By Hand & Eye
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By Hand & Eye
By Geo. R Walker & Jim Tolpin "By Hand & Eye" is a deep dive into the world of history, architecture and design. Instead of serving up a list of formulas with magical names (i.e. the Golden Section, the Rule of Thirds) that will transform the mundane into perfection, George R. Walker and Jim Tolpin show how much of the world is governed by simple proportions, noting how ratios...
£42.00 (VAT exempt)
By Hound & Eye
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By Hound & Eye
By Geo. R Walker & Jim Tolpin, Illustrated by Andrea Love "By Hound & Eye: A Plain & Easy Guide to Designing Furniture with no Further Trouble" is an illustrated cartoon journey through the world of pre-industrial design geometry. It stars Journeyman and his pizza-loving dog, Snidely, as they untangle the world of points, segments, arcs and the three-dimensional world using...
£27.50 (VAT exempt)

Chairmaker's Notebook
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Chairmaker's Notebook
By Peter Galbert Some words about Chairmakers Notebook from Chris Schwarz of Lost Art Press... Whether you are an aspiring professional chairmaker, an experienced green woodworker or a home woodworker curious about the craft, "Chairmaker's Notebook" is an in-depth guide to building your first Windsor chair or an even-better 30th one. Using more than 500 hand-drawn illustrations,...
£51.50 (VAT exempt)
Cut & Dried
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Cut & Dried
By Richard Jones Serious woodworkers have long been starved of accurate information on wood technology that's explained in language for artisans - instead of for scientists. Author Richard Jones has spent his entire life as a professional woodworker and has dedicated himself to researching the technical details of wood in great depth, this material being the woodworker's most important...
£62.00 (VAT exempt)

Good Work: The Chairmaking Life of John BrownGood Work: The Chairmaking Life of John Brown
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Good Work: The Chairmaking Life of John Brown
by Christopher Williams “Good Work: The Chairmaking Life of John Brown” by Christopher Williams is the first biography of one of the most influential chairmakers and writers of the 20th century: Welshman John Brown. The book’s title of “Good Work” was an expression John Brown used to describe a noble act or thing. He once mused he wanted to create a “Good Work”...
£47.50 (VAT exempt)
Grinling Gibbons Master Carver
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Grinling Gibbons Master Carver
by Paul Rabbitts Master Carver Grinling Gibbons (1648–1721) is famous for his breathtakingly delicate, intricate and realistic carvings, both in wood and stone. Tantalising cascades of fruit and flowers, puffy-cheeked cherubs, crowds of figures and flourishes of architecture are all trademark features of his energetic, animated carvings that grace stately homes, palaces, churches and colleges...
£8.99 (VAT exempt)

Hands Employed Aright
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Hands Employed Aright
By Joshua A. Klein Jonathan Fisher (1768-1847) was the first settled minister of the frontier town of Blue Hill, Maine. Harvard-educated and handy with an axe, Fisher spent his adult life building furniture for his community. Fortunately for us, Fisher recorded every aspect of his life as a woodworker and minister on the frontier. In this book, author Joshua A. Klein, the founder of , examines...
£55.00 (VAT exempt)
Ingenious Mechanicks
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Ingenious Mechanicks
by Christopher Schwarz Workbenches with screw-driven vises are a fairly modern invention. For more than 2,000 years, woodworkers built complex and beautiful pieces of furniture using simpler benches that relied on pegs, wedges and the human body to grip the work. While it's easy to dismiss these ancient benches as obsolete, they are - at most - misunderstood. For the last three years,...
£38.50 (VAT exempt)

Kitchen ThinkKitchen Think
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Kitchen Think
A guide to design and construction, from refurbishing to renovation
£38.00 (VAT exempt)
Mouldings in Practice
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Mouldings in Practice
By Matthew Sheldon Bickford Words from Chris Schwarz of Lost Art Press After years of publishing woodworking information, you often hear that there is nothing new in the craft. Everything has been done before, written before and fully figured out. I used to believe that was true, until I read the manuscript that was to become “Mouldings in Practice” by Matthew Sheldon Bickford....
£44.50 (VAT exempt)

Roubo on Furniture
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Roubo on Furniture
By Donald C. Williams, Michele Pietryka-Pagán & Philippe Lafargue Representing a decade of work by an international team, this book is the first English translation of the 18th-century masterpiece: "l'art du Menuisier" by André-Jacob Roubo. This, second volume, covers Roubo's writing on woodworking tools, the workshop, joinery and building furniture. "Roubo...
£54.95 (VAT exempt)
Slojd in Wood
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Slojd in Wood
by Jögge Sundqvist We'd like you to visit the world of slöjd, a place where people make the things they need using simple tools and materials that are all around them. Your guide on this journey is Jögge Sundqvist, who has been making things with his hands and little bits of steel since he was a boy. To join in, you need only a knife and a few other simple tools to make useful...
£37.00 (VAT exempt)

