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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.
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  (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.
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  (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.
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  10 Easy Turning Projects for the Smaller Lathe by Bill Bowers

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10 Easy Turning Projects for the Smaller Lathe by Bill Bowers

10 Easy Turning Projects for the Smaller Lathe by Bill Bowers. 10 easy projects for the mini-lathe or other smaller lathes, from 12-36 inches. With clear, step-by-step instructions, illustrated with color photographs, this book will help the beginning or intermediate turner readily master the work in a weekend. Projects include door stops, a sliding glass door stop, wine bottle stoppers, confetti lights, oil lamps, candlesticks, wine caddies, prep plates and small bowls, hors d'oeuvre plates, and plant stands. The book is designed so that as you move through one project you will develop the skill needed for the next. The tools required are clearly described, and most are standard turning tools. By the time one has finished these 10 projects their skills will be developed for more ambitious and complicated projects. Some of these are shown in a beautiful photo gallery that includes variations on the projects in the book. They will encourage the turner to design new projects of their own. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 280 color photos Pages: 64
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  10 Patterns for Carving Whales by Brian Gilmore

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10 Patterns for Carving Whales by Brian Gilmore

10 Patterns for Carving Whales by Brian Gilmore. Here is a chance to get to know some of earth's most fascinating creatures through wood carving. Brian Gilmore provides patterns and easy to follow carving instructions for 10 species of whales. More than 150 color photographs lead the carver step-by-step through the carving and painting of the Great Right Whale and the Killer Whale and provide direction for the alterations needed to carve the other species. All of the projects in the book can be made as simple or as complex as the carver desires. A gallery of whale carvings will help provide ideas and inspiration, and for the budding naturalists, short descriptions of each of the ten species are provided. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 150+ color photos Pages: 48 Binding: Soft Cover
Model : 8559 Manufacturer : Book
  101 Artistic Relief Patterns for Woodcarvers, Woodburners & Crafters

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101 Artistic Relief Patterns for Woodcarvers, Woodburners & Crafters

101 Artistic Relief Patterns for Woodcarvers, Woodburners Crafters. From celebrated artist Lora S. Irish comes a treasure trove of small and beautiful patterns for crafters of all mediums. Perfect for carving, woodburning, painting, quilting and more, the patterns are provided in two detailed varieties: a line drawing for transferring and a shaded variety for illustrating depth and shadow. For new carvers Irish demonstrates the whole carving process from start to finish with a charming Country Apple Quilt Square project. She also explains the tools you'll need, the appropriate woods to use, and how to achieve the appropriate levels of depth in a relief carving. While small in style, each pattern is large in style. The wildlife, botanical, mythical, landscape and corner designs can beautifully stand alone or be incorporated into functional and decorative items around your home.
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  125 Christmas Ornament Patterns for the Scroll Saw by Arthur L. Grover

125 Christmas Ornament Patterns for the Scroll Saw by Arthur L. Grover

Simple to make, easy to paint, and guaranteed to light up your Christmas tree-this colorful book is filled with ornaments for beginners and pros alike. Using a limited amount of woodworking tools and equipment, each ornament is pictured in easy-to-use, clear patterns with full instructions on how to cut them out on the scroll saw. Plus, Arthur Grover details his unique "painting by area" technique. Once you've mastered it, the possibilities are endless as small improvisations will create new and unique ornaments time and time again. Full color photographs, simple, clear patterns, and easy-to-understand instructions make this book ideal for anyone who would like to try their hand at creating their own ornaments for a unique Christmas tree, whether they are an experienced woodworker or just beginning. ISBN 9780764303234 Suggested Retail Price $14.95
Model : 7706 Manufacturer : Book
  128 Compound Scroll Saw Patterns by Sam Keener

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128 Compound Scroll Saw Patterns by Sam Keener

128 Compound Scroll Saw Patterns by Sam Keener - Original "2-in-1" Designs for 3D Animals and People "A new challenge for scroll saw craftsmen--how to create a single object that is shaped so that two different subjects are revealed with the object is turned 90 degrees.Compound figures are created when a single object is shaped so that two different subjects are revealed when the object is turned 90 degrees from one angle it is an angel, from another a butterfly. This intermediate level scroll saw book provides 40 patterns for creating these objects and detailed instructions on how to execute the tricky scroll saw maneuvers required to cut them. "Take a look at one of Sam Keener's scroll saw pieces and you'll see an angel. Turn it 90 degrees and look again. Now you'll see a butterfly perched on a flower. Pick up another piece: One side is a musical note; the other is a saxophone. A step beyond "three-dimensional" scroll saw projects, these two-in-one figures are made with a unique cutting technique perfected by author and artist Sam Keener.Inside you'll find:- instructions and illustrations explaining "two-in-one" cutting techniques- color photographs of select pieces showing all four sides of the figure- 128 distinct, ready-to-use patterns for nautical themes, wildlife, music, people and more Page Count: 64 Size: 11x8.5x0.5 Type: Soft Cover
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  15 Elf and Gnome Patterns by Al Streetman

