This big book provides complete working shop drawings for 61 classic furniture pieces. The author, a master cabinetmaker, measured original Craftsman antiques to create these detailed plans. With full..
Norm Marshall was a well-known toy maker, whose classic toys were loved by children and woodworkers alike. They provided hours and hours of entertainment for countless generations and best of all - th..
Saving the planet for future generations is a laudable aim, but what about the current populace? Why wait when even quite small lifestyle changes can make a big difference now? A Guide to Natural Hous..
Call it maker, handcrafted, or handmade, a new DIY movement has taken off big time. The common thread that ties makers to DIYers and handcrafters is the desire to build something rather than buy it. H..
Every new house begins with a dream-and a home plan. For the buyer, it's often a frightening proposition to commit a lifetime of savings to a two-dimensional drawing that's difficult to interpret and ..
You've seen the sci-fi movies and dreamed of creating your very own robot - a machine built by your own hands that will move and perform tasks at your command!This book is the perfect illustrated guid..
Harnessing the wind can be a tricky business, but in this ground-breaking book the authors provide step-by-step, illustrated instructions for building a wind generator in a home workshop and then inst..
In this beautiful paperback edition featuring French flaps, hugely popular lifestyle blogger, YouTube star, and designer Mr. Kate (Kate Albrecht) offers a stunning collection of step-by-step personal ..
Ever dreamed of having your very own garden retreat? Off-the-shelf sheds aren't always the answer - the cheap ones are badly made and freezing cold, and the better quality ones are really expensive. B..
Plan, customize, and build the perfect home for your flock, brood, or clutch. Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time anima..
What is the connection between crawling through a jungle and your 'to do' list? What can ejecting out of a stealth bomber teach you about the importance of thinking the worst? What can surviving in ex..
How to Whittle contains 25 beautiful and original designs to handcraft. Featuring a range of projects, from beautiful polished butter knives and lovespoons to custom-made coat hooks and bespoke buildi..
Beginning woodworkers are constantly stymied by the apparent need for thousands of dollars worth of tools to start their hobby. Once they have the tool they face a learning curve to understand how to ..
This book comes from internationally recognized small living expert Jay Shafer. It contains photos, elevation drawings and door/window schedules for six box bungalows. It includes how-to set of instru..
All woodworkers worth their sawdust know that joinery - good, bad, or indifferent - tells the unvarnished truth of how well a piece is made and how skilled the maker is. As a result, joinery is always..
The ideal guide for knifemakers, collectors, culinary professionals, and more, this book teaches multiple methods for making your blades as sharp as newaor even sharper. Starting with the theoretical ..
The best way to start in knifemaking is usually to make a fixed-blade knife, and this photo-rich guide with carefully detailed instructions offers a full tang knife and a hidden tang knife. Make each ..
Flowers are great - everyone loves receiving them. But inevitably they're already on the way out the door (and into the trash) by the time they arrive. Plants - living, breathing, life sustaining plan..
Learn to Turn is the ideal woodturning book for beginners. If you've considered trying woodturning-but have been intimidated by the tone and scope of the books available on the subject-you'll find thi..
Nothing beats the companionable crackle of an open fire. Fires invite us to sit and share stories or watch in contemplative silence. We feel drawn to the flickering flames, the gentle curls of aromati..
Expand the sharing movement to your community with Little Free Libraries and Tiny Sheds-your complete source for building tiny sharing structures, including plans for 12 different structures, step-by-..
Upholstery doesn't have to be intimidating! Expert Shelly Miller Leer, founder of HomeRoom and Upholstery Club and former writer and contributor for curbly.com, apartmenttherapy.com, and many other on..
This is, quite simply, the story of a loft conversion. It is also a book about work and identity, about collaboration and pride in skilled craftsmanship, and about what it means to make things with yo..
Create charming holiday decorations that double as small toys with this easy-to-follow guidebook. Full-size patterns and step-by-step instructions are provided for 14 working wooden toy ornaments. Fro..
Mosaic Garden Projects is a DIY project book which offers straightforward, practical advice on how to create stunning contemporary mosaics for outdoor spaces. The 25 decorative projects in this book a..
Wendyl Nissen shares her approach to living a balanced and sustainable life based on an old-fashioned model of growing and cooking your own food, avoiding artificial products and doing your best to av..
Finding your campsite, a spectacular view, or your way home can be difficult, especially when your phone or GPS malfunctions. But knowing how to use a magnetized compass, paper map, and the positions ..
'The New Homesteader' tells the story of their family life on their home farm and provides all the knowledge necessary for anyone thinking of embracing a self-sustaining lifestyle and starting their o..
"Every man looks at his wood-pile with a kind of affection" Henry David Thoreau Chopping and stacking wood is a pastime where the world makes sense once more. Because our relationship to fire is so a..
The Pallet Book is an inspiring and ingenious project-oriented book for the home DIY enthusiast! Author Chris Peterson presents everything the enterprising handyperson needs to know to reclaim and reu..
From sofas to shelving to a stylish home bar, Pallet Style shows you how to create your own furniture using reclaimed wooden pallets. Whether you want to make something in a weekend or are embarking o..
If not used for shipping they are anything but boring. Pallets are a universal symbol of the globalized world. The properties of this transport platform - standardization, stability, simplicity and in..
73 attractive, contemporary projects made from plywood and other readily available affordable sheet goods. Anyone with basic building or crafting experience can build these pieces. Projects include ta..
Plywood is an astonishingly versatile material, made by gluing together layers of cross-grained veneers, creating a pliable board that can be stronger than solid wood. Stylish and practical, plywood o..
Everything in its place...Whether woodworking is your hobby or your profession, you'll get more enjoyment and satisfaction from the craft when you have a practical and functional workspace. The Pract..
Professional Sheet Metal Fabrication is the number-one resource for sheet metal workers old and new. Professional metalworker Ed Barrtakes hobbyists and professionals further than ever before, demonst..
At last a highly illustrated, practical book that renovators will love. Cherie Barber is Australia's leading renovation expert with over 21 years of profitable renovations under her belt.Renovating f..
Since building his famous Woodland House from his own woodland, author Ben Law has evolved his own style of natural building, now tried and tested on many other builds across England. Ben has built ho..
'Packed with Lyn Webster?s common-sense attitude, this challenging and informative guide can help you change the habits of a life time - for the better.?NZ Lifestyle FarmerIf you want to get ahead in ..
The interest in sheds has grown over recent years, with 'man caves' and 'she sheds' becoming part of the garden landscape - either for hobby or office use, a summer house or a place to escape. Televis..
Build your skills while building something fun! One of the rewards of woodworking is getting to show off your work--either as part of your home decor or as handmade gifts for family and friends. This ..