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New Bathroom Idea Book

Jamie Gold named on of 2017's "The 50 Top Innovators" by Kitchen & Bath Design News The bathroom continues to be one area of the house that homeowners are willing to spend money on. This all-new edition of Bathroom Idea Book—a virtual designer's notebook of ideas, inspiration, and information—will be a homeowner's first step in turning a dream bath into a real one, whether it's new construction ...

Kitchen Upgrades

This completely new edition from the editors of Fine Homebuilding will provide all the advice you need to remodel a kitchen of any size or shape, on any budget. Our pros will take you through every step of the process with practical, up-to-date information on choosing and installing kitchen cabinets, countertops, flooring, lighting, and appliances. With the site-tested tips and techniques that ...

Musings of an Energy Nerd

In this fascinating collection of postings from his popular “Musings of an Energy Nerd” blog, Green Building Advisor’s Martin Holladay cuts through the hype and myths about energy efficiency, sustainability, and green building to present the very best ways to make your home more energy efficient. Martin Holladay has been making weekly postings to his “Musings of an Energy Nerd” blog on Green ...

Decks

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, carefully, and safely, you can produce a great-looking deck that you can be proud of. Author Dave Toht takes you through every step of the way, from design and planning, choosing tools and materials, ...

Joinery

MASTER THE ESSENTIAL WOOD JOINTS All woodworkers worth their sawdust know that joinery—good, bad, or indifferent—tells the unvarnished truth; how well a piece is made and how skilled the maker is. Over the decades, no one has proven better at teaching readers how to make beautiful, enduring joinery than Fine Woodworking. This comprehensive and practical book demystifies the all-important ...

Turned Boxes

Turned Boxes is a must for all avid woodworkers. Packed with over 40 projects, there are designs to suit all levels of ability as well as taste—from simple boxes with an elegant lid to more intricate designs incorporating screw threads and exotic timbers — there are a wealth of projects to choose from. Most of the projects include helpful tips and hints which will help to ensure a perfect result ...

Outdoor Woodworking

Outdoor Woodworking is an impressive new title containing a collection of projects, all ideal for the garden, patio or deck. There are some projects ideal for those just starting out in woodworking and others that will challenge even the experienced woodworker. All of the projects include clear guidance on how best to approach the construction of each piece. There are also a number of projects ...

The Versatile Nine Patch

Often, the nine patch is one of the first blocks taught to beginners learning to quilt. But the nine patch is also one of the most diverse blocks, offering many different design options. In ScrapTherapy® The Versatile Nine Patch, quilt designer and teacher Joan Ford offers gorgeous designs using the traditional nine patch block plus more challenging and creative patterns that turn a nine patch ...

Improv Paper Piecing

Love to create repeating blocks in your quilts but tired of the same patterns? Step away from the ordinary and try your hand at a new technique-based approach to improvisation. Gorgeous photographs illustrate 10 beautiful projects where Amy Friend seamlessly bridges the gap between improvised design and technical execution. Discover a unique approach to creating one-of-a-kind blocks with guided ...

The Fussy Cut Sampler

If you are like authors Nichole and Elisabeth, your favorite part of quilting is fussy cutting – and it usually involves figuring out how to enhance an interesting quilt block by framing a favorite element in your most-loved fabric! Let fussy cutting become more than just showing a single design. By following along with how Nichole and Elisabeth create drastically different samplers from each of ...

How to Sew

Learning to sew has never been easier! An accessible introduction to sewing, How to Sew is for absolute beginners. Simple-to-follow projects teach the basic skills and techniques of this fun and creative craft. New sewers will learn everything they need to get started, including how to do the necessary stitches, make seams, and add creative details and fastenings. Straightforward instructions ...

The Gentleman's Wardrobe

For debonair gentlemen who eschew denim if favor of tweed, and feel that grooming and gallantry should not be consigned to history, this book will suit your needs. The Gentleman's Wardrobe features a cornucopia of elegant garments and accessories to sew, this beautifully illustrated book is full of inspiration and charm.  Including beautiful garments such as pajamas, vest, trousers and jacket, ...

Big.Knit.Love.

Big knitting is fast and fashionable! Big.Knit.Love. introduces newbies and experienced knitters to knitting with big needles and bulky, super bulky, and jumbo yarns with 20 patterns for gorgeous wearables. Called one of the most important knitting trends by Lion Brand Yarn, knitting with chunky yarns is less structured than knitting with standard-sized needles and yarns, making it perfect for ...

How to Knit

Learning to knit has never been easier! An accessible introduction to knitting, How to Knit is for absolute beginners. Simple-to-follow projects teach the basic skills and techniques of this fun and creative craft. Beginners will learn all the essentials, from how to hold needles, cast on and off, make a tension swatch, and form the basic knit and purl stitches, to how to knit stripes, cable, ...

How to Crochet

Learning to crochet has never been easier! An accessible introduction to crochet, How to Crochet is for absolute beginners. Simple-to-follow projects teach the basic skills and techniques of this fun and creative craft. New crocheters will learn everything they need to get started, including how to do the basic stitches, read charts and patterns, and finish off theirwork. Ten stylish projects ...