Somehow, no matter how hard some people try to change their messy habits, they just can’t seem to keep their homes in any kind of order. Magazines and books and television shows offer all kinds of advice and tactics for keeping a house organized and neat and livable. But what some people need is not…


Great Book of Woodburning is a comprehensive guide to Pyrography that is perfect for beginners and experts alike. Providing details on the four essential pyrography ingredients – temperature, speed of stroke, texture patterns and layering – this reference also includes chapters on equipment, surface selection and preparation and finishing techniques.Pyrography (or woodburning) is ‘the art…


Grid beam is a modular, reusable building system that is fast, easy, affordable, and virtually goof-proof. Ordinary people with few skills and even fewer tools (all you need is a wrench!) can tackle projects ranging from furniture and shop benches to more ambitious projects like wind turbines, truck racks, small buildings-even electric vehicles. Grid beam’s…


“The New Outdoor Kitchen” covers initial design and planning and in subsequent chapters, covers ‘stove’ options; the rest of the kitchen (outdoor refrigerators, sinks, cabinets, and countertops); the entertaining and eating areas (including a discussion of outdoor heaters & social fireplaces); finally, the grace notes of the outdoor kitchen – lighting and sound systems, plantings…


Learn to sew beautifully embellished pillows at home. This pattern collection features designer techniques, simplified for the home sewer, and easy-to-follow instructions for making ten fabulous pillows. Whether you re updating your house, creating a house-warming gift to be cherished, or simply working on your sewing techniques, sewing enthusiasts of very skill level will enjoy…


This title demystifies building kitchen cabinets for the dedicated do-it-yourselfer. It includes multimedia approach that offers a thorough and complete instruction. It covers everything from planning to installation. In this multi-media (book and DVD) guide, a professional cabinetmaker, bestselling author and popular woodworking teacher demystifies building kitchen cabinets. Cabinets come in many styles and finishes,…


A glimpse inside the finest country houses of the Scottish Highlands. This book features breath-taking photographs of Scotland’s most remarkable and romantic country houses. Built as seasonal homes, they range from picturesque cottages ornees and Scotch baronial castles inspired by Queen Victoria’s Balmoral to Arts and Crafts mansions and modern fantasies set among wild mountains…