Relax the old fashioned way. Author Chris Lubkemann will help you "e;whittle away the hours"e; with clear guidance on becoming an expert whittler. Inside, you’ll find easy-to-follow instruction on:- Tools and Materials: including what wood is best to carve- How to Start: including choosing and sharpening the best knife- Projects: including knives, forks and spoons;…


Camps and Cottages is dedicated to excitement and color, gives some vintage touches, and incorporates interchanging indoor and outdoor living without the traditional boundaries associated with harsher climates.Whether the location is New England, mid-America, the Rockies, or the Pacific Coast, Camps and Cottages reflects the form and function of the heartland energized with the color…


Has your couch lost its fluff? Has a button popped off a cushion? Now you can learn to fix all these furniture mishaps yourself with “The Complete Guide to Upholstery.” This is the complete resource for upholsterers at all levels of experience, offering invaluable advice and expert reference for all kinds of upholstery projects. Whether…


CREATIVE DESIGNS FOR ONE-OF-A-KIND, UPCYCLED PROJECTS USING THE WORLD’S MOST WIDELY AVAILABLE RECLAIMED WOOD Crafting with Wood Pallets offers readers innovative new projects for transforming wood pallets into all types of beautiful, useful items for the home and garden. Packed with color photos and easy-to-follow instructions for over 25 DIY projects, this book shows how…


One of the best investments any homeowner can make is a kitchen renovation including new cabinets and countertops. Installing cabinets is quick and easy with this integrated book/DVD guide. Professional cabinetmaker Gregory Paolini explains how to choose the right cabinetry and countertop materials and how to prepare the site for ease of installation. He shows…