Country Woodcraft: Then & Now
Country Woodcraft: Then & Now
By Drew Langsner In 1978, Drew Langsner released his book “Country Woodcraft” to the world, and it sparked a movement – still expanding today – of hand-tool woodworkers who make things with mostly green wood. The 304 pages of “Country Woodcraft” showed you how to split wood from the forest and shape into anything you might need, from a spoon to a bowl, from...
£40.00 (VAT exempt)
Joiner's Work
Joiner's Work
by Peter Follansbee Forget what you think about 17th-century New England furniture. It’s neither dark nor boring. Instead, it’s a riot of geometric carvings and bright colours – all built upon simple constructions that use rabbets, nails and mortice-and-tenon joints. Peter Follansbee has spent his adult life researching this beguiling time period to understand the simple tools...
£48.50 (VAT exempt)

Make a Joint Stool from a Tree: An Introduction to 17th Century Joinery
Make a Joint Stool from a Tree: An Introduction to 17th Century Joinery
By Jennie Alexander & Peter Follansbee When it comes to exploring the shadowy history of how 17th-century furniture was built, few people have been as dogged and persistent as Jennie Alexander and Peter Follansbee. For more than two decades, this unlikely pair – an attorney in Baltimore and a joiner at Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts – have pieced together how this early furniture...
£30.00 (VAT exempt)
Making Traditional English Wooden Eating Spoons
Making Traditional English Wooden Eating Spoons
By Eric Rogers Learn how to make traditional English wooden eating spoons with Eric Rogers Of all the materials used by our forefathers wood was undoubtedly the most common but is the least represented in museums today. Churches and timber framed houses preserve some of the grander uses of wood but very few everyday artifacts survive. Tens of thousands of wooden spoons must have been thrown...
£4.95 (VAT exempt)

Shaving Horses, Lap Shaves, and Other Woodland Vices
Shaving Horses, Lap Shaves, and Other Woodland Vices
By Sean Hellman Sean's book contains over 400 colour photographs and illustrations to demonstrate all stages and processes of making, using, and celebrating these traditional wood-braking devices. It also provides plans and techniques that span instructions for beginners, to more complex designs, tool use and repair, and contemporary variations on traditional designs. From the foreword written...
£16.95 (VAT exempt)
Slojd in Wood
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...
£36.50 (VAT exempt)

Woodworking in Estonia
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...
£30.00 (VAT exempt)
Working with Living WillowWorking with Living Willow
Working with Living Willow
By Jon Warnes, This booklet giving basic information on how to make living willow structures for gardens and public places.
£2.25 (VAT exempt)