A wide range of treatments for every aspect of kitchen design is explored. The 427 professional color photos display many kitchen styles designed by specialists in this dynamic field. Architectural elements, such as ceiling treatments, columns, and windows are revealed; along with elements of the work space, such as sinks, ranges, and island configurations; detail…


Sheet metal is a common and widely used material, which can be easily worked using hand tools or simple machinery. There are lots of opportunities for designing, making and using sheet metal parts to produce elegant, effective and low cost solutions for new items, repairs and modifications to existing components. This new guide takes a…


Ballo Rebora introduces carvers to a new subject, the Mexican bullfight. From a wood blank to the finished figures, Ballo guides readers step-by-step through all the carving and painting processes required to create a humorous, confident, or even smug caricature matador and his four-legged adversary. Using simple, easily followed instructions and 280 full color images,…


Wood carvers understand the feeling of satisfaction, ease and higher quality of carving that comes when using a well sharpened, honed and polished tool. In a process handed down from his grandfather, Jim Watson explains and illustrates sharpening techniques for numerous woodcarving tools and knives of various sizes and shapes including pocket knives and kitchen…


Whether because of changing lifestyles or simply because houses are becoming outdated, millions of North Americans are renovating their homes every year, spending more money annually on renovation than on new-home construction. But renovations can be fraught with unintended consequences like indoor air pollution. How do you remodel in a healthy, environmentally friendly way? Green…