More than 45 contemporary international glass artists’ works leap from these pages in dynamic photos, alongside the makers’ own explanations of the methods and insights that guide their work. The glass works range from tableware to furniture, and demonstrate today’s top levels of mastery. They are powerful, gorgeous, sometimes startlingaand always reflective of the current…


All the essential calculations required for advanced electrical installation workThe Electrical Installation Calculations series has proved an invaluable reference for over forty years, for both apprentices and professional electrical installation engineers alike. The book provides a step-by-step guide to the successful application of electrical installation calculations required in day-to-day electrical engineering practiceA step-by-step guide to…


Featuring 30 designs by leading designer-makers from around the world DIY Furniture shows you how to use simple techniques to make stunning designer furniture from scratch. Along with designs for seating and storage, the book also features projects for making your own bed, wardrobe, lighting and garden furniture. Each project features hand-drawn diagrams with short,…


Now more than ever, you can give any home, anywhere that cozy cottage feel. This charming guide–updated, expanded, and redesigned, with additional text and photographs, and four brand-new house tours–features traditional takes and fresh twists on country style, ranging from a California bungalow furnished in flea market finds to a New York apartment straight out…


‘The Woodwork Pattern Book’ contains over 80 practical projects that can be made by hand. This practical book helps you to develop your woodworking skills, not through a series of exercises, but by making objects that – whether simple or more advanced – are useful and well designed. Every project includes a pattern and detailed…


In this book you’ll find clever, cost-effective, environmentally friendly recipes for keeping every inch of your home spotless using everyday ingredients such as lemons, vinegar and bicarb soda to beat the commercial products at their game! With tips on cleaning up stubborn food, drink and grease stains, and advice on how to keep everything from…