There are more complex ways to do it., with fancy controls, a hundred different burning tips. But here Dick Armstrong reminds us that the art of woodburning is more in the technique than the tools. Using a single-tip, simple woodburner, he goes back to the basics, starting with the skills that every woodburner should know…


Chinese Style: Living in Beauty and Prosperity shows how to transform, or simply add a touch of Chinese style. China has long captivated the world’s imagination with visions of softly rustling silks, delicately fragrant teas, exquisitely fine porcelain, and elegant lacquered furniture. Take the popular decorating concept of Feng Shui to a whole new level…


A major, indispensable reference work jam-packed with hard-to-find calculations, formulas and tables. Unique, quick, accurate ways to compute from “Popular Science . “These formulas make smooth work of sticky calculations….Add this book to your workshop library.”– “Better Homes & Gardens . 456 pages, 379 b/w illus., 6 x 9.


Holistic Hatha Holidays. Sublime locations, acclaimed Yoga masters, restorative retreats. Looking for a tranquil vacation that leaves you relaxed, restored and uplifted? Then try a Yoga retreat. Even if enlightenment is not your aim, you’ll definitely achieve a luminous glow. Yogis understand the positive influence of natural surroundings and feng shui on the body, mind…


Transform old, secondhand, or just plain humdrum chairs into eye-catching showpieces. All you need is a few basic supplies, a little imagination, and these super-simple techniques. Brimming with fresh and fun design themes such as flowers, fruits, bugs, polka dots and checkerboards, this playful collection includes 25 painted chairs. Learn painting, stenciling, and faux finishing…