Master the art of green woodworking with key techniques and inspiring projects.
Looking for a simpler and more natural way of working with wood? Then look no further than William Wall’s Wood Craft. Learn how to make inspiring designs within beautiful wooden objects from fresh green wood, and become skilled in the crafts of whittling, axe-based furniture making, weaving and more!
With green woodworking, there’s no need for costly materials and machines. In fact, all you need to begin crafting is a log, an axe, and a hand knife! What are you waiting for?
Dive straight in to discover:
-25 step-by-step projects including annotated photographs and diagrams to pinpoint the detail of each project
-Introductory chapter on understanding wood demonstrates how to read different pieces of wood
-Detailed guide on sourcing a regular supply of fresh quality wood wherever you live
Each technique is integrated with the examination of each key tool, so you can gain an understanding of how each tool works, learn the main grips and movements, and master key techniques with practice exercises. Discover how to build your very own equipment, from goblets to garden hurdles, candle holders to coat hooks, and so much more.
Whether you’re looking to develop a new skill this New Year, or you simply wish to hone your technique in woodworking by having projects to practice on, this all-encompassing woodworking guide can help to unleash your creativity and maximise your potential.
Author William Wall has been crafting green wood for over 30 years and even teaches courses in green woodworking that range in skill level, from complete beginners to advanced crafts.
Readers of Wood Craft can engage in project-based learning, and discover how to create genuinely desirable objects with innovative and inspiring designs. Let DK plant the seed of curiosity in the minds of our readers, and watch as it blossoms into a life-long love of woodworking.
A must-have volume for those who wish to engage in a mindful craft that requires little space and few tools, whether you want to reconnect to your natural surroundings, find a creative way of relaxing, or perfect your skills in the subject.