Shows you how to make an acoustic guitar. All stages are illustrated with colour photos and drawings and contain detailed plans for every part of the instrument. This book helps with choosing materials, tuning the soundboard, placing the frets and adjusting the action – steps which are crucial to the making of a top-quality instrument.


The name Heloise is synonymous with household hints. Today, more than 40 years after the original Heloise began her newspaper column, her daughter has carried on the tradition for dispensing reliable and practical advice, garnering a whole new generation of fans. Now for the first time, Heloise’s hints for getting and staying organized have been…


“House on a Budget” is the first book to break down the unspoken barrier between beautiful homes and their budgets. You’ll learn about actual costs, levels of architectural service, the home owners and the builders. You’ll hear from those involved and how they found success, despite snags along the way. There are 18 homes featured…


With its simple, organic charm and timeless natural beauty, Mission-style furniture has enjoyed continued popularity for over a century. For craftsman and non-craftsman alike, perhaps the most cherished examples of Mission-style furniture are lamps. “Mission Style Lamps and Shades” takes readers through the entire process of designing, planning, and constructing radiant Mission-style lamps and shades….


“The English Country House”takes a look at the architecture and interiors of sixty-two stunning houses in a range of architectural styles spanning seven centuries from the medieval Stokesay Castle to the newly built, Lutyens-inspired Corfe Farm brought to life through the world-renowned photography library of “Country Life.” More than four hundred color and black and…


* Ideal for students on general construction and building services courses * Each topic presented concisely using plain language and clear drawings * Incorporates updated references to relevant regulations and practice standards * Includes established and contemporary practice * Website resources available Building Services Handbook summarises the application of all common elements of building services…