“A pioneering account of mid-Atlantic folk architecture and of the nineteenth-century transformation of traditional agriculture. . . . A major study of American vernacular architecture.” Dell Upton, University of California, Berkeley “Bernard L. Herman has provided us with a model study in the interdisciplinary interpretation of a common landscape.” Robert Blair St. George, Journal of…


The answer to banishing clutter lies in smart interior design, not just housekeeping. By establishing a place for everything, readers will keep clutter from coming back, permanently. From maximising wardrobe space to installing specialty cabinets, from making use of the bathroom sink pedestal to choosing a hard-working coffee table, there’s a solution for every room…


Complete plans, instructions, and color photos show precisely how to make 30 original projects to help you live a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Have you ever wanted to build your own chicken coop, cider press, or herb-drying rack? How about a clever two-bin composter, horse-blanket washing machine, or genuine Langstroth beehive? In “Practical Projects for Self-Sufficiency,”…


A manual on DIY interior boat-building, designed for boat-owners who are not completely happy with the layout of their production boat or who want to fit out a new or renovated hull. Every detail of each project is explained and illustrated with step-by-step colour photographs, and the techniques and procedures shown are applicable to every…