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Bungalows

Bungalows" provides a history and overview, along with proven, tasteful design solutions for a variety of bungalow-style remodels, additions, renovations, and new construction. Includes options for a wide variety of budgets, styles and sizes of homes. 280 photos. 115 drawings.

Building Small Projects

Built-Ins

For anyone with basic woodworking skills up to the most skilled master craftsman, this book provides a unique perspective on built-ins -- from strategic planning, to dealing with idiosyncratic spaces, to practical advice on a wide range of projects. As the latest addition to our successful Build Like A Pro series, Built-Ins gives you 192 pages of insights and guidance from longtime how-to author ...

Threads Sewing Guide

Readers who love to sew - especially those who know Threads magazine - will have to have this definitive sewing encyclopedia. An incomparable collection of the best sewing information available, Threads Sewing Guide promises to explain, with trademark thoroughness, the full range of garment sewing techniques. Threads Sewing Guide covers all the bases for anyone who delights in sewing: tools ...

Turning Wood

Richard Raffan demonstrates the moves that are so important to skillful woodturning. Then he leads you through six useful projects from his companion book, Turning Wood with Richard Raffan. You will learn about: Techniques sharpening stance and movement gouge exercises skew exercises centerwork techniques facework techniques and Projects tool handle light-pull knob scoop box breadboard bowl

Your First Workshop

A bewildering variety of tools, clever marketing copy, and lack of knowledge can lead even the most determined new woodworker to make many unnecessary purchases, causing frustration or retreat. Written for true beginners, Your First Shop offers inspiration and encouragement, guiding readers toward smart tool choices by providing realistic, reliable information. Best-selling author Aimé ...

Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Tablesaws

From the most basic techniques to the most advanced procedures, here's the ultimate owner's manual for anyone who uses a tablesaw. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced user, you'll find all the valuable tips and step-by-step advice you need to master ripping, crosscutting, joint making, and shaping. All made so much easier to learn -- and put into action -- by over 600 useful photos and ...

The Big Book of Socks

Welcome to Kathleen Taylor's latest knitting extravaganza - a sock party in a book! The author of the best-selling Knit One, Felt Too and I Heart Felt is back with everything you ever wanted to know about socks, with 75 patterns to prove it. The Big Book of Socks is chock full of Kathleen Taylor's fun and fabulous designs for knitters of all ages and skill levels. There's something for everyone ...

The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling

Building a home is a complicated, precise, and labor-intensive process. From drawing a design to selecting the site to laying the foundation, building the frame, installing the plumbing, wiring, HVAC, and everything in between, there are countless opportunities for something to go wrong. So how does a homeowner,  builder, or remodeler make sure that their project stays on track every step of the ...

All New Building Decks

All pros on deck in the completely new edition of All New Building Decks. It’s the ideal time to start thinking about your deck – either the one you already have that you want to fix up, or the one that you’ve been dreaming of building. Either way, All New Building Decks – the hot-off-the-press new edition of the bestselling favorite – will walk you through the steps, materials, and do’s and ...

The Complete Book of Polymer Clay

If crafts are big, then clay is colossal. From pins and pendants to bracelets, buttons, and embellishments, crafters of all ages are embracing the creativity that polymer clay inspires. The Complete Book of Polymer Clay is an encyclopedic book by renowned expert Lisa Pavelka includes the latest techniques, handy tips, and trade secrets. Pavelka presents a sweeping overview of materials, how-to ...

Turning Bowls with Richard Raffan

The worlds pre-eminent woodturning teacher provides everything you need to know to turn bowls. Richard Raffan draws upon his 30 plus years of experience to lead you through the key elements -- from planning to completion. With the help of detailed text and step-by-step photos, Raffan covers wood and tool selection, design advice, surface embellishment and finishing techniques. For the more ...

Fine Machine Sewing Revised Edition

This beautiful reference book makes advanced finishing styles accessible to all levels of sewers. Hundreds of color photos and illustrations demonstrate tools, techniques, and tips, as well as completed garments. Fine Machine Sewing provides confidence and inspiration to home sewers looking to expand their repertoire.

Hardwood Floors

Building Fireplace Mantels

The attractive and distinctive fireplace mantels in Building Fireplace Mantels will inspire homeowners to undertake one of the most popular renovation projects in the home. Step-by-step instructions, cutlists and excellent process photography and illustrations will make this book appeal to woodworkers with varying degrees of expertise.