Although most of us have a corkscrew in the kitchen, we remain largely unaware of the many different types and designs of corkscrews that have been developed over the last three hundred years. Since the eighteenth century, inventors have devised increasingly ingenious methods of removing corks from bottles of wine, beer, champagne, perfume and medicine,…


A low cost, efficient and effective way to rid your home of cockroaches without the large expense of calling your local pest control company. The only information you will need to get rid of cockroaches. Fully illustrated with step by step instructions. Includes “Six special reports to help keep your home pest free” and “How…


“Mastering Hand Tool Techniques” introduces you to the full range of hand tools from rules and tapes to saws and planes, and offers readers step-by-step illustrated instructions on how to use them safely and effectively. Learn how to outfit a great workshop with the best tools and how to sharpen, clean, and store them. Master…


Living the Feng Shui Lifestyle is available to everyone who is interested in seeing their surroundings with fresh eyes and a new awareness. Today, more than ever, we long for a peaceful, nurturing home where we feel uplifted, comfortable, and safe. In Living the Feng Shui Lifestyle, you’re treated to a systematic approach that is…


‘Making’ is the next generation of creating. It’s the union of traditional techniques, from print-making and jewellery-making to knitting, with cutting-edge technology, often yielding astonishing results, such as laser-cut jewellery and 3D-printed porcelain. ‘Maker Spaces’ takes an in-depth look inside 13 beautiful homes, studios and workspaces of the pioneering creative minds of some of the…


Using the three basic approaches to producing curved parts-laminate bending, steam bending, and milling by machine-this book provides step-by-step instructions on each method, the pros and cons of each project, and how to troubleshoot problems. Also included are discussions and advice as to what methods will work and what methods will not in various applications….


Invaluable guide offers detailed descriptions, drawings of masting, rigging and major fittings of American clippers and packets of the Great Age of Sail. Also includes a wealth of details on deck furniture of various types of vessels from different periods. Nearly 280 line drawings give the model builder a deep understanding of the workings of…


A beautiful and inspiring volume, Never Stop to Think Do I Have a Place for This indulges our desire to surround ourselves with belongings that impart beauty and meaning to our lives. Delving into the interiors (and the collecting mindset) of real-life tastemakers (antique dealers, fashion designers, artists, boutique owners), Carter interviews the owners to…


Best-selling author of The Not So Big House Sarah Susanka teams up with architectural design writer Marc Vassallo to expand upon the message that has resonated with over a million homeowners and builders across the country: opting for personalized, well-crafted, thoughtfully designed spaces over superfluous square footage results in a home that comforts and nourishes…