Dry stone walling is one of the oldest of countryside crafts, and these attractive structures form one of the most striking features of the rural landscape, whether on upland pasture, fell or moorland. The author looks into the history of dry stone walling before demonstrating how to build a wall with step-by-step explanations accompanied by…


Do it yourself – and do it right!This invaluable book provides all the instruction you need to craft professional-level precision trim carpentry. Inside you’ll find start-to-finish guidelines and step-by-step photos that make any project easy. Want to trim a door? Replace a window? Install wainscot panels? Whatever the job at hand, master carpenter Rick Williams…


Henrietta Spencer-Churchill brings the practical comfort of twenty-first century living to the elegant and timeless classical proportions of eighteenth century design. This inspiring and invaluable book showcases Henrietta Spencer-Churchill’s recent projects. Whether working with authentic Georgian interiors, apartments or newly-built homes, Lady Henrietta brings her perfectionist talent to the task of marrying comfort and practicality…


For freshmen-level courses in Industrial Sewing, Introduction to Industry Methods, Sewn Product Techniques, Production Management, Workroom Techniques, and Beginning Apparel Construction. This text focuses on the fundamental principles of garment construction, the interrelationship of assembly methods, and the elements which the designer must consider at the outset of individual design creation. It details easy-to-master production…


“The Little Free Library is a terrific example of placing books–poetry included–within reach of people in the course of their everyday lives. Free is always a good thing, and the project has a nice give-and-take feel to it. Here’s hoping we bump into literature when we turn the next corner–before we have time to resist!”–Billy…


This book deals with all aspects of the lathe covering the selection of a machine and its construction, including modern types of machines as well as the more traditional models. All aspects of tooling, both traditional and modern are covered in depth, as are all machining operations, including general machining, taper turning, threading and boring….