Dick Sing Turns Miniature BirdhousesBook - 2004
World-renowned woodturner Dick Sing takes you through all the steps needed to create delightful and decorative miniature birdhouses. Starting with a basic birdhouse, Dick illustrates how to set up and turn the body, roof, perch, and finial. Clear, step-by-step instructions show wood preparation, proper use of equipment and tools, and sanding and finishing techniques. Additional chapters show how to add inlays and other intricate details; create birdhouses from rejected pipe blanks and branchwood; turn a natural edge roof; make a tiny, charming, birdfeeder; and fashion an elegant stand on which to display your finished treasures. Includes design ideas and techniques, plus a gallery of wonderfully diverse birdhouses to inspire your creativity.
Publisher: Atglen, PA : Schiffer Pub., c2004.
Branch Call Number: 684.083 SING
Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Alternative Title: Miniature birdhouses