Timeless Style and SimplicitySimple and beautiful, Arts & Crafts furniture designs offer an excellent learning medium for furniture building. The Arts & Crafts style allows the craftsman to build a quality piece of furniture in a reasonable amount of time while providing a very successful and satisfying experience.This book offers a collection of twenty-five Arts…


In recent years, heat pumps have emerged as a promising new form of technology with a relatively low environmental impact. Moreover, they have presented householders with an opportunity to reduce their heating bills. Heat pumps can heat a building by ‘pumping’ heat from either the ground or the air outside: an intriguing process which utilizes…


This no-nonsense guide to choosing and creating the best joint for all purposes features 35 types of joints. It includes detailed advice on the correct tools required for each joint and how to use them. It contains clear colour photographs with all techniques explained in jargon-free language. It comes from a UK author. This comprehensive…


“New York Times” bestselling author Allen St. John started off looking for the world’s greatest guitar, but what he found instead was the world’s greatest guitar builder. Living and working in Rugby, Virginia (population 7), retired rural mail carrier Wayne Henderson is a true American original, making America’s finest instruments using little more than a…


Skillfully partnered vintage finds and fabrics create French-style elegance and comfort. A Romance with French Living provides a glimpse into Carolyn Westbrook’s world, where treasured antiques and vintage finds, perfectly faded fabrics and timeworn furniture blend, seemingly effortlessly, in superb interiors that are both relaxing and chic, inspired by French style. Part One – French-inspired…


SIMPLICITY IS REVOLUTIONARY. Organization expert Erin Rooney Doland will show you how to clear the clutter, simplify your surroundings, and create the stress-free life you deserve in just one week. Her down-to-earth approach and useful, innovative suggestions for tackling the physical, mental, and systemic distractions in your home and office will help you: Part with…


The simplicity of the biscuit jointer is explained by the fact that it was originally developed with just one purpose in mind: jointing wood quickly and cheaply. Even if used for this task alone, it is an effective and valuable power tool. However, various manufacturers have now developed jointers intended for more general use. These…