Today’s leading interior designers are absolutely enamored with concrete. Innovators and artisans are enthusiastically exploring the ever-expanding uses for concrete as an artistic medium, and the potential seems endless. New permanent colors for concrete are infinite and the textures limited only by the imagination. Concrete can imitate any surface, from expensive marble and granite to…


Everything you need to know about tiling! This book contains everything a do-it-yourselfer needs to know about tiling floors, walls, countertops, patios, and more. Design and planning information helps readers prepare the site and select the right ceramic, stone, porcelain, vinyl, or glass tile. Chapters on tools and materials feature how-to-photo sequences, so even novices…


Cool Tools is a highly curated selection of the best tools available for individuals and small groups. Tools include hand tools, maps, how-to books, vehicles, software, specialized devices, gizmos, websites — and anything useful. Tools are selected and presented in the book if they are the best of kind, the cheapest, or the only thing…


A bad neighborhood is one where you do not feel comfortable leaving your home at night to walk along its streets due to rising levels of crime, or where you feel uneasy to travel through after a hard day ‘s work for fear of those you might encounter along the way. Yet a bad neighbourhood…


Inspired by Frances Schultzs popular House Beautiful magazine series on the makeover of her East Hampton house, Bee Cottage, what began as a decorating book evolved into a memoir combining the best elements of both: beautiful photos and a compelling personal story.Schultz taps into what she learned during her renovations of Bee Cottagedetermining how each…


Outdoor Wood Works is a collection of ideas for improving the environment around our houses. From the fences that frame our homes to the walkways that lead to our front doors, this book explores ways in which wood can improve our little stake in the great outdoors. Hundreds of ideas are presented in full-color photographs….


Using both hand and power tools, Dale leads you happily through the process of carving a realistic howling coyote make the process a delight. You will not only learn how to carve the coyote, but will also learn how to lay in the coyotes hair pattern with a combination of carving and wood burning tools….