This workbook is an indispensable aid to the preservation and improvement of the investment that is your home. keep track of home records and maintenance schedules, prioritize repairs and improvements, and sketch out concepts and proposals for future projects. Appropriate for first-time buyers as well as seasoned homeowners, the “Homeowner’s Record Keeper” will help you…


The rustic (yet surprisingly sophisticated) design elements presented here make this an inspiring resource for cabin owners who desire more than “cookie-cutter” decor ideas for their lakeside or mountain home. Hundreds of vintage decorating ideas are pictured within fifteen chapters that reflect a once ordinary cabin as a timeless and relaxing showplace with personality and…


This book is a treasure trove of guidance and wisdom, advice based on years of practical and personal experience. It is a comprehensive guide to building your own wood-fired oven. It offers a brief history of wood-fired ovens, basic design considerations, and a guide to starting your wood fired oven project. Appendices cover oven doors…


It is a practical, illustrated guide to all the basic woodworking tasks, in step-by-step pictures. How to fit shelves and architraves, replace skirting boards and picture rails, fix cladding, hang doors, replace doors and drawers, and install door locks and security locks on windows. It offers practical information about different types of wood, boards, joints,…


Bring big style to a small bathroom In these tough economic times, more and more people are downsizing their living spaces to smaller, more functional homes. But as typical living quarters become smaller, it doesn’t mean that those dwelling in smaller digs need to sacrifice style along with space. “Small Bath Solutions” is packed with…


Wood jewellery has become the height of fashion and here is an eye-opening assortment of necklaces, bangles and beads to make – along with new techniques from the best of contemporary artists. Filled with easy-to-follow how-to photographs, it covers all the basics from carving to simple pyrography. The 30 standout projects include a carved ebony…