This volume includes articles on mannerist furniture from a Northern Essex County, Massachusetts shop, the career and work of David Evans, early New York turned chairs, the Lisle desk-and-bookcase from Rhode Island, a Salem cabinetmakers’ price book, two early eighteenth-century SchrAnke, as well as book reviews and bibliography.


There’s something astonishing and awing about a cool event. All too often, we think such parties are unattainable, too expensive or not for the likes of ordinary people. Lifestyle expert and experienced hostess Stephanie von Pfuel seeks to de-mystify entertaining with creative and innovative decoration ideas and easy to cook recipes. Working closely with Klaus-Peter…


This book provides a basic thorough and practical study of major appliances used in most residences. The fundamentals necessary for successful servicing of major appliances are covered first, along with chapters on safety, the service occupation, customer relations, tools and instruments, service techniques, installation, basic electricity and electronics, proper lubrication procedures, refrigeration principles, air control,…


This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Business Principles for Plumbers, Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader, Water Pressure Booster and Recirculation Systems, Indirect and Special Waste, Hydronic and Solar Heating Systems, Codes, Servicing Piping…