Making Lawn Ornaments in Wood: Complete Building Techniques and Patterns

Making Lawn Ornaments in Wood: Complete Building Techniques and Patterns

by Paul Meisel

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Making Lawn Ornaments in Wood: Complete Building Techniques and Patterns by Paul Meisel

Detailed instructions cover from choosing wood to painting. Includes over 20 ready to use full-size patterns. New edition and the only book on the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565231047
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/28/1998
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Paul Meisel has had 10 years experience as an industrial arts instructor. He now owns Meisel hardware Specialties, a project plan and woodworking supply company that focuses on distributing plans for woodworking projects that are accessible for carving students and beginners as well as experts.

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New edition with 16 pages of new patterns. Only book on the subject. Includes 20 ready to use full-size patterns.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Chapter 1
The History of Lawn Ornaments 3
Chapter 2
Selecting the Patterns 5
Chapter 3
Choosing the Right Stock 7
Chapter 4
Transferring the Pattern to Wood 13
Chapter 5
Cutting the Project 21
Chapter 6
Preparing the Wood for Paint 25
Chapter 7
Selecting Paints & Brushes 37
Chapter 8
Priming & Painting 43
Chapter 9
Displaying Your Lawn Ornaments 51
Pattern Section 57

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