The ideal guide for knifemakers, collectors, culinary professionals, and more, this book teaches multiple methods for making your blades as sharp as newor even sharper. Starting with the theoretical foundations and mechanics of sharpening a blade, the authors then provide step-by-step instructions for honing various types of knives with V-sharpeners, guided systems, rapid sharpeners, diamond…


Get your house in shape! Applying just an ounce of the advice in this practical guide saves you enough time and money to pay for itself. You will learn: The actual scientific law of nature that helps you get organised; The cure for procrastination; Ten types of High Calorie Clutter to avoid; Where to start…


Whether giving a current surrounding a makeover, or starting fresh in a new place, “The Space Planner” helps do-it-yourself home decorators identify the right design approach for the home. With an in-depth introduction and sections for each room in the house, this interactive journal provides the tools needed to turn an ordinary room into a…


As the financial and environmental costs of fossil fuels continue to rise, the ancient art of windpower is making a steady comeback, and many countries are promoting wind energy generation as part of a drive toward a sustainable future. Yet many environmental enthusiasts prefer a more do-it-yourself approach. Windpower Workshop provides all the essential information…


Now in paperback, here is the definitive, definitely inspiring work for homeowners and designers alike. Author Jill Herbers surveys the use of tile in such conventional settings as kitchens and baths, then ventures into less traditional locations like living rooms, foyers, staircases, and home offices. Outdoors, tiles are both beautiful and functional in courtyards, fountains,…