What if there were one book that could help you do nearly everything in life cheaper, better, and faster? Show you how to remove hairspray baked onto a curling iron. How to make white shoes look like new. How to make gourmet coffee without the gourmet price. How to keep your cat out of your…


Rob Sands explores the evidence left by the use of axes on wooden beams and tools found in waterlogged archaeological sites dating over 2000 years old. A toolmark can not only inform the archaeologist about the implement used, but also provides evidence of building and artifact construction methods and labor patterns. Examples come from the…


The National Slate Association compiled a comprehensive overview of slate roofs in 1926, covering everything from characteristics and important data with regard to slate and the specifics of construction. This book gets an update here, with contemporary color images of historic slate roofs, as well as a color-section detailing a contemporary roof being installed. This…


Joan Kohn shares hundreds of tips, personal insights, and ideas for renovating or designing the bed and bath in this essential and inspirational guide.Every successful bedroom and bathroom design is a unique reflection of personal taste, lifestyle, budget, and dreams. In this comprehensive and beautiful guide, Joan Kohn, host of HGTVs Bed and Bath Design,…