From city backyards to country gardens, nothing adds distinction like a well-constructed patio. In this book you’ll find advice, inspiration, and hundreds of achievable designs to develop the patio you’ve always wanted. Build a barbeque area, create a cozy nook, or restore an existing patio to its original elegance. This all-in-one reference is perfect for…


This is a step-by-step guide to working with wood, with over 60 techniques and a full guide to tools, shown in over 600 easy-to-follow photographs and diagrams. It shows you how to choose the right tools for working with wood, from saws and planes to drills and sanders, with tips on planning your workshop and…


This new edition is the householder’s complete DIY guide to plumbing-in, maintaining and repairing domestic dishwashing machines, and features easy-to-follow instructions. Each component part is photographed and explained in full detail, including the way it works, what can go wrong and how to maintain, repair and replace it. New features include error codes for popular…


You don’t have to travel beyond the backyard to experience pure luxury. This book will show you how to transform your lawn into a personal paradise. Over 400 beautiful color photographs of spectacular backyard environments feature pools, spas, and fountains. More than just water features, you’ll find a wide breadth of projects that inspire and…


An expanded edition of World Champion Bob Berry’s acclaimed how-to book, available for the first time in paperback. New, full colour section on painting trout, with explicit, step-by-step instructions for six projects: Rainbow, Brook, Golden, Yellowstone Cutthroat; Rio Grande Cutthroat; Lahontan Cutthroat. Complete text from the original editon, including carving instructions for: Trophy Rainbow Trout;…


From the “The New York Times”‘”Queen of Green” comes the ultimate guide for finding and eliminating the toxic chemicals in your home today. There is no longer any question that consumer products contain toxic chemicals harmful to our families. But how do we protect ourselves, and where do we start? In “Toxic Free,” Debra Lynn…


Be inspired by Rachel Ashwell’s iconic Shabby Chic interiors, which celebrate the charm of objects from the past, an extravagant sense of comfort and the beauty of the perfectly imperfect. The stationery range features stunning photography from Rachel’s latest book, Shabby Chic Inspirations and Beautiful Spaces.