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Once the dust has settled, you'll need to know how to barter, perform basic first aid, preserve food, cut your own hair, clean a chimney, navigate by the stars, stitch a wound, darn socks, and sharpen..
Artists have long been inspired by the often literally priceless treasure of discarded packing materials, and the field of interior design is no exception. Here, the humble wooden pallet is recycled a..
With a flood of research showing the dangers of chemicals and toxins in most skin care products, cleaners and food items, 101 Easy Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health & Home shows readers how to m..
For thousands of years, the acanthus leaf as a motif has spread through the realms of architecture, decorative items, furniture, marine carvings, signs, and frames. While this decorative element is ub..
We are surrounded by stationery: half-chewed Cristal Bics and bent paper clips, rubber bands to fiddle with or ping, blunt pencils, rubbers and Tipp-ex. They are integral parts of our everyday environ..
Written by respected builders, this all new edition collects all the latest deck-building articles from the pages of Fine Homebuilding magazine, covering every aspect of deck design and construction, ..
Build classic pull and push toys with 20 imaginative projects for making wild and wacky wooden animals that come alive with delightful lifelike motion. Make dinosaurs, kangaroos, sharks, ducks, turtle..
A visually inspiring guide to making gorgeous spoons, using a variety of readily available woods, minimal tools and entry-level woodworking skills (think carving, whittling, sanding). Written by Josh ..
Anyone who wants to learn basic living skillsthe kind employed by our forefathersand adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-colo..
Pete Nelson, the world's best-known treehouse designer and builder, wants to put readers in trees--his motto is, "get 'er done, so you can BE in a TREE." His new book is a comprehensive source of insp..
Modern beekeepers - take notice! Here we have the answer to one of the most common questions related to beekeeping: what do I do with all of this beeswax? In fact, the possibilities are seemingly endl..
The best table and chair projects from America's premier woodworking magazine are now together in one book. This collection of projects from the pages of Fine Woodworking will walk the reader through ..
Along with a brief history of birdhouses, author Anne Schmauss lets readers know what kinds of birds live in birdhouses and the types of structures each kind of bird is attracted to. While she feature..
With over 2,000 gorgeous, crystal-clear illustrations, your DIY home repairs have never been more straightforward. And now, in an updated compact size, there's no job site this book can't handle. What..
From inspiration to design advice with crystal-clear how-to instructions, BLACK + DECKER Complete Guide to Bathrooms is the only book you need to achieve the bathroom of your dreams. This brand-new ed..
This exciting new 3rd edition of the bestselling title, Black & Decker Complete Guide to Sheds has the perfect plan for anyone who is building his or her own backyard shed. The most popular plans fro..
Learn how to do all of your own home repairs with this comprehensive, visual guidebook! When something breaks in your house, finding and hiring an expensive repairman shouldn't be the only option for ..
BLACK+DECKER has home repair covered with the ultimate indoor/outdoor DIY set. This handsome two-volume book set offers something truly amazing: a complete indoor/outdoor library for do-it-yourselfers..
Be inspired by new design and follow the latest codes as you custom build the deck of your dreams! Architecture, building codes, and design are not static; they change constantly. That's why there's a..
You might not have to call a plumber; get the most comprehensive, up-to-date book on home plumbing for DIYers of all skill levels instead! From fixing a faucet to installing a drain line in a basement..
Transform your home with confidence using our step-by-step methods for perfectly installed tile! Installing tile is one of the most popular DIY projects out there. It is a fun skill to have, is relati..
Confidently tackle--and accomplish--any wall or ceiling project yourself, with our help! Wallsand ceilings are vital to the structural integrity and the overall appearance of any home, so they are wor..
Bookshelves showcase our favourite books and most treasured objects, are useful and practical but, far from reducing them to their simplest function, we love that they reflect our style and individual..
This guide contains practical guidelines for good timber-framed house building, with hundreds of diagrams, easy to follow tables for quick reference and bullet points for easy reading. Informative ill..
Drawn from the best content from two popular books Doug Stowe wrote for us in 1997 and 2000, 25 Beautiful Boxes You Can Make offers readers a selection of gorgeous projects for a variety of special us..
Today, drones are increasingly used for commercial and private enthusiast use, as well as for well-documented military operations. There is now a wide variety of 'ready-to-fly' drones and self-build k..
Young do-it-your-selfers have a fantastic resource to build cool stuff they're interested in. From constructing their own fort to assembling a rocket, the simple instructions in these books will have ..
Harness the wind to generate clean, safe, and reliable energy Build Your Own Small Wind Power System focuses on the untapped potential for small wind power closer to home. This hands-on guide shows yo..
This title includes full-sized plans for 8 canoe designs, most of which are the author's own adaptations. The step-by-step directions are accompanied by more than 100 photographs and illustrations. C..
From Craig's List, your basement, and estate sales, you can salvage what you need to upcycle all kinds of cool things. You can build tables, install vintage hardwood floors and salvaged windows, mason..
Add significant value to your home, with more bang for your buck, by renovating and remodeling your kitchen or bathroom space. Cabinets, Vanities, and Countertops is the must-have source of builder-te..
Easy-to-care-for, productive, inexpensive, and full of personality, chickens are popping up in back gardens throughout the country - in the suburbs, rural towns, and even in cities. All it takes to ke..
Cob (an old English word for lump) is old-fashioned concrete, made out of a mixture of clay, sand, and straw. Becky Bee's manual is a friendly guide to making your own earth structure, with chapters o..
A truly unusual and unique resource, this extremely hands-on book brings together three popular but long-out-of-print classics (THE MODERN BLACKSMITH; THE RECYCLING, USE, AND REPAIR OF TOOLS; and THE ..
Most of the books available on carpentry are either dry textbooks, incomplete project-based books, or books of building/architectural details. The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House takes a dif..
Contemporary furniture's great appeal comes from its simple, understated elegance and subtle details - from sleek black drawer-pulls to gracefully bevelled shelf edges. It's no secret that woodworkers..
Casting in concrete is an exciting project that is both enjoyable and practical. You can create all sorts of decorations and furniture for your home that are sure to be the envy of all your neighbors...
Deck Designs, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive guide to planning and choosing the perfect deck. Featuring 24 professionally-built structures, it offers step-by-step instructions on how to design and ..
This photo-rich book is the tool every DIYer and homeowner needs to plan and design a beautiful custom deck. If you're looking to build a new deck or remodel the one you have, you want to start by spr..
Featuring 30 new designs by leading designer-makers from around the world, DIY Furniture 2 builds on the international success of the previous title, showing you step-by-step how to make unique design..
Build your way to a more self-sufficient lifestyle with step-by-step projects for backup and supplementary utilities-including independent water, heat, and electricity-growing and storing food, raisin..
Learn how to make your own solar-powered appliances and additions to your home with this updated edition of DIY Solar Projects! Put the sun to work in your home with the new, expanded edition of the p..