Thirty timely projects will have crafters assembling clocks in no time at all!From whimsical to sophisticated, there’s a clock project for every decor: lodge/rustic; English cottage; shabby chic; sporty; classic; kids; contemporary; retro; masculine; folk art; funky; artsy; French country; country; and ethnic. Sixteen well known designers contributed projects, including Cheryl Ball, Barbara McGuire, Vivian…


The book provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand introductory coverage of mechanical and electrical systems in buildings. Elementary engineering concepts and step-by-step design principles are introduced in a straightforward manner and supported by over 320 illustrations and 500 photographs. It includes new chapters on emerging sustainability (green) technologies and building science. It presents material that can provide the…


At last! The nuts and bolts of building robotics…”Mechanical Devices for the Electronics Experimenter”. Here’s the book electronics experimenters have been waiting for…a how-to book for designing and fabricating the mechanical devices for motion and positioning in robotic applications – as well as others. Filled with easy-to-understand illustrations, this unique guide describes in detail how…


For many years now, Mexico City has been informally dubbed “the capital of Latin America.” Home to countless museums and spectacular public buildings, its most distinguished private residences are also among the most glamorous and original anywhere in the world. This exceptional compendium showcases some of the city’s most prominent individuals and creative talents-allowing them…