This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Orientation to the Trade, Introduction to Components and Systems, Steel Pipe, CPVC Pipe and Fittings, Copper Tube Systems, and Underground Pipe. Instructor Supplements Instructors: Product supplements may be…


This book features 45 full-size patterns that provide dozens of designs for both traditional and contemporary spoons. It describes the rich symbolism and interesting history of Welsh and Scandinavian spoon carving. It is suitable for all levels; includes a thorough introduction to carving basics. Classic in simplicity of form, spoons can be carved in an…


Popular TV star Candice Olson shows you how to achieve everyday elegance at home Candice Olson Everyday Elegance features approximately 30 of Candice’s stunning room makeovers, described in Candice’s approachable and authoritative voice. Her gorgeous room sketches and design boards shows how each design took shape, while the more than 200 full-color before-and-after photos provide…


Although energy costs are near an all-time low, modern energy efficiency offers more than just savings: It offers comfort. With the help of this book, homeowners and builders can build lasting comfort into their homes — and save money. This new addition to the best-selling Best of Fine Homebuilding series brings together 29 of the…


“The Complete Cordwood DVD” demonstrates all aspects of the ancient technique of cordwood masonry, whereby walls are constructed from mortar and “log ends.” Packed with practical how-to information, innovative design ideas, and inspiring, instructive interviews, this is the only video available on the subject. A great companion to Rob Roy’s “Cordwood Building, ” the DVD…


This daily planner was designed for busy mums, but may be useful beyond the home duties. It is uncomplicated and easy to use. Besides weekly and monthly pages, it includes plenty of blank spaces to adapt it for your stage of life. Also included are several handy pages of suggested ways to make it work…


Build well-designed, attractive storage items in a weekend. Many of the items shown in home furnishing catalogs can easily be made by anyone with basic woodworking skills. These projects, collected from “Classic Kitchen Projects,” “Home Storage Projects,” “Children’s Furniture Projects,” and “Building the Custom Home Office,” have been specially selected to offer a broad range…