Master turning tools, and make new tools for yourself…you’ll save money and build your skills at the lathe. Here are 21 practical, skill-building technical articles for woodturners of all skill levels-expert, shop-tested insight and advice from the pages of American Woodturner, journal of the American Association of Woodturners. Turning tools are expensive but the good…


A spiritual sequel to the do-it-yourself handbook “Make Your Place,” this is a practical guide to prolonging the lives of cherished items in the home. Tips for mending clothing, preserving the harvest from a home garden, drying herbs and meat, and other money-saving ideas are accompanied by humorous handwritten anecdotes and illustrations. This manual is…


This book includes professional techniques to bring your furniture back to life. It is an essential guide to basic and advanced restoration techniques for antique tables. It features step-by-step instructions for everyday restoration tasks, including repairing a damaged table leg, mending the base and frame, and dismantling and reassembling tables. It explains how tables from…