The American ranch embodies a rich architectural tradition that has been passed down through generations of ranchers. This book presents twenty-five of the most spectacular Western ranches, including important historical structures and those designed for today’s newest ranch owners. With three hundred newly commissioned colour photographs of ranches in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, California, Oregon, New…


Get inspired to create your own chalnsaw art with the help of author and artist Hal MacIntosh as he guides you through the chainsaw basics and step-by-step projects that show you how to create “scratch drawings,” relief and pierced relief carvings, step-cut carvings, life-sized three-dimensional carvings, and totem poles. An extended photo gallery features the…


This handbook provides all the tools and guidance needed to carve and paint realistic songbirds, including an overview of carving tools, materials, and safety. An in-depth look at carving techniques covers band-sawing basics and songbird anatomy, including instructions on carving the torso, head, and feathers. A special section focuses on the difficult task of carving…


"e;You Are Going To Get An Extensive Look At One Of The Most Remarkable Genealogy Reference Books There Is Available On The Market Today"e;It doesn’t matter if you are just for the first time looking at your family lineage, this genealogy guide will get you on the right track to uncovering your heritage. This Is…


Capturing the unique design principles of the Adirondack style of home design, full-color photographs and detailed descriptions provide a tour of the design and décor of fifteen Adirondack homes, including boathouses, riverside cabins, and grand historic camps, looking at various interpretations of the style and offering a detailed resource section.


In this book, energy consumption in the household sector is examined. Barriers to and enablers of energy efficiency in households in relation to governmental policy formulation, the implementation and appropriation of technology are discussed. This represents a shift away from the conventional focus on energy supply toward a focus on energy use in everyday life….


Home – Sweet Custom Home will be the one book I recommend that my clients read before they start any personal home construction project. Bud Plone has put together the best book I have ever seen for guiding people through the process of getting a new home built or an existing one remodeled. He has…


The ‘Diesel Tree’ from the Amazon can yield 220 litres of diesel-like oil a day, enough for 5 cars. Soybeans can be made into biodegradable plastic that breaks down in only 10-14 days. The energy produced from recycling one glass bottle can power your TV for a whole evening. This title contains ideas that give…