Steve Schmeck has been involved in woodworking since he was young and it has been a large part of his life ever since. He, with his wife, Sue Robishaw, designed and built their own off-grid house and homestead where they have lived for forty years. It is full of Steve’s passion for hand-made and his life as a fiddler, wood carver, boat builder, artist and tinkerer. He is a nationally recognized bowl and spoon carver with both bowls and spoons in many private collections.
“Make Your Own Wooden Flute” is a practical, step-by-step guide to creating a simple wooden flute you can play and enjoy. You can build your own wooden flute by following the well illustrated steps presented in this compact book. The book covers: - Tools and materials, -Stock selection, -Boring and turning the flute tube. A Fingering chart and a few tunes to get you started are included.
"Make Your Own Treadle Lathe" is a practical, step by step guide to building a foot-powered lathe for light duty wood turning. You can build your own treadle lathe by following the well illustrated steps presented in this compact book. The book covers: - Materials & components, - Frame and headstock, - Belt and tensioner, - Tailstock, - Tool rest, - Flywheel, - Using the lathe.