The simple, unique and interestingly appointed cottage is a place for escape, filled with art, books, color scents, sounds, textures, and memories. Vintage Cottages features unique and personalized decor ideas focused on style, color, and regional taste and liveliness that honors tradition while looking forward to a lifestyle that is uncluttered, unhurried, and reflective of…


This is a comprehensive guide to woodturning which will be of value and help to both new and experienced woodturners.Hugh 0’Neill covers the tools and woods used in turning, the principles of design, the lathe, wood finishing, and the techniques of turning spindles, bowls and decorative works. The book also covers the workshop and a…


“A beautiful, intricate meditation on creativity and discovery, on fire and rebirth.” –Elizabeth Gilbert Awestruck at the sight of a Grinling Gibbons carving in a London church, David Esterly chose to dedicate his life to woodcarving–its physical rhythms, intricate beauty, and intellectual demands. Forty years later, he is the foremost practitioner of Gibbons’s forgotten technique,…


The rustic furniture movement is part of the larger “green” movement that aims toward a sustainable world. This sassafras and willow furniture does its part by using renewable plant materials and recycling waste wood to make functional, beautiful furniture and accessories for the home and garden. The projects in this book include a simple bench,…


People often think prayer shawls come from a specific religious tradition. Not so these lovely knitted wraps are for anyone, and nearly any occasion. Each pattern captures the beauty and power of prayer shawls, and will inspire knitters of all skill levels to sample the uplifting experience of creating a prayer shawl. Embrace, inspire, and…