Al Streetman takes devoted readers and beginning carvers alike back to the wonderful world of folk carving, which leaves less to the rules and more to the imagination! In older days, folk art was a way of transforming plain everyday objects and materials into decorative accent pieces to brighten the home. Here are 20 patterns…


Looking for a way to make money and get your house in order? Toss, Keep, Sell! teaches you how to turn the junk you haven’t used (or even seen!) in ages into cash-while organizing your home at the same time.To make decluttering easier than ever, each orderly chapter is organized by rooms and daily tasks…


Remodelista: The Ultimate Shopping Directory is an in-depth listing of recommended home design resources and stores, excerpted from Remodelista. Remodelista.com is the go-to, undisputed authority for home design enthusiasts, remodelers, architects, and designers. Unlike sites that cater to all tastes, Remodelista has a singular and clearly defined aesthetic: classic pieces trump designs that are trendy…


This is the latest from the highly successful “500 Series”. It presents an amazing on-the-page gallery of an array of contemporary knives. It features everything from daggers and swords to kitchen knives and simple elegance to daring extravagance. Contemporary knife makers are far more daring than their counterparts from as recently as a generation ago:…