Each of the eighteen masterpiece horse barns featured here is an innovative, beautiful structure that embodies the owners’ love and appreciation for horses. Author Randy Leffingwell has selected barns that possess exceptional qualities–a clever response to site challenges; meticulous attention to detail, equine health, and safety; or significant historical context. The purposes of the barns…


Over 100 different blanket squares can be knitted up to create a dozen unique afghans in a variety of styles. Projects range from baby’s first comfort blanket in subdued pastels, to brightly coloured motifs embellished with beads and buttons for the spirited teenager. Full instructions are given for each square including expert advice on how…


This guide contains instructions on how to make 46 different puzzles, including; a nest of 13 pieces of dollhouse furniture, bandsawn from a rectangular piece of wood; a three-dimensional jigsaw; triangles which can be squared; a triple-dovetail puzzle; and the 18-piece double-cross.


As part of our comprehensive “HomeSkills” DIY series, “HomeSkills: Wiring” will make you the brightest thing in your house.Few trades are more dangerous to the novice than working with electricity. In wiring, understanding the finer details is crucial to your personal safety it is a craft that demands only the most reliable information, and “HomeSkills:…


After an introduction to the sources of evidence and the different materials used in making Roman furniture, there follow individual chapters on the different categories of furniture, such as couches and beds, tables, chairs and stools, cupboards, storage boxes and shelving. Examples will be taken from all over the Empire, but there will be special…