Bill Bryson has one of the liveliest, most inquisitive minds on the planet, and At Home is likely to become the most illuminating book on the way we lived then and live now–the why and the where and the how of it–ever written. Now, in this handsome new edition, his sparkling prose will be enhanced…


With 250 images and 12 patterns, carve a wooden boot through illustrated step-by-step instructions. From sketching an idea to carving a stylized boot using found wood, this new DIY book guides you in preparing a pattern and cutting a blank using a bandsaw for the basic parts of a lace-up leather boot — the vamp,…


This is a book that draws on the enduring appeal of traditional rural homes to present an updated, easy-to-achieve approach to country style. The Easy Country look draws on design influences from around the world. It is a distillation of elements associated with English country cottages, Shaker meeting houses, classical Swedish interiors, simple Mediterranean farmhouses…


Whether you need a fence to protect your garden, keep animals or children safe, or add privacy, Jeff Beneke explains exactly what you need to know to build it yourself – even if you’ve never built anything before. He gives clear, simple, step-by-step instructions for several basic fence styles using a variety of materials, including…