This book presents professional techniques to bring your furniture back to life. How to dismantle, reassemble, repair, restore, upholster, polish, wax and stain antique chairs at home. It includes clear step-by-step instructions for everyday restoration tasks, including upholstering a stuff-over seat, repairing feet and legs, and mending a broken back. It features a fascinating history,…


The information in this ebook on various aspects of lighting at home has been organised into 15 chapters of about 500-600 words each. I hope that it will interest those who would like to would like to enhance the beauty of their homes and gardens and improve security at the same time.. As an added…


Startup is easy, overhead is low, and demand is high for personal concierges. This home-based business requires very little to get started–no more than a phone and business cards. This guide covers finding clients, choosing what services to offer, setting fees, obtaining vendor services, selling and marketing the business, advertising, customer service, and legal, accounting…


Internationally known carver Pete LeClair turns his attention to the caricature bust. This classic form lends itself to wonderful interpretations, but is also a great way to learn more about caricature carving. Pete shares a great number of techniques and secrets in this volume, paying attention, as always, to the minute details that make the…


Here’s a complete course in the basic and correct techniques for mastering the lathe. Learn to create beautifully shaped newels, balusters, and chair and table legs by using gouges and chisels on a lathe. Each chapter takes on an essential aspect of woodturning – from types of lathes and accessories to sharpening, from turning between…


Woodcarving is fun, any way you cut it! Whether your interest lies in chip, incised, pierced, relief, sculptural or architectural carving – or if you just to whittle your weekend away – this book contains what you need to gain self-confidence in the craft. * 50 great projects for beginners and weekend carvers: – trout…


"e;The Human-Powered Home is a level-headed book which focuses on informing and entertaining. There is no utopian hyperbole, just useful facts and anecdotes that provide the foundation necessary to take appropriate action. Dean has produced an accessible primer for novices in the area of people power as well as a book that is thorough enough…