This book presents an integrated ‘machine and process’ approach that is based on stability lobe diagrams for designing large-volume milling machines bearing in mind their productivity, reliability and accuracy as well as their eco-efficiency. In fact, eco-efficiency of machining processes is an issue of increasing concern among both machine tool builders and manufacturers. Thus, this…


Most of us would agree that, for better or worse, our houses speak for us. They are like a second face we present to theworld. But when does a house become your home? It is the moment your house begins speaking to you in an ongoing conversation propelled by the acquiring, arranging, and rearranging objects…


With complete plans that include drawings, step-by-step photos, and clear how-to directions, this gigantic book has something for everyone. Learn basic woodworking skills and become a confident carpenter with “Easy Home Furniture Projects.” One hundred unique projects will give you hours of enjoyment as well as great accents that you can proudly display in and…


Anyone can learn to easily construct their own beautiful frames with the advice and instructions in this book. It features clear instructions, dozens of illustrations and step-by-step photographs. A good frame can accentuate a piece of art, protect a cherished memento, or enhance the decor of your home. However, professional framing can be very expensive….


Save a fortune with over 1,300 easy solutions to hundreds of common household problems. You don’t have to be rich to live well; now you can outfox the high cost of living the old-fashioned five-and-dime way. Don’t be tempted by all of those “new” products on the shelves; instead, rediscover the power of those time-honored,…


Treehouses & Playhouses You Can Build shows how average “do-it-yourself” families can easily and affordably bring to life a “Hobbit’s Treehouse,” a “Pirate’s Playhouse,” or a “Crow’s Nest” in their own backyards There are a lot of books out there filled with enchanting photos of elaborate treehouses and playhouses built by professionals and costing tens…