Keeping a house weatherproof and in good condition is an ongoing task. Under constant attack from a combination of heat, cold, wind and rain, it is vital that the right protection is in place to keep the elements at bay. This book offers guidance, using step-by-step photographs and line drawings, on a wide range of…


A professional looking finish is the dream of most woodworkers. One way to achieve it is through modern spray finishing. Recent improvements in the equipment and widespread adoption have lowered costs making this technique widely available. But there is little information apart from magazine articles and our 1996 book. This book collects the best recent…


Provides a beautifully illustrated organizer for any home owner to record their decorating and maintenance plans and projects and store key information on household administration. There are graph pages for plans and sketches, guided pages for notes on all aspects of maintaining and decorating a stylish, efficient home, address pages to record details of useful…


The inaugural title in our exclusive new series of books about traditional boats and traditional seamanship. Wooden boats didn’t disappear with the invention of GRP. Building them is a classic craft that attracts people with a keen interest in traditional boats and is a thriving activity amongst professional craftsmen and DIY boatbuilders alike. This thoroughly…


In this unique and groundbreaking book, business consultant and “New York Times” best-selling author Patrick Lencioni turns his sights on the most important organization in our lives–the family. As a husband and the father of four young boys, Lencioni realized the discrepancy between the time and energy his clients put into running their organizations and…