This is a detailed guide to installing high performance felt and torch on roofs, for both DIY enthusiasts and professional roofers. From safety precautions, to the tips and tricks to keep a flat roof water-tight for many years, Felt and Torch on Roofing will teach the novice how to successfully complete their first felt roof…


Although it harks from a time before power tools, electricity, and gasoline, this book abounds in simple ideas that rural householders still find useful today.Barns, poultry houses, piggeries, corn cribs, ice houses, spring houses, granaries, smokehouses, root cellars and even kennels and birdhouses are included in this fascinating compendium from days gone by.


This is a delightful reminder of the techniques for household economies extolled by the wartime government. First published in 1943, all of the tips can be used to spruce up your wardrobe today. There are old fashioned remedies for everything from washing silks and mending your clothes, to repelling the ‘moth menace’!


A guide to ornamental turning in wood. It covers purpose-built ornamental lathes (both antique and modern), essential accessories, using cutting and decorative tools, plus information about screw threads and templates. There are photographs of work in stages and finished projects, plus plans.


Yes, cabinets are those things that make up the storage in a kitchen. And they are the built-in storage spaces in your bathroom, den and other rooms. But cabinets are also free-standing storage units like bookcases. Building cabinets is really building boxes and there are simple techniques to create solid, quality cabinets that look great….