This is a clear and beautifully illustrated volume that passes on the author’s vast knowledge & experience. It covers the essentials of traditional & classical carving & encourages readers to try out new skills. It offers a superb, comprehensive introduction to the craft, from a UK author. A teacher of modern and traditional methods of…


In Absolutely Beautiful Things, successful designer Anna Spiro shows you how to create an interior that’s just right for you. To her, it’s all about the mix, not the match, and, with her help, you’ll find beauty in unexpected places. She’ll give you the confidence to put together a layered and very individual home using…


Since it was first published in 1997, homeowners, serious gardeners, and professional nursery owners have responded enthusiastically to DEER PROOFING YOUR YARD & GARDEN as the deer problem in towns and suburbs has got worse, new solutions have presented themselves. To cope with the situation and keep up with the latest in deer control, Rhonda…


This is the ultimate showcase of “House Beautiful’s” best home decorating tips, in one spectacular volume. Brimming with hundreds and hundreds of stunning photos and a thousand inspiring ideas from two of “House Beautiful’s” most successful books, “500 Sensational Ways to Create Your Ideal Home” (9781588167583) and “500 Makeovers” (9781588166944), this lavish collection is packed…


Featuring 15 fabulous toys, each with clear step-by-step instructions, detailed photographs, and easy-to-follow diagrams. Beginners can try their hand at colorful yo-yos, spinning tops, quoits, and skittles, while intermediate-level turners can relish the challenge of the kaleidoscope colour top, diavolo, or the endearing walking penguins. With comprehensive advice on techniques and equipment, this inspirational book…


Windsor chairs are a beautiful and traditional feature in any home. Some three hundred years of tradition lie behind chairs made today. While sound joints are essential, it is the sensitive shaping of each component that leads to a fine chair. This lavish book celebrates their history and explains their heritage. It compares and contrasts…


Featuring each piece in highly-detailed, exploded drawings and applying time-honoured dimensions and ergonomic standards, this comprehensive visual sourcebook takes the guesswork out of furniture joinery, assembly, dimension and style. Woodworkers of any skill level will benefit from more than 1,300 crisp and detailed drawings that explain classic solutions to age-old problems, such as hanging a…