Thoroughly documented reference identifies guns used in America during eastern settlement and westward expansion.The highly readable survey describes the traders, trappers, soldiers, and Native Americans who used and sold weapons as well as those who made them. Rare illustrations depict everything from antique muskets, repeating rifles, and revolving pistols to bullet molds and powder horns….


Are you thinking about buying and building a modular home or addition? This comprehensive handbook covers everything you need to know, from choosing a dealer and working with a general contractor to selecting a floor plan, choosing customized details, and even planning the landscaping around the house. The emphasis is on top-quality materials and cost-effective…


Pyrography is a decorative craft that has been practiced worldwide for thousands of years. It involves the burning of designs on items, usually wooden but also made from leather, cork, fabric and paper. With a little practice you can personalize anything from spoons to larger, more ambitious items such as bread boards or even pieces…


With information on entertaining, etiquette, housekeeping, basic home repair, decorating, sex, and beauty, this indispensable book has everything today’s young woman should know – but may not! “The Modern Girl’s Guide to Life” is a collection of all the helpful tips and secrets that get passed on from generation to generation, but many of us…


“101 Ideas for Downstairs” is packed with decorating, furnishing, flooring, and lighting ideas for living rooms, dining rooms and kitchens. These most public rooms in the house deserve the best attention – not least of all because they are often the most expensive to decorate. The book is divided into three key sections, kitchens, dining…


Understand how to maintain everything in your home including the kitchen sink How Your House Works, Second Edition reinforces the fact that it pays to be an informed consumer. Knowledge of your home’s systems helps you control repair and construction costs and makes sure the correct elements are being installed or replaced. How Your House…