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..
The Art and Craft of the Blacksmith introduces fundamental blacksmithing tools and techniques, simple projects to practice and build a skill base, as well as a gallery showcasing inspiring artists usi..
Learn the basics of backyard lumberjacking and woodworking with The Art and Craft of Wood. Where people live, trees live. We love our trees and all the great benefits they bring to our lives. They pr..
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..
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..
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 ..
All the do-it-yourself information you need for your home repairs: easy to search through, even easier to use.BLACK+DECKER The Book of Home How-To is a comprehensive home reference book with all of th..
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..
Boasting 560 pages of hardworking, how-to instructions and photos, this is quite possibly the only home remodelling you, or any homeowner, will ever need! From basements to attics and everywhere in be..
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..
24 projects for novices and experts include door latches, garden tools, tables, fences, weather vanes, and more. A book of ideas and suggestions, rather than an instruction manual, this volume feature..
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..
All of the techniques and tips you'll need are inside. Build Your Own Shed & Outdoor Projects Manual graphically demonstrates the latest in shed construction techniques and illustrates every step of t..
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..
Carve modernizes a mindful hobby that people have turned to for generations to help them slow down, relax, and connect with the outdoors. Choose from a dozen projects with bespoke details, all are des..
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 ..
This handsome volume offers a library of outdoor projects for do-it-yourselfers in one compact place.Boasting a hefty 560 pages of detailed how-to information and an attractive price point, this is on..
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..
In a period of meaningless mass manufacturing, our growing appetite for hand-made objects, artisan food, and craft beverages reveals our deep cravings for tradition and quality. But there was a time w..
Building a deck is one of the most popular outdoor projects for home DIYers. The job takes time and effort, but if you have some basic carpentry skills and the right tools, and you work slowly and saf..
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..
If you want to introduce alternative power supplies around the home and garden or even live totally off-grid in your boat, caravan or yurt and need a practical introduction to solar power and 12 volt ..
If you've ever thought about starting your own farm or homestead but weren't sure how to get started, follow Shannon and Stewart Stonger, two self-made homesteaders, and their plan on how to start and..
With complete plans that include drawings, step-by-step photos, and clear how-to directions, this gigantic book has something for everyone. Learn basic woodworking skills and become a confident carpen..
Forgotten Ways for Modern Days draws on the wisdom of the homemakers, gardeners, crafters and kitchen alchemists of the past who kept homes clean, gardens in order and hands busy using natural product..
This title provides the best field-tested information on framing efficiently and safely the first time. It covers the basics of framing, as well as more advanced techniques on curved walls and cathedr..
The heart of the book is an overview of Pourny's favourite techniques - ceruse, vernis anglais, and water gilding, among many others - with full-colour step-by-step photographs to ensure that readers ..
Nestled among the glamour of Tinseltown is a testament to American elbow grease and an honest-to-god hard day's work: Offerman Woodshop. Captained by woodworker, actor, comedian and writer Nick Offerm..
Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner provides rafter dimensions for timber roofs of any span and pitch. Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and oth..