Build Your Own Brick House follows the process of a self-build, using traditional brick and block techniques, enabling the self-builder to understand both the individual stages and the nature of the build as a whole. It takes a practical approach, focusing on the best use of time, abilities and budget, and on communicating more clearly…


This book presents in detail forty architecturally rich and picturesque houses, ranging from the earliest one-story adobe structures, with flat roofs and an emphasis on utility and simplicity, to today’s “Santa Fe style,” showing deep roots in Pueblo Indian, Spanish, Mexican, and Anglo traditions. It includes the best of the “Territorial style,” introduced by newcomers…


Given how frequently it’s consumed, whiskey is surprisingly misunderstood. People love it but are often strangers to it. The difference between scotch and bourbon, between pot and column distillation, even between brewing and distilling–it’s all a little hazy, even for many brown liquor enthusiasts. David and Colin see the self-consciousness at every tour they conduct…


Create beautiful, lifelike wildfowl cane handles with power tools. Over 145 clear color photographs illustrate each step, from carving the blank and setting the eyes to texturing feathers and painting the completed handle. Every tool necessary is described and displayed in detail. Patterns are provided for fifteen cane handle projects: including the American Flamingo, Bald…


In this new 208 page edition of the best-selling Thimbleberries@ Classic Country, Lynette Jensen shares her secrets for successful classic country decorating of your home and garden. She shows you how to mix and match colours, blend decorating styles and highlight your favourite family pieces through a simple planning process that takes you from basic…