The Essential Woodworker
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The Essential Woodworker
By Robert Wearing Robert Wearing's hand-tool masterwork. This book contains every skill you need to get into hand-tool woodworking. And it is explained with a minimum of fuss, using accepted traditional practice and with the assistance of more than 500 beautiful hand-drawn illustrations. “The Essential Woodworker” is one of the best books on hand-tool usage written in the post-Charles...
£29.00 (VAT exempt)
The Intelligent Hand
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The Intelligent Hand
By David Binnington Savage "The Intelligent Hand" is a peek into a woodworking life that's at a level that most of us can barely imagine. The customers are wealthy and eccentric. The designs have to leap off the page. And the craftsmanship has to be utterly, utterly flawless. How does one get to this point? And how do you stay there? One answer to these questions is in this book....
£48.00 (VAT exempt)

The Joiner & Cabinet Maker
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The Joiner & Cabinet Maker
The Joiner and Cabinet Maker" has more than 370 pages of detailed handtool instruction, including many processes that have not been covered before in the early woodworking literature. In 1839. In that year, an English publisher issued a small book on woodworking that has – until now – escaped detection by scholars, historians and woodworkers. Titled "The Joiner and Cabinet...
£35.00 (VAT exempt)
The Perfect Edge
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The Perfect Edge
By Ron Hock, Nearly every operation in woodworking uses a piece of steel between the woodworker and the wood. This steel needs to be cared for and sharpened for the best results. "The Perfect Edge" is an up-to-date book on sharpening every woodworking tool, using the latest sharpening stones, tools and techniques. The author brings more than twenty-five years of experience, working with demanding...
£25.95 (VAT exempt)

The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years Vol. IV - The Shop & Furniture
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The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years Vol. IV - The Shop & Furniture
There is little doubt that Charles H. Hayward (1898-1998) was the most important workshop writer and editor of the 20th century. Unlike any person before (and perhaps after) him, Hayward was a trained cabinetmaker and extraordinary illustrator, not to mention an excellent designer, writer, editor and photographer. Add to all that the fact that Hayward was, according to Robert Wearing, a "workaholic,"...
£39.00 (VAT exempt)
With The Grain
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With The Grain
By Christian Becksvoort July 2023 - Note the change in cover colour. A little knowledge about trees goes a long way toward improving your woodworking. You don’t need a degree in dendrology to build a desk. But you do need intimate knowledge of how our raw material grows and – more importantly – how it responds to its environment after it has been cut and dried. This knowledge...
£33.50 (VAT exempt)

Woodworking in Estonia
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Woodworking in Estonia
By Ants Viires; translation by Mart Aru It's one of Roy Underhill's three favourite woodworking books, but you can't buy a copy of it for love or money. Translated into English without the author's permission in the late 1960s, "Woodworking in Estonia" has been a cult classic ever since it first surfaced. It is, according to Underhill, "one of the best books on...
£29.50 (VAT exempt)
Peacock Oil (Low Odour) - Antique Amber - 100ml
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Peacock Oil (Low Odour) - Antique Amber - 100ml
Skelton Saws Peacock Oil is a wood finish made up of a mixture of traditional oils, resins and waxes, each adding its own special benefit. All ingredients are naturally obtained, mainly from ancient tree species and all have been time proven wood preservatives used by the Egyptians and Ancient Greeks. Both breathable and water-repellent, unlike current commercial finishes, Peacock Oil is built up from...
£16.50 inc VAT

Peacock Oil (Low Odour) - Clear Honey - 100ml
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Peacock Oil (Low Odour) - Clear Honey - 100ml
Skelton Saws Peacock Oil is a wood finish made up of a mixture of traditional oils, resins and waxes, each adding its own special benefit. All ingredients are naturally obtained, mainly from ancient tree species and all have been time proven wood preservatives used by the Egyptians and Ancient Greeks. Both breathable and water-repellent, unlike current commercial finishes, Peacock Oil is built up from...
£16.50 inc VAT
Peacock Oil (Low Odour) - Regal Red - 250ml
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Peacock Oil (Low Odour) - Regal Red - 250ml
Skelton Saws Peacock Oil is a wood finish made up of a mixture of traditional oils, resins and waxes, each adding its own special benefit. All ingredients are naturally obtained, mainly from ancient tree species and all have been time proven wood preservatives used by the Egyptians and Ancient Greeks. Both breathable and water-repellent, unlike current commercial finishes, Peacock Oil is built up from...
£27.50 inc VAT
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