Every cookie makes a difference!In December 2007, Gretchen Holt-Witt set the lofty goal of baking and selling 96,000 cookies during the holidays, all in the name of funding research for pediatric cancer, the #1 disease killer of kids in the United States and the disease her young son was battling. Armed with the determination of…


The first guide to timber framing written specifically for beginners Expert Will Beemer takes you through the entire process from start to finish, beginning with timber sourcing and ending with a finished building. Using full-color photos, detailed drawings, and clear step-by-step instructions, Beemer shows you exactly how to build one small (12 x 16 )…


Create distinctive floor coverings to match your home’s decorCanvas floorcloths are an inexpensive way to add style and beauty to any room in the house.Whether your style is contemporary or Victorian, elegant or whimsical, a custom-designed floorcloth will transform your ordinary floor into a work of art. And you can do it yourself – it’s…


This book provides the apprentice or trainee carpenter and joiner with the basic technical knowledge necessary to complete the first half of a City and Guilds Course in Carpentry and Joinery. It will also be a useful reference to any persons studying for examinations, or simply wishing to further their knowledge in one of the…


A systematic, skill-building instruction manual for all the essential basic woodturning skills, “A Lesson Plan for Woodturning” allows novice woodturners to master skills without the benefit of formal training. The equivalent of three semester-length classes, the book provides a complete, self-directed course in woodturning safety, tools, and techniques that provide a foundation for mastering more…