Bookmaking is more popular than ever and this book makes the craft available to everyone. Beginners will soon be on their way to folding, gluing and sewing handmade books in a variety of styles. This title includes photographs of the author´s own books; this collection is sure to inspire. In the digital world, books may seem like an endangered species, but bookmaking is more popular than ever. Thanks to the 100 ideas in this volume, the craft is now available to everyone. In as little as an afternoon, beginners will be on their way to folding, gluing and sewing handmade books in a variety of shapes and styles, from rolled scrolls to Jacob´s ladders, folded flexagons to case bindings. Complete with photographs of the author´s own master books and statements by more than 40 established book artists, this collection is sure to inspire.
The definitive work on the design and construction of an acoustic archtop guitar by one of the most talented luthiers of the twentieth century. Benedetto walks the reader through all aspects of construction through to marketing your finished work. Includes a list of suppliers to acquire all the tools and materials listed; a list of serial numbers for Benedetto guitars; full-color plates featuring the author´s models; photos from the author´s personal scrapbook of players who endorse his guitars; and fold-out templates for construction. 8-1/2 inch. x 11 inch..
In Sensational Soutache Jewelry Making, you´ll learn the basic techniques of soutache embroidery, and then get creative with 15 easy-to-follow projects for bracelets, earrings, brooches, rings and necklaces. Get inspired by author Csilla Papp´s ideas, then use your imagination to put your own twists on projects.
Davis´s designs, which range from skulls to owls to alarm clocks, are a far cry from the traditional designs of years past. Yet all of them draw on simple squares and rectangles, and all are inspired by traditional techniques.
How to create pop-up cards with 100 innovative techniques and projects, shown in 1000 pictures.