect of woodcarving. Everything is here for the beginning or advanced woodcarver, from choosing the appropriate wood; setting up a shop, selecting, using, and sharpening tools; and performing all the fundamental techniques, such as the push cut, pull cut, stop cut, and slicing cut. Every general carving ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Modelling the P-47 Thunderbolt

    by Brett Green

    series Osprey Modelling
    The P-47 Thunderbolt, affectionately nicknamed the 'Jug', was one of the most famous fighter aircraft of World War II. Used as both a high-altitude escort fighter and a low-level fighter-bomber, it quickly gained a reputation for being tough and resilient. Many different air forces operated this plane, and it sported a wide range of camouflage schemes, finishes and markings, including stunning ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • The Artful Wooden Spoon

    How to Make Exquisite Keepsakes for the Kitchen

    by Seth Smoot and 2 more

    Marvels of craftsmanship, beauty, and function, Joshua Vogel's hand-carved kitchenware is coveted far and wide. In The Artful Wooden Spoon, Vogel shares more than 100 gorgeous pieces from his workshop gallery, providing rich visual inspiration along with explaining the principles behind handcrafting spoons and sharing simple instructions and step-by-step photographs—no expertise and very few tools ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • Bush Arts

    by Mors Kochanski

    Bush Arts by Mors KochanskiProduce a variety of practical and attractive items using only natural and easily found materials such as cattail, sedge, spruce and willow, a few simple tools and traditional folk and Native craft techniques.This useful and easy-to-follow guide, created by one of Canada's foremost outdoor instructors, provides step-by-step direction for the creation of:Bird Decoys, ... Read more

    $11.60 AUD

  • Russo-Japanese Naval War 1905 Vol. II

    by Piotr Olender

    series Maritime
    Book describes technical aspects of the Russo-Japanese Naval War. Contains descriptions of all involved ships, Russian and Japanese ones. Maps, photos. ... Read more

    $13.74 AUD

  • Complete Starter Guide to Whittling

    24 Easy Projects You Can Make in a Weekend

    by Editors of Woodcarving Illustrated

    · A complete guide for beginners to learn how to whittle· Features 24 easy projects to build confidence and teach fundamental carving techniques· Includes step-by-step instructions, how-to photographs, full-size patterns, and helpful tips· Projects start simple and slowly progress in difficulty while remaining approachable and beginner-friendly· Written by a team of 12 leading woodcarvers and the ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Modelling the F-4 Phantom II

    by Geoff Coughlin and 1 more

    series Osprey Modelling
    The 'Phabulous' Phantom first took to the air on 27 May 1958 and has been in service around the world for many decades. The United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Iran, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Spain and Turkey have all operated this powerful aircraft. The Phantom starred in both the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm, and in its service career has flown every ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Casting for the Home Workshop

    by Henry Tindell and 1 more

    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 of sculpture and jewellery. Nevertheless, the prospect of casting can seem daunting to the home metalworker. Casting for the Home Workshop aims ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD

  • Displaying your model

    by Richard Windrow

    series Osprey Modelling
    Even after the paint dries, there is still one important decision left to the modeller. How to display the finished work? In this new guide, expert modeller Richard Windrow covers all the common and many less common display techniques including dioramas, simple display cases, mirror stands, domes for individual figures, deep 'picture frame' boxes, and even light boxes. In a book crammed with ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Practical Woodcarving

    Elementary and Advanced

    by Eleanor Rowe

    series Dover Woodworking
    This practical guide to woodcarving by an accomplished designer and carver not only provides expert tips on such basics as woods and tools, but also explains how to succeed in completing projects in low and high relief.More than 200 diagrams and photographs accompany clear, concise instructions, enabling novices and veteran woodworkers alike to recreate everything from Gothic tracery to sixteenth ... Read more

    $19.89 AUD

  • Modelling the De Havilland Mosquito

    by Roy Sutherland

    series Osprey Modelling
    First entering service in 1941 the legendary 'all-wooden' Mosquito was one of the best twin-engined aircraft of its size to see action in World War II. The addition of radar turned the Mosquito into the RAF's premier night fighter, and it achieved great success in the defence of Britain, with some 600 raiders and 600 V1 rockets falling to its guns between 1942 and 1945. The design's superb ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Make: Tips and Tales from the Workshop

    A Handy Reference for Makers

    by Gareth Branwyn

    The hard-earned tips and tricks gained by experience are the hidden currency of makers -- passed along in workshops and makerspaces by example and by retelling -- shared wisdom that will help you work smarter, easier, and more efficiently. Who doesn't remember with gratitude the insider secrets they learned from from a parent, shop teacher, or artisan? The best ones are never forgotten!This ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD