Tag: Practical

Wilderness Pleasures: A Practical Guide to Camping Bliss (Paperback)

Review The perfect book for those who want the thrills with none of the spills, (www.paddling.net/store 2008)A practical and humorous guide to spending pleasurable time in the outdoors…. in a colorful picture-packed 238-page paperback. (Emma Gilchrist The Calgary Herald 20081016)Good color photography and the author’s great sense of humor, make this book a step above […]

Leatherwork: A Practical Guide (Hardcover)

Leatherwork is a centuries-old craft which is as absorbing and enjoyable today as ever. This book introduces the basic tools and techniques needed before explaining more advanced ideas for designing and decorating leather—such as curving, stamping, and coloring—as well as the care and repair of leather. With an easy-to-follow text, step-by-step photographs, and explanatory line […]

Practical Blacksmithing and Metalworking (Paperback)

Blacksmithing and metalworking can be easier than you would imagine. This book shows you how – with some patience and a working knowledge of metals, tools, and techniques – blacksmithing can be a rewarding, inexpensive hobby. Using simple instructions and first-rate, detailed illustrations Blandford makes it easy for the novice to learn this craft, while […]