This latest edition of Kitchen Remodeling from the editors of Fine Homebuilding provides all the advice you need to remodel a kitchen of any size or shape, on any budget. Articles cover how much a kitchen remodel will cost, the key ingredients for a great kitchen remodel and how to remodel a kitchen on any…


Nancy Lancaster, who was born in 1897 into a wealthy Virginian family, became one of the greatest influences on interior decoration and garden design in Great Britain and America in the second half of the 20th century. She created what is known today as the ‘English Country House Style’ – a mixture of faded colours,…


In House celebrates some of the world’s most striking and eccentric rooms, beautifully captured by Derry Moore, the 12th Earl of Drogheda and a regular contributor to Architectural Digest and Nest magazines, who for nearly thirty-five years has inimitably photographed unique, style-setting houses. Richly diverse in style and period, what these extraordinary interiors share is…


A comprehensive book that covers all aspects of timber framing and hewn log construction. The book covers information on design, tree selection, tool selection, hewing, and framing. The author sequentially guides the builder through the process, revealing various options for every aspect of framing. The book is profusely illustrated, relying on pictures to convey the…


The bestselling alternative energy reference book in North America–now in an updated edition Want to take advantage of solar power in your home? Whether you’re looking to save on your energy costs by adding a few solar components or you want to build a solar-powered house from the ground up, “Solar Power For Dummies, 2nd…


This is not your mother’s home ec When Jean Railla was in her twenties, she thought being a bohemian meant smoking in cafes and going home to a crummy, dusty walk-up apartment. But then she had a shocking thought–would vacuuming really get her booted from the riot grrls club? So she began to cook, and…