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15 Elf and Gnome Patterns by Al Streetman

Once you finish carving your first gnome, the little guy will surely want you to carve some more elfin friends for him! Its a good thing Al Streetman has included 15 different patterns for well-dressed elves and gnomes of all shapes and sizesdrawn up with the beginner in mind, but with plenty of potential for the experienced carvers creativity to build on. With step-by-step instructions and color photography, Al demonstrates how to carve and paint the first project from start to finish. He also provides some helpful general advice about technique, finer details, and painting; his reference charts are handy for any carving. A full-color gallery of finished projects will bring a smile to your face and a spark to your imagination. His laid-back style and straightforward techniques make Al Streetman a pleasure to carve withEnjoy! ISBN 0764308424
Model : 7728 Manufacturer : Book
  20 Folk Bird and Fish Patterns by Al Streetman

20 Folk Bird and Fish Patterns by Al Streetman

Al Streetman takes devoted readers and beginning carvers alike back to the wonderful world of folk carving, which leaves less to "the rules" and more to the imagination! In older days, folk art was a way of transforming plain everyday objects and materials into decorative accent pieces to brighten the home. Here are 20 patterns for bird and fish, with a simplicity that makes the carving process quick and enjoyable, and the final product charming and elegant. In full-color photography, Al guides the carver step-by-step though the carving of a bird and a catfish, providing not only careful instructions for carving but also for painting and presenting each piece. The basic patterns make either wonderful learning tools or a solid foundation for more intricate carvings. ISBN0764307797 Suggested Retail Price $12.95
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  20 Patterns for Santa Carvers by Al Streetman

20 Patterns for Santa Carvers by Al Streetman

20 Patterns for Santa Carvers by Al Streetman. One of the most sought-after and respected carver of Santas shares 20 new and delightful patterns for carvers. Al Streetman takes the reader step-by-step through the carving of a windblown Santa, holding a lantern and grasping a walking stick as he tries to make his way through a Christmas eve storm. This and other whimsical creations offer hours of fun and creativity to carvers of all levels of ability. ISBN 0-7643-1837-3 Suggested Retail Price $14.95
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  20 Pencil People Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

20 Pencil People Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

Veteran carver and instructor Al Streetman cleaned up his shop and came up with yet another hot book, this one presenting a thin cast of characters carved from leftover wood scraps. Streetman takes novice and advanced carvers alike through a step-by-step process of carving and painting these unique creations made from piles of narrow leftovers. The task is made simpler with 126 photos and more than 25 illustrations, including the cutout patterns for 20 unique figures, such as Santas, elves, and the featured pirate project. In addition to sharing Al's tips and secrets regarding head, hand, and body carving, this informative book provides detailed suggestions regarding carving tools, paintbrushes, and paint colors. ISBN 0764300342 Suggested Retail Price $14.95
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  21 Carvings for the Day after Christmas by Al Chapman

21 Carvings for the Day after Christmas by Al Chapman

Each year many well-used and well-loved Christmas trees are discarded at the end of the holiday season and are too quickly forgotten. By carving next year's Christmas ornaments from the trunk and limbs of this tree, you can save some very special memories for you and your family! Using parts of the trunk, you can carve elves, Santas, angels and more. Incorporating the branches sticking out from the trunk, you can carve angels blowing heavenly trumpets, elves with long noses, and good-natured Santas with drooping hats. In this book, Al and Trinka Chapman will show you how to cut your tree into usable parts, sketch out various figures that fit well into your wooden segments, cut, carve, and sand your figure, and finish it with paint and hanging hooks. They have provided step-by-step instructions for two projects - a Santa, which was carved entirely with hand tools, and a herald angel blowing a trumpet, which was carved using power tools. ISBN 0-88740-730-7 Suggested Retail Price $12.95
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  25 Gunfighter Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

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25 Gunfighter Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

25 Gunfighter Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman. Al Streetman goes west with a new carving and pattern book. This time he shares the secrets of carving the western gunfighter, and provides the carver with 25 creative patterns...enough for the O.K. Corral and more! Concise instruc-tions take the carver step-by-step through the project, from laying out the pattern to painting the finished work. The book is designed to be used by carvers of all levels, from novice to advanced. The results are delightful figures of which the artist will be proud. This book follows two other well-received carving books by Al Streetman, 41 Santa Patterns for Carvers and 25 Uncle Sam Patterns for Carvers. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 150 color photos, 25 patterns Pages: 64
Model : 7838 Manufacturer : Book
  25 Leprechaun Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

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25 Leprechaun Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

Leprechauns are some of the folk-lore creatures that have always fascinated the author. He claims that he once caught one, just long enough to sketch him for a carving. Now Al Streetman shares 25 of his leprechaun patterns with other carvers who may not have been so lucky. In addition he shares many of his tricks and carving secrets in clear photographs and captions. The methods he uses and teaches will give the reader some new insight into character carving techniques, and will make carving easier and more fun. After you get a few carved and painted, they will make a colorful addition to your carving collection. Leprechauns are also popular with buyers and collectors, which is a good feature if you plan to sell any of them. ISBN 0-88740-957-1
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  25 Uncle Sam Patterns for Carvers by Al Atreetman

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25 Uncle Sam Patterns for Carvers by Al Atreetman

25 Uncle Sam Patterns for Carvers by Al Atreetman. One the most familiar characters of American folk art is Uncle Sam. His image has spurred people to join the army, give blood, and wave the flag. He has appeared in cartoons and parades across the nation. In his red, white, and blue costume, he is the symbol of America, yet for each artist he takes on just a little different attitude and pose. Al Streetman captures the spirit of Uncle Sam in these 25 patterns. Al's creative talent comes through in each one, and his skill as a carver is demonstrated in the carving section. In addition to the patterns the book contains carving tips, step-by-step instructions for carving one of the Uncle Sams, and painting instructions. A gallery of many of Al's creations gets the carvers imagination roaring. Al's first book, 41 Santa Patterns for Carvers,has already found an excited audience. We're sure that this one will be a welcome addition to every caricature carver's library. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 50 color photos, 25 patterns Pages: 64
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  29 Angel Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

29 Angel Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

Here's a heavenly project, filled with delightful, though sometimes impish, angels. Al Streetman's reputation as a caricature carver and teacher has grown with his increasing library of books. Here he provides enough patterns for a heavenly host, with step-by-step instructions about carving, painting, and antiquing. This is the perfect book for the new carver looking for the wisdom of experience and for the veteran carver seeking some new ideas and techniques. The results are angels that are at home any time of the year, but especially at the Christmas holiday. They make perfect gifts and, for those who sell their craft, they draw people to the table in droves. This is a book that will be much used and long loved. Enjoy! ISBN 0-7643-0275-2 Suggested Retail Price $14.95
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  29 Cowboy Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

29 Cowboy Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

Even in this modern age cowboys and the "Old West" still capture our hearts and imaginations. This book is written in response to many phone calls and letters after Al's earlier book, 25 Gunfighter Patterns, requesting more cowboy patterns. Whether you have been carving cowboys for a long time or want to for the first time, this book is for you. Here are 29 patterns for great cowboys, plus added ideas for settings. With Al Streetman's helpful advice, this book can be used by greenhorns and saddle-worn carvers alike. ISBN 076430187X Suggested Retail Price $12.95
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  3-D Patterns for the Scroll Saw by Diana L. Thompson

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3-D Patterns for the Scroll Saw by Diana L. Thompson

3-D Patterns for the Scroll Saw by Diana L. Thompson - Time Saving Tips Ready-to-Cut Patterns for 45 Unique Projects Page Count: 64 Size: 11x8.5x0.5 Type: Soft Cover
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  30 Holiday Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

30 Holiday Patterns for Carvers by Al Streetman

Synopsis Having an Al Streetman book is liking having your own personal carving instructor sit down on the back porch with you. His easygoing Oklahoma ways and his patient, soothing voice are evident in the simple instructions, as though he were right there with you, carving blade in hand, leading you through the simple step-by-step task of characterization. And that's where the Streetman's true brilliance lies-he is a master of the character, and this book is rich with them. There are 30 patterns, with something for every holiday of the year, in here. Streetman's instructions, clear photos, and meticulously drawn patterns will make an expert of beginners, and offer experts a challenge. Many people simply trace his well-drawn patterns on thin flat board or cardboard and paint them for tree ornaments. ISBN 0-7643-0514-X Suggested Retail Price $14.95
Model : 7722 Manufacturer : Book