Most eco-friendly books start with terror-inducing lists of the carcinogenic chemicals you are liberally slathering all over every single surface in your house, painting most people as as unwitting eco-villains, happily Lysol-ing your way straight to hell.Well, readers can just relax and unpack the (plastic) bags no guilt trips today!At this point I think we…


“Bird Friendly Nest Boxes & Feeders” offers ten simple and classic designs for building traditional birdhouses and feeders, plus valuable insights on creating the perfect backyard bird environment. More than just a set of plans, it covers how to attract the right kinds of birds and ensure that they will keep coming back. This book…


Artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish walks you through all the basics of woodburning. You can learn about using temperature, time, layering and texturing to create artistic tonal values. Nationally recognized artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish makes it easy for beginners to learn the creative craft of woodburning in Pyrography Basics. All that aspiring…


Whether you re just getting started at the lathe or you re a seasoned woodturner looking for nuggets of insight, you ll find it all in the AAW’s Official Guide, “Getting Started in Woodturning,” an essential reference of safety information, tool advice, woodturning techniques, and practical projects from the pages of American Woodturner, the journal…


Because well-designed lighting sets up a warm and welcoming atmosphere, intensifying colors, shapes, and forms, it’s fundamental to any interior design scheme. From delicately glowing 1920’s-style lamps to ultramodern, high-tech tracking, this inspiring visual catalogue will enlighten you on many ways to make your home shine. An introduction to the four major lighting types–ambient, accent,…