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  (Boy Scouts) Pinewood Derby Designs & Patterns: The Ultimate Guide to Creating the Coolest Car by Troy Thorne

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(Boy Scouts) Pinewood Derby Designs & Patterns: The Ultimate Guide to Creating the Coolest Car by Troy Thorne

Build the coolest car in the pinewood derby! In this ultimate design guide, Troy Thorne - woodworker, artist and derby-winning dad - shares his expert tips, techniques and amazing patterns so parents and scouts of any skill can build a jaw-dropping, prize-winning car that's quick out of the gate. Officially licensed by the Boy scouts of America, this valuable guide provides 34 amazing patterns and designs along with step-by-step instructions for building a High-Wing Racer, a Stock Car and a Vintage Racecar. Techniques and tips for creating custom decals, applying a high-quality finish, and prepping the car's wheels, axles, and weight for the race are also included. ISBN: 978-1-56523-341-6 Suggested Retail Price: $12.95 - Save 50% Need a group quantity of carving knives? Be sure to check out our Economy Carving Knives subcategory, which includes a Lot of 12 Whittlin' Jacks at a group discounted price! Don't forget gloves and finger guards in our Shop Safety Accessories category.
Model : 3417-DIS Manufacturer : Book
  (Boy Scouts) Pinewood Derby Speed Secrets: Design and Build the Ultimate Car by David Meade

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(Boy Scouts) Pinewood Derby Speed Secrets: Design and Build the Ultimate Car by David Meade

The Insider's Guide to Building the Fastest Car"If you want to compete successfully your first time out, or improve on last year's finish, this book is for you." - Don Murphy, Founder, Pinewood DerbyWith hundreds of color photographs, and clear diagrams and illustrations, this is the only book on the market to guide parents and children through the process of building a winning Pinewood Derby racecar. Step-by-step instructions enable readers to build the car body, prepare the axels and improve the wheels with minimal tools. As an undefeated derby racer and parent, author David Meade gives parents the inside secrets that will separate their children from the rest of the pack.Inside You'll Find:-Winning Car Patterns-27 Diagrams and 200 photographs Make Building Easy-A Gallery of Pinewood Derby Cars-Secrets For Shaving Seconds Off Your Race Time ISBN: 1-56523-291-7 Suggested Retail Price: $12.95 - Save 50% Need a group quantity of carving knives? Be sure to check out our Economy Carving Knives subcategory, which includes a Lot of 12 Whittlin' Jacks at a group discounted price! Don't forget gloves and finger guards in our Shop Safety Accessories category.
Model : 2917-DIS Manufacturer : Book
  (Boy Scouts) Shelters, Shacks & Shanties: The Classic Guide to Building Wilderness Shelters

(Boy Scouts) Shelters, Shacks & Shanties: The Classic Guide to Building Wilderness Shelters

Shelters, Shacks & Shanties: The Classic Guide to Building Wilderness Shelters. This classic hands-on guide by one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America contains a wealth of practical instruction and advice on how to build everything from a bark teepee and a tree-top house to a sod house and a log cabin. Over 300 illustrations and clear, easy-to-follow text makes this an invaluable book for scouts, campers, hunters - any lover of the outdoors, from child to adult. Unabridged republication of the edition published by Charles Shribner's Sons, New York, 1914. ISBN: 0-486-43747-7 Suggested Retail Price: $9.95 Need a group quantity of carving knives? Be sure to check out our Economy Carving Knives subcategory, which includes a Lot of 12 Whittlin' Jacks at a group discounted price! Don't forget gloves and finger guards in our Shop Safety & Accessories category.
Model : 437477 Manufacturer : Book
  Animal Puzzles for the Scroll Saw, second edition by Judy & Dave Peterson

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Animal Puzzles for the Scroll Saw, second edition by Judy & Dave Peterson

Animal Puzzles for the Scroll Saw, second edition by Judy Dave Peterson - Newly Revised Expanded, Now 50 Projects in WoodAnimal Puzzles for the Scroll Saw - 2nd Edition is a newly expanded version of the wildly popular pattern book that scroll saw artists have come to love! With over 50 patterns for upright standing and interlocking puzzles, woodworkers will have plenty of charming puzzles to sell at craft shows or to give to loved ones as special gifts. And with a handy getting started section that includes information to ensure success, new scrollers will learn how to choose wood, blades, to transfer patterns and more. Experienced scrollers will find useful information to customize patterns and to create their own patterns from personal photographs. New realistic patterns include a playful scene of 4 cats, a smart beagle, a lovely cairn terrier, a soulful American cocker spaniel, a fun rough collie, an alligator, adorable panda bear, Frisian pony, caribou, sly red fox, bison and others - each with full color photographs of the finished puzzles.
Model : 3911 Manufacturer : Book
  Big Book of Whittle Fun: 31 Simple Projects and Games You Can Make with a Knife and Twigs by Christ Lubkemann

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Big Book of Whittle Fun: 31 Simple Projects and Games You Can Make with a Knife and Twigs by Christ Lubkemann

Big Book of Whittle Fun: 31 Simple Projects and Games You Can Make with a Knife and Twigs by Christ Lubkemann. If you loved "The Little Book of Whittling," you will be even more excited about this next release from Lubkermann! Whittling is a fun past time for those just starting to carve, and those who have been carving for years. This book is filled with great little projects and games that are enjoyable to make and enjoyable to use.
Model : 5205 Manufacturer : Book
  Doc Fizzix Mousetrap Racers by Alden Balmer

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Doc Fizzix Mousetrap Racers by Alden Balmer

Doc Fizzix Mousetrap Racers by Alden Balmer. The Complete Builder's Manual. Kids are naturally curious. They love to build stuff and projects that involve cars will entertain children for hours. In this guide written by a Teacher-of-the-Year winner, your kids will learn how to construct race cars from ordinary, affordable household materials, while learning the science behind how they work, in language easy enough for a 7th grader to understand. With color photos, diagrams, fun illustrations, and four complete projects, your family will be racing vehicles that go the distance and go for the gold! A bonus project is included for students looking for super science fair project.
Model : 3591 Manufacturer : Book
  Getting Started in Pinewood Derby

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Getting Started in Pinewood Derby

Getting Started in Pinewood Derby. Follow along with cool kid Dash Derby as he takes you and your child through seven easy steps to building your first pinewood derby race car together. No woodworking skill required, just patience and fun! Unlike any other pinewood derby book, it's not about winning the race; it's about spending time with your child building a car you can be proud of...even if it isn't perfect. With 12 patterns and paint designs to choose from, Getting Started in Pinewood Derby will help you have a stress-free good-time building a car that will get down the track. Maybe next year, you can worry about taking home first place.
Model : 6172 Manufacturer : Book
  Homemade Halloween - Quick and Easy Costumes, Decorations, and Not-So-Frightening Family Fun

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Homemade Halloween - Quick and Easy Costumes, Decorations, and Not-So-Frightening Family Fun

Homemade Halloween - Quick and Easy Costumes, Decorations, and Not-So-Frightening Family Fun This ghostly guide provides everything you need to create a Halloween that's easy, affordable and fun for the whole family. You'll learn how to make basic costume elements, such as hats, capes and masks in three steps or less with no sewing necessary - just a glue gun is all that's needed to turn your kids into Dracula or a superhero. You'll also find festive party games, magic tricks, party-food recipes, pumpkin carving patterns and construction tips for making haunted noisemakers, giant door decorations, and garden tombstones. For the spookiest house on the block, there's a treasure trove of ideas waiting inside Homemade Halloween!
Model : 3829 Manufacturer : Book
  Leathercraft (Kid Crafts Series) by Linda Sue Eastman

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Leathercraft (Kid Crafts Series) by Linda Sue Eastman

Leathercraft (Kid Crafts Series) by Linda Sue EastmanWith just a simple set of tools and only five basic skills, kids can learn the easy techniques of leatherworking while building self-confidence and establishing safety skills that will last a lifetime. Basic projects include easy-to-follow instructions for making a portable video-game case, a cell-phone case, moccasins, a tooled-leather wallet, and a book cover. Each kid-tested project includes diagrams for safe cutting, folding, and sewing of the leather, as well as step-by-step photographs. Helpful sidebars will keep kids motivated and encouraged from start to finish. Page Count: 128 Size: 8x8x0.5 Type: Soft Cover
Model : 3706 Manufacturer : Book
  Woodcarving (Kid Craft Series) by Everett Ellenwood

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Woodcarving (Kid Craft Series) by Everett Ellenwood

Woodcarving (Kid Craft Series) by Everett Ellenwood Introduce children to a hobby that lasts a lifetime - woodcarving. With just a few basic tools, scrap wood, and the safe techniques outlined in this fun project book, any child between the ages of 9-12 will be on their way to creating keepsakes or crafting hand-carved gifts for their family.First, children learn all about wood. They learn about the anatomy of a tree, how to choose the best wood for carving, defects commonly found in wood, and where to find "free" wood in nature. Next, safety is stressed. Kids learn how to correctly-size a protective glove, and how to make their own thumb guard. They also learn how to properly handle tools, and the best way to safely use wood finishing supplies.Woodcarving tools and supplies are covered in great depth, with each tool's use explained and illustrated with a step-by-step practice exercise, that builds skill and confidence in young readers. Carving techniques start with the safest and most basic tools and work up to more advanced tools, like a pocketknife, chisel and gouge. In fact, the first practice project ensures a safe experience, as it shows kids how to carve a boat out of a bar of soap, using just a plastic disposable knife!They'll learn how to properly open and close a pocket knife, and how to make basic woodcarving cuts, like the push cut, stop cut, incised cut, score cut and chip cut. And kids will learn when they need to use other tools, like a coping saw for curved cuts, or a clamp for attaching wood to a table. Another skill put to practice is sanding and finishing wood, and includes how and when to best use water paints, acrylic paints, colored pencil and varnish.Especially important in building good habits that can be applied to all aspects of life, is the chapter on care and maintenance of tools. Children will learn how to store tools and how to keep them in tip-top shape.Once you've mastered the tool exercises, you'll confidently put your new Page Count: 128 Size: 8x8x0.5 Type: Soft Cover
Model : 3669 Manufacturer : Book
  Zany Wooden Toys that Whiz, Spin, Pop, and Fly by Bob Gilsdorf

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Zany Wooden Toys that Whiz, Spin, Pop, and Fly by Bob Gilsdorf

Zany Wooden Toys that Whiz, Spin, Pop, and Fly by Bob Gilsdorf. 28 Projects You Can Build From The Toy Inventor's Workshop. What do you get when you combine ingenuity, creativity, a pinch of engineering and woodworking? You get the coolest easy-to-make wooden action toys that can do extraordinary things. Have fun building toys like a Warp-Speed Penny Shooter, a Tissue-Launching Crossbow or a Poparazzi Gumball Machine. This simple to follow guide includes patterns, step-by-step instructions, and engineering advice on how to make 28 different toys. There is even a section on toy-making basics that offers a supply list, time saving tips and a how-to on doing the projects with small children.Author Bob Gilsdorf, a father of five boys, guides you through the process of taking an idea that seems like fun, working through the details to create your toy or game, and finally, building it out of wood. He has also included game ideas for some of the projects to help spur the imagination.The majority of the projects in the book can be completed in an hour, but will be sure to provide hours of entertainment.
Model : 3942 Manufacturer : Book