Boxes, Toys & Musical Instruments

  • Amateur Wind Instrument Maker
    An excellent, how-to-do-it guide for serious craftsmen. Includes lucid descriptions of the materials and methods, and detailed plans for making a number of wind instruments: flutes, recorders, oboes, shawms, trumpets and many others.

    "As fascinating to read for history as it is for instructions in making instruments." Workbench
    $31.99
  • Classic Wooden Toys

    Whether you re looking for rugged toy trucks, delicate dollhouse furniture or timeless bookshelves and toy chests designed to grow with your kids, Classic Wooden Toys is a reliable guide and helpful hand that walks you through the entire building process.

    Complete with step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photos and drawings, these projects are perfect for makers at all levels from first time woodworkers to seasoned pros. These 20 designs offer something for every maker and hours of imaginative play for the lucky kids who get to play with them.

    $34.99
  • Crafting Wooden Lamps
    This title has plans for 24 great lamps and lighting projects that most woodworkers can complete in a weekend.

    The designs range from traditional to contemporary and laidback to funky.

    Chapters:

    • Table Lamps
    • Floor Lamps
    • Wall Lamps
    • Ceiling Lamps
    Projects:
    • Slab
    • Turned
    • Pagoda
    • Pencil Post
    • Circular Ceiling Lamp and more!
    $25.99
  • Making Classic Wooden Toys

    Wooden toys make great gifts – they are personal, thoughtful and a great way for woodworkers to use scrap wood. This book is filled with more than 20 wooden toy projects that hearken back to simpler times and convey a feeling of nostalgia – which will appeal to "makers" who put emphasis on all things handmade.

    Woodworkers will find easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions with clear photos showing how each project is made.

    $42.99
    $39.99
  • Making Wooden Baskets on Your Scroll Saw: 2nd Ed
    Create custom wooden baskets on your scroll saw. Use the step-by-step instructions to cut the 'layers' of a basket, and then stack them to make the baskets appear to be woven. Choose from any of the classic patterns including market baskets, oval baskets, round baskets, square baskets, tissue boxes, candy dishes and more. Includes four box designs for a Round Jewelry Box, an Oval Jewelry Box, a Rectangle Jewelry Box and a Ring Box each with two optional lids.

    $24.95
    $22.95
  • Making Wooden Chess Sets

    The 15 one-of-a-kind designs in this book are sure to become conversation pieces, like the Berlin, with its vertical board that mounts to the wall. Other patterns in the book are inspired by the beautiful cities of Paris, San Francisco and Venice.

    From classical to modern these chess sets will be cherished for years to come for their heirloom quality and high level of craftsmanship. The author's use of exotic woods and interesting designs are sure to inspire woodworkers, chess players and scroll saw enthusiasts alike.

    $29.99
  • Plan - Toy Wheelbarrow

    Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format,with metric and imperial instructions.

    Features: 76cm long. Two wheels for greater stability. "V" legs included as an option.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, jigsaw or bandsaw, sandpaper, wood file. Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace.

    $17.00
  • Plan-Barbie Dolls House

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format, with metric and imperial instructions.

    Features: 84cm high, 24cm deep.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, hammer, jigsaw or bandsaw, sandpaper, wood file.

    $20.00
  • Plan-Big Front End Loader

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format, with metric and imperial instructions.

    Features: 40 cm long. Articulated for moving in small spaces, loads the dump truck and a grab handle for easy lifting.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, hammer, jigsaw or bandsaw, coping saw, sandpaper, router, hole saw 4", 2 ½", 2" (102mm, 63mm, 50mm).

    $20.00
  • Plan-Childrens Furniture Pack

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format, with metric and imperial instructions.

    Features: 120cm high hutch. 66cm high chairs with strong legs that will take adults weight. 66cm high stove with knobs that turn and 2 slide out shelves.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, jigsaw or bandsaw, sandpaper, wood file.

    $49.00
  • Plan-Childrens Table & Chairs

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format, with metric and imperial instructions.

    Features: 53 x 4 x 60 cm Table and Chair set.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, jigsaw or bandsaw, sandpaper, wood file.

    $17.00
  • Plan-Dolls Rocking Cradle

    Features: 45 cm long. Tools Required: drill & bits, jigsaw or bandsaw, handsaw, sandpaper, wood file.

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format, with metric and imperial instructions.

    $12.00
  • Plan-Dolls Rocking Cradle on Stand

    Sweet dreams, for little ones and their babies, this gorgeous cradle on stand guarantees hours of enjoyment. Features: 91cm high.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, jigsaw or bandsaw, sandpaper, wood file.

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated, metric and imperial instructions.

    $17.00
  • Plan-Garage and Small Cars

    Features include: Full size patterns with easy to follow step-by-step instructions

    Simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes, with metric and imperial instructions.

    Finished size: 61cm long x 29cm wide

    Tools Required: Drill, Handsaw, Hammer, Coping Saw or Hand Fret Saw, Drill bits, Sandpaper, Wood File

    $25.00
  • Plan-Pull Along Dog
    Features: 25.5cm long. Rolling ball. Tools Required: drill & bits, hammer, coping saw, sandpaper, wood file, basic hole saw set. Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format,with metric and imperial instructions.
    $12.00
  • Step-by-Step Guitar Making

    The fully illustrated and easy-to-follow instructions take you through the whole procedure for making an acoustic guitar while the full-size plans make the cutting and preparing the individual parts a breeze.

    In addition to building the guitar, you'll learn how to tune the soundboard, to place the frets accurately, and to adjust the action for comfortable paying.

    $39.99
  • Violin Making

    The author uses his simple techniques and clear instruction to guide you through every single step of making a violin. With the full-size patterns and detailed illustrations include, you will be on your way to crafting an instrument fit for an orchestra. Features include:

    • Helpful step-by-step instructions, featuring hundreds of detailed illustrations
    • Ready-to-use patterns and templates for every piece of the instrument
    • A complete list of the common tools and wood you will need
    • Stunning and inspiring color photos

    $29.99
  • Wooden Boxes

    Dennis Zongker gives clear, step-by-step instructions for seven different projects (with variations), each designed to teach you skills that can be applied to a wide variety of box projects as well as to furniture and other woodworking projects.

    The boxes featured are traditional in style, with a modern twist, and incorporate a rich variety of woodworking techniques from basic to advanced: wood selection, veneers, cutting, gluing, joinery (including elongated dovetail joints and lock mitres), segmented turning and routing inlays.

    Also included are detailed sections on carving and marquetry, which give these stylish boxes an elegant look that makes them stand out from the field.

    $34.99