For warmth, versatility and sheer beauty, few materials can match the appeal of wood, and few hobbies are as satisfying as woodworking. The multitude of tools and machines offered, however, can be daunting, and learning proper techniques can be an expensive, time-consuming process. Now the learning curve can be dramatically reduced with the proven advice…


Save money and have fun with this beautiful collection of Christmas makes. There are three chapters covering a wide range of different crafting techniques – from papercutting and collage to embroidery and sugarcraft – with projects which take inspiration from different festive cultures and traditions. Start with Decorations, where you will find delightful ideas such…


Sales of home improvement products are at an all-time high, which means that today’s do-it-yourselfers need more help than ever with decorating, remodeling, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and other household projects. Pulling together the best, most useful content from nine existing For Dummies guides, this valuable book offers readers an all-in-one resource packed with up-to-the-minute solutions…


From his initial success in the coffeehouses of Greenwich Village with Anne Meara, who would be the love of his life, to his serenity-seeking days on “Seinfeld” and later on “The King of Queens, ” Jerry Stiller has consistently proven himself to be a force in showbiz. In “Married to Laughter, ” he brings us…


Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this long-needed, single-source reference, provides a wealth of knowledge, ranging from the basics of building systems to explanations of why systems need to be integrated, and how integration provides a basis for increased reliability and economic growth. The book delves further, exploring environmentally responsible design through the integration of natural